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Title:  Specialist Materials

Location: 

Newark, NJ, US, 07114

Req ID:  31762

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Position Summary

The Material Specialist maintains the warehouse and stores stock with the Aircraft Maintenance Department in all Materiel Operations to ensure adequate supply of materials. 

Essential Responsibilities

Perform data entry into the computer inventory system to include locating, issuing, receiving, and shipping of materials.

  • Load aircraft tires, brakes, and related aircraft parts and materials.
  • Perform inventory audits, inspections, and reconciliations of materials based on direction from leadership.
  • Monitor and update stock items, minimum and maximum stock levels, and coordinates stock level adjustments with Aircraft Maintenance, Purchasing, and/or other departments within the Company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • Pass and maintain rating and be able to drive forklifts (4 (four) K to 18 (eighteen) K) tugs, trucks, and other vehicles
  • Ability to use handheld two way radios, headsets and/or phone
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, travel and/or work variable hours including holiday and weekends.
  • Successfully pass the Materials and General Maintenance Manual (GMM) training courses
  • Successfully pass Hazmat Awareness course
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge for all Blue Materiel cities.
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills
  • Complete fluency in written and spoken English
  • Depending on location, may need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance
  • Available for overnight travel (50%)
  • Depending on location you may be required to pass an International Air Transport Association (IATA) or Department of Transportation (DOT) approved Hazardous Materiel Training Course and maintain recurrent training of the course
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a driving record that meets JetBlue Airways’ insurance standards
  • Valid travel documents with the ability to travel in and out of the United States
  • Pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
    Preferred Experience and Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree in aviation, finance, business or related discipline
  • One (1) year warehouse experience
    Crewmember Expectations:
  • Available to respond on short-notice
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))
  • Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Upholding JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities  
    Equipment:
  • Computer and other office equipment
  • Inventory Control System, i.e. TRAX
  • All types of Ground Support Equipment: trucks, tugs, box truck, forklifts, (all types up to 35K)
  • Packing Machine equipment
  • Small and large weighing scales
  • Part storage system equipment
  • Other equipment when needed in support of logistics and aircraft support

   Work Environment:

  • Work may be outdoors with seasonal weather
  • Able to work irregular shifts (i.e, midnight, days, weekends, and holidays)
  • Work outdoors on the aircraft ramp side and/or the hangar with elevated noise levels
  • Elevated noise levels in terminal area and outdoor conditions
  • On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in support of the stations for which they hold responsibilities

Physical Effort:

  • Position requires strenuous physical work.  Heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently. (Heavy)

 


Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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