DRS Technologies Inc. Lead Material Handler in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Leonardo DRSis a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

DRS Training & Control Systems (TCS), Fort Walton Beach, FL, provides engineering, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems for sea, land, air, and space use. Our product and service areas include electronic control and monitoring systems, aerospace material handling systems, simulation and training systems, aerospace support equipment, contract manufacturing, engineering, and product support. In addition, DRS TCS has contract logistics support operations domestically as well as in Europe and the Middle East.

Job LocationFort Walton Beach, FL

Title: Lead Material Handler

Position Summary:

Lead responsibilities for all materials management and control activities. Responsibilities include: receiving, storing, distributing, and shipping of raw, in-process or finished products and materials within or near plant, warehouse, storage facility or worksite.

*Duties and Responsibilities: *

  • Follow all procedures (SEPs) and operating instructions, meeting both in-house and regulatory quality standards, while ensuring accurate and timely documentation of each operation

  • Use systems and applicable documentation to capture, track, monitor, and maintain inventory data - ensuring entries are timely and accurate.

  • Receives and stores materials and packaging components - ensuring inventory integrity, safety, and identity.

  • Prepares orders and kits by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; and placing orders in delivery area.

  • Package, ship, and distribute materials in accordance with procedures, regulations, and industry best practice guidelines. Acquire and maintain needed regulatory certifications (e.g., IATA/DOT Dangerous Goods - 49 CFR).

  • Completes and maintains required reports and documents in accordance with procedures and regulations.

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, storage areas, and workstations neat; maintaining clean and organized receiving, shipping, and supply areas.

  • Works under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine, adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals.

  • Ability to build and maintain cross-functional collaboration and communication with internal and external customers, clients, and vendors including: Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Trade Compliance, Contracts, and Program Management.

  • Works under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that reflect substantial variety and complexity

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED and 5+ years materia handling experience

  • Must maintain forklift certification

  • Must be diligent & hardworking

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #AIS