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Inventory Operations Manager  


Role Overview:

Manage activities relating to the receiving, storing, and/or shipping of materials or finished goods ensures materials are received from proper vendors, that they are delivered to inventory, and that finished goods are packaged according to specification and shipped in a timely manner. Reviews receipt of all materials to ensure purchase orders are open and the quality of materials received is correct. Ensures the security and accountability of materials and goods with inventory control. Ensures materials are available to meet production schedules and/or products are shipped as per marketing schedules. Establishes and modifies operational methods and procedures. Maintains documentation to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of department activities. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


The Ideal candidate:

Smaller company experience, possess a start-up, entrepreneur mindset.

Desire to grow and develop, having both horizontally and vertically development and growth within the business.

Emotionally intelligent and able to build strong trust with leaders and employees of diverse backgrounds and situations at all levels.

An exceptional communicator in both written and verbal interactions; clear, concise, and courageous in giving tough but supportive feedback when needed.

Comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, nimble and responsive in the short-term while driving progress on longer-term initiatives.

A proven track record of developing others.

Skill in monitoring/assessing the performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Role & Responsibilities

Will build and manage the Materials Team and reports to the Sr. Operations Manager

Will lead a team of ~15 Material Handlers and Receiving Inspectors

Drive Safety, Quality, Throughput, and culture within the business

Will oversee the materials environment supporting an aerospace electronics manufacturing facility.

Support high mix, low volume electronics assembly and test facility

Lead team through successful development and execution of monthly plans to meet and exceed schedule, revenue, and cost requirements

Responsible for establishing optimum utilization of available resources through efficient manpower management.

Support the development of new methods, processes, and apply them to the manufacturing operation for productivity gains.

Coach and mentor team members to deliver excellence to every internal and external customer.

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and build a consensus in a high-pressure environment.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Key Performance Indicator:

Kit quantity and quality dropped to the floor

Shift Days  
Citizenship Requirements  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 5/12/2023  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, requirements of this position include being eligible to work with export controlled products and related data without restriction.  
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