Orbital ATK Careers

Inventory Control Clerk

Elkton, MD
Materials and Distribution

Job Description

Job ID: PJM20181501-43158

Orbital ATK Defense Electronics Systems is a division of Defense Group. Our facility in Elkton, Maryland is seeking an Inventory Control Clerk with shipping and receiving skills.

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission - whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition. 

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

The Orbital ATK Missile Defense and Controls (MD&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton MD&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers.  The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.

Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

Position Description:

To receive and store products and materials received from Receiving Inspection according to procedures and work instructions.

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Receive and stock material incoming from Receiving Inspection.
  • Disburse or transfer material in accordance to work instructions.
  • Take physical inventory of all parts and materials on a regular periodic basis and reconcile balance with material control.
  • Perform clerical duties such as: receiving, auditing, posting bin cards, preparing, and verifying paperwork.
  • Some PC inputs.
  • May be cross-trained and perform in other areas of Supply Chain.
  • Company shipping practices and procedures, transportation routing, schedules, and requirements will be followed.
  • Outgoing materials will be prepared for shipment and incoming materials will be received and distributed.  Packs or unwraps items such as raw stock, assemblies, parts, building materials, office supplies, equipment, etc.
  • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials to stated identifications; logs receipt of items on the computer system, processes freight bills, packing sheets, and other documents; reports materials shipped and bills of lading; posts weight and shipping charges and routes merchandise to destinations.
  • Will operate light to heavy trucks or passenger vehicles to transport materials, merchandise, or equipment on or outside company property.
  • Will load or unload utilizing a forklift as necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent  attendance record with ability to work flexible hours and able to meet overtime requirements
  • Fork Lift Driving Experience is a plus
  • Shipping  & Receiving Experience is a plus
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • One year of experience in stock room area.
  • Stock and disburse, manual and/or clerical work required.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products, and your ideas, into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do! We are an equal opportunity employer 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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: None
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Inventory Management, Logistics, Lean/Six Sigma, Material/Planning, Production Control Tools, Packaging, Inventory Management, Distribution, Administrative
Group: Defense