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Materials Lead

Company: Meggitt PLC
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Materials Lead directs the activities and employees who ship and receive supplies, materials and manufactured parts. Ensures the proper materials and procurement for Meggitt's projects. Oversees the processes for the storage, inventory, equipment and materials needed, while following policies, procedures and safety regulations. A Materials Lead identifies, transports, packs, removes, and disposes of materials. Materials Lead will also perform Material Handlers duties.

Job Core Responsibilities

* The Materials Lead directs the activities and employees who ship and receive supplies, materials and manufactured parts.
* Effectively manages and develops staff for the Shipping and Receiving Function and oversees the related activities
* Ensures the effective and efficient operation, of the broad functional area to control the flow of goods and regulates warehouse space in accordance with established policies and procedures.
* Confirms the Shipping and Receiving Function has sufficient resources, skills and capabilities in place to meet objectives.
* Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs.
* Monitors and reports on key metrics and performance indicators to enable the accurate and timely monitoring of objectives.
* Administers and operates the organization's warehouses, including processing, packaging and storage of supplies, materials and equipment.
* Identifies roadblocks and inefficiencies in business processes and makes improvements to ensure requirements are met efficiently.
* Accounts for all materials and supplies in the stores facilities; audits goods received into warehouse
* Oversees receipt, storage and shipment of materials, and related reporting in accordance with established procedures
* Prepares and coordinates schedules for shipping and receiving materials to control the flow of goods and regulate warehouse space
* Follows specific quality criteria to maintain quality system requirements, record data within a computerized business system that includes dimensions, weight, quantity or other specific information
* Participates in continuous improvement activities on a daily basis and on project teams
* Ensures the effectiveness of operating procedures, space utilization, and maintenance and protection of facilities and equipment
* Follows all safety policy, procedures and safety regulations
* Other responsibilities as assigned
* Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary
* Familiarity of HAZMAT materials and the ability to identify, transport, pack, remove, and dispose of materials. The candidate must follow safety procedures and regulations, including wearing special protective gear and disposing

Job Specifications

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.

Years Experience: 3 or more years of experience working in a warehouse/shipping and receiving environment, Previous experience is a leadership role is preferred.


* Strong PC Proficiency required in M2M with general knowledge of MS Word/Excel and Bartender ID Software
* Understanding of DLA and Lean/Continuous methodologies.
* FOD & Tool Control
* 6S Methodologies/ Inventory Control
* Must be able to lift, hold and carry up to 40 pounds unaided. Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job.
* Strong communication skills are vital to the success of this position (this includes verbal, written, and listening skills).
* Ability to adapt to change in a rapidly growing environment.
* Flexibility at handling different tasks simultaneously.
* Ability to identify problems in the work environment and come up with solutions.
* Positive and optimistic outlook towards work and others..
* Organized and self-motivated.
* Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
* Ability to manage multiple duties, set priorities and follow tasks through completion.
* Must be able to work extended hours as required.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

Keywords: Meggitt PLC, San Diego , Materials Lead, Other , San Diego, California

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