Material Handler

Senior Aerospace SSP - 2980 N San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504

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Vacancy title
Material Handler
Senior Aerospace SSP - 2980 N San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504
Advertised salary
$20.00 hour
Employment type
Working pattern
Monday-Friday, 5:00 AM-1:30 PM
Closing date
29 September 2023

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is SSP?

Senior Aerospace SSP, specializes in designing, manufacturing, and qualifying complex ducting systems for aerospace applications. Since its humble roots in 1945, the campus has now expanded to include a 59,000 sq. ft high-volume production facility, in addition to its legacy 131,000 ft2 main buildings which combined, accommodate over 500 employees. Vertically integrated with its own foundry, fabrication shop, and ISO certified engineering lab, Senior Aerospace SSP acquired by Senior PLC in 1995 and has continued its expansion into new programs and technologies. 

Why join SSP?

Senior Aerospace SSP  is the leader of innovative design and manufacturing methods in the area of complex aerospace systems. Joining out team will provide you with a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team. You will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, matching 401K plan and paid time off. Apply today for an opportunity to join our team!

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

What does the job involve?

Transports material to and from manufacturing departments at point of use locations. Receives, stores, and issues materials. Transports tools, equipment, and products within the organization.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, must be able to perform a variety of job duties including, but not limited to:

  • Unloads materials from department manufacturing areas and places in specified plant locations.
  • Delivers materials to point of use locations per manufacturing flow instructions.
  • Support deployment and sustainment of Kanban systems.
  • Issues parts to work orders according to pick lists.
  • Receives and stores parts from work orders and purchase orders to stock.
  • Retrieves and transports materials for loading and unloading to trucks and/or departments as required.
  • Moves parts which include performing weight counts; updating material identification tags.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory control (e.g. performing cycle counts and physical inventory)
  • Drives and maintains preventative maintenance on fork lifts, vehicles, and industrial tuggers.
  • Follow all Senior policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned.


In addition to the above, Material Handlers are to maintain an organized, clean and safe work area using safety standards and expectations while adhering to all quality practices. Senior is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or 2- 5 years of related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experiences:
  • Knowledge of Inventory control, and/or experience with work orders.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing work flow.
  • Experience driving forklifts.


Required Skills:

  • Language: Must have excellent communication and inter-personal skills; must have the ability to read, comprehend, present, and write (in English) correspondence, work orders, policies, procedures, etc.; must have the ability to prepare presentations and speak/ present material to large groups of employees.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply a general understanding to carry out detailed, written and oral instructions. Also, must be able to solve problems involving many variables in various situations.
  • Mathematical Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Other Abilities: Must have the ability to interact with employees of all levels and cultural backgrounds; must have the ability to handle many customers and a variety of requests; and must be able to read blue prints. Must be a detail orientated, self- administrator able to work quickly and effectively in a fast- paced environment.


Tools used:

  • Hand measuring tools, calculators, personal computer, telephone, copier, and scanner.


ITAR Compliance:

  • Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.