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PDS Tech Inc Material Handler - DFW 1st shift in Dallas, Texas

PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Material Handler position in Grand Prairie, TX

Position Summary:

Responsible for the planning, processing and on-time fulfillment of internal and external customer orders for Supplemental Type Certificate kits as well as other kit related building activities.

This assignment is expected to be through December 2021.

Primary Responsibilities:

Kit Planning and Building: 80%

  • Open production orders to build Supplemental Type Certificate kits to support external and internal customer requirements

  • Open production orders to build non- Supplemental Type Certificate kits such as systematic kits for the internal Component Repair shop or periodic inspection kits for Contractor Logistics Support requirements

  • Update kits in inventory as changes are made to bills of materials to ensure kits stay at the latest revision

Materials Management: 15%

  • Enter demands against production orders to issue necessary materials from inventory to support kit building activities

  • Submit expedite requests to warehouse for material receipt and/or issue to ensure customer need dates are met

  • Make recommendations to Material Planning personnel to maintain adequate inventory levels to support kitting activity

Reporting: 5%

  • Request Supplemental Type Certificate data packages from internal Engineering print room and ensure outgoing kits have proper documentation to support installation at customer site

  • Ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations

  • Report kitting activity to management on a weekly basis

  • Report kitting issues to management to prevent or limit delays to kitting activities needed to support internal and external customers

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:

Required:

  • AA degree or equivalent work experience.

Experience:

Required:

  • A minimum of three (3) years in a materials planning function directly related to areas of demand forecasting, customer demand management, material planning, inventory control, purchasing, production planning or scheduling

Preferred:

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft parts and components

  • Knowledge of hazardous materials

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

  • None

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

Required:

  • Entry level knowledge of material management, bills of materials, and inventory of materials

  • Entry level knowledge of technical terms

Preferred:

  • In depth knowledge of company structure and how each department interacts and depends on each other.

  • Strong knowledge of technical terms

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Requires ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form. Proficiency in French language is preferred

  • Regularly make contact with warehouse by phone, email or in person to resolve problems with receipt and goods issue of materials

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Knowledge of SAP/MRP preferred

Travel Required:

  • 5% Domestic and International

Citizenship:

  • US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder or person covered under our existing ITAR license)

Clearance:

  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Determine what materials to maintain in stock collection and appropriate inventory levels directly related to kitting activity that will allow company to meet goals and performance metrics

  • Expedite delivery of kitting materials required to meet customer expectations and requested delivery dates

Organizational information:

  • This position reports to Manager, Material Planning

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0

  • Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Plan, process and execute on-time fulfillment of internal and external customer orders for Supplemental Type Certificate kits as well as other kit related building activities.

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved Communication on a regular Basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 95%

  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings. Daily

  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms. Daily

  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications. Daily

  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts. Daily

  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Daily

  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Daily

  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools. Daily

  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer. Daily

  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving. Daily

  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor. Several times a week

  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. Rarely

  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. Daily

  • Personal Protective Equipment required: Required PPE includes, but is not limited to, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Respirators/Masks, and/or Protective Gloves as required by site and/or customer site

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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