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Inventory Specialist

Vast

Vast

Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

At Vast, our mission is to contribute to a future where billions of people are living and thriving in space. We are building artificial gravity space stations, allowing long-term stays in space without the adverse effects of zero-gravity. Our initial crewed space habitat will be Haven-1, scheduled to be the world’s first commercial space station when it launches into low earth orbit in August 2025. Our team is all-in, committed to executing our mission safely and on time. If you want to work with the most talented people on Earth furthering space exploration for humanity, come join us.

Vast is looking for a Inventory Specialist, reporting to the Supervisor, Inventory Management, to support the development of the systems that will be required for the design and build of artificial-gravity human-rated space stations. This will be a full-time, non-exempt position located in our Long Beach location.

Responsibilities:

  • Stock and issue of parts, materials, and hardware to support site operations.
  • Perform picking function to make up necessary kits of parts, material and hardware as required, ascertaining that all parts are available and accounted for in kit.
  • Monitor shelf-life storage and maintain proper rotation of stock.
  • Perform routine cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Perform good housekeeping, safety, and 5S practices in area.
  • May operate forklift or hand truck to move, convey or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Assist with generating compliant manufacturing documentation and engage interdepartmentally with quality and purchasing functions for work in an ISO certified environment.
  • Constantly aware of available materials to ensure availability to customers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate.
  • 1+ years of inventory control experience.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with automated parts tracking system.
  • Experience with generating manufacturing documentation.
  • Comfortable working in a high-stress environment balancing several projects at any given time, and the flexibility to adjust for abrupt changes in strategic direction.

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends to support critical mission milestones.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs unassisted.
Salary Range: California
$20$31 USD
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Base salary will vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills, experience, business needs, and market demand. Salary is just one component of our comprehensive compensation package. Full-time employees also receive company equity, as well as access to a full suite of compelling benefits and perks, including: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents, flexible paid time off for exempt staff and up to 15 days of vacation for non-exempt staff, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, free catered meals and snacks and beverages, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, One Medical membership, ClassPass credits, personalized mental healthcare through Spring Health, and other discounts and perks.

U.S. EXPORT CONTROL COMPLIANCE STATUS

The person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a “U.S. person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.62 or otherwise eligible for deemed export licensing. This status includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and asylees and refugees with such status granted, not pending.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.