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Inventory Control Specialist II

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Merritt Island
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will support the design, development and fabrication of space launch vehicles and components to support human spaceflight programs. This is a hands-on position that requires strong communication, organization, planning, and inventory skills. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


* Maintain inventory in accordance with company policies. To include proper labeling, storage, handling, and packaging. To include temperature and time sensitive materials
* Perform cycle and annual inventory counts in accordance with count schedule. Research discrepancies in cycle and inventory counts
* Kit parts to work orders following daily work order pick schedule. To include physically pulling, packaging, labeling and electronically transacting parts from inventory
* Research shorts and mis-picks daily to verify proper inventory
* Inspect and receive parts returning to stock from work orders
* Work with Quality and Purchasing teams to resolve items with procurement and quality issues
* Follow up with purchase team for returns (warranty, RMA)
* Operate company equipment, e.g. electric pallet jacks, various size forklifts, common hand tools, and computer equipment
* Deliver kits and parts to staging and individual work cell areas as required
* Maintain clean and safe work areas following company policies and industry best practices (5 S)
* Inspect and verify incoming shipments to the facility. Must be able to work with shipping and receiving department to inspect and receive larger items that will not be stored in common inventory areas
* Help in the coordination of shipping to and from the facility for out plant processing work
* Work directly with planning and purchasing teams to ensure all daily requirements are met with each job. If materials are not in house for the work order, the stockroom attendant will inform the appropriate party


* 1-3+ years of experience within the manufacture industry.
* Associates Degree or High school diploma.
* Must be able to read and take direction in English
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Costpoint, and familiar with Inventory software (i.e. Maximo, Peoplesoft, etc)
* Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. and work extended periods in various climates and conditions (freezer, outdoors, hazardous, clean, etc..)
* Ability to work above 8 feet
* Ability to work different shift as needed
* Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
* Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum


* Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends and travel on occasion
* Based upon job duties, may need to work in various areas that may cause exposure to fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA and ACGIH exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and/or be part of a hearing conservation program due to noise levels around certain equipment.
* Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
* Experience with ERP systems
* Ability to handle multiple decisions based on workload dispersion, program priorities and management and customer decisions
* Strong interpersonal skills including excellent written and oral communication skills
* Strong math and analytical skills to solve problems
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. - 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. - 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.

Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays

Keywords: Blue Origin, Melbourne , Inventory Control Specialist II, Professions , Merritt Island, Florida

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