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Material Logistics Specialist

American Airlines
Chicago, IL 60602

Location: ORD Hgr 1 (ORD-HGR1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33423 

Intro

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

What you'll do

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • The work of the Material Logistics Specialists classification, depending upon assignment, includes any or all of the following:
  • Requisitioning, receiving, storing, stock chasing, disbursing, transferring, exchanging, returning to factory, shipping, delivering, rearranging stock, not stock, equipment, supplies, and materials charged to Stores inventory as required while in the custody of the Stores Division.
  • Setting up of necessary facilities to carry out these duties, and associated miscellaneous activities are accomplished by such operations as: Counting physical inventory, checking minimums and maximums, originating and checking and routing forms according to procedure.
  • Identifying items; lifting, carrying, binning, and pulling items from stock; loading, unloading, packing and unpacking items, and related physical work.
  • Checks items handled against requisitioning or accompanying forms to identify any apparent mishandling, discrepancy or other error; corrects routine errors and refers others to supervisor; refers to parts catalogues, parts lists, location index, Company manuals, to identify and locate items.
  • Stores a wide variety of tools, jigs, fixtures, equipment and materials and issues them upon request to authorized personnel; upon receipt of replacement items or return of issued items, checks against appropriate requisition form for discrepancies by such operations as counting items, examining items visually and manually for defects or wear.
  • Corrects routine errors in forms and refers others to supervisor; bins items in serviceable condition, sorts non-serviceable items into salvage or scrap bins according to their condition; makes minor repairs.
  • Maintains inventory within established specifications and in serviceable condition by following the appropriate procedure to exchange a broken tool, to request repairs, or to requisition additional supplies; reports overdue items and shortages to supervisor.
  • May pack or unpack items kept in tool crib.
  • As may apply to work assignment, uses drill, grinder, small tools.
  • Exchanges information with Inventory Records personnel.
  • Follows up purchasing on selected incomplete items. Gives data on stock to authorized Company personnel, especially Stores, Inventory Control, Maintenance, Treasury and Communications personnel.
  • Keeps work and adjacent areas clear. Stores items according to Company, fire, safety, and "good housekeeping" regulations and practices. Cleans and services equipment used to keep it in operating condition and presentable and reports need for repairs.
  • Works according to Company regulations and procedures and instructions from Crew Chief or supervisor.
  • As may apply to work assignment, climbs on ladders, bins, etc.; drives or guides powered equipment such as industrial tractors with or without a trailer, fork lift, truck or station wagon, power saw; uses hand tools such as hammer, crow bar, pliers, screwdrivers, wrench; uses industrial scales, uses cleaning equipment such as broom, dust cloth, dust pan, and rags, and any other equipment used to aid in carrying out assigned duties in the most efficient manner.
All you'll need for success
  • HS diploma or GED required
  • Applicants must have either successfully completed two years (equivalent) of college or have received a certificate from an acceptable trade/technical school or must have twelve (12) or more months of acceptable experience in general warehouse or similar type supply function involving receiving, shipping and binning material by parts and serial number
  • Applicable valid drivers license as required by local authorities
  • Successful completion of all required qualifying tests; including hazardous material handling
  • Work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days off
  • Work overtime on short notice in emergencies or when operationally necessary
  • Read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • Read and write legibly to complete forms and/or acknowledge messages, as well as identify company part numbers, invoice, bill of lading, and shipper numbers, as required
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Use simple arithmetic (Addition and subtraction of six-digit numbers)
  • Must have knowledge of and ability to use basic computer skills
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable
  • Reports to work on a regular and timely basis.

* Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33423 

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Posted: 2019-11-09 Expires: 2019-12-09

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