Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Material Control Clerk (2nd Shift)

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Shipping Receiving - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


    We are seeking a Material Control Clerk to join our team in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area). Union. 2nd Shift.


    Perform clerical and manual duties involved in receiving, issuing, storing, expediting and controlling materials, parts, tool, details, assemblies, blueprints, supplies and equipment.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    100% - Perform various material control duties:

    • 10% - Read, interpret, and work from documents, manuals drawings, invoices, tool requests , shipping lists, shop orders, kit lists, nomenclature, procedures, manufacturing orders, sketches, procurement requests and requisitions to establish material and supply requirements in support of manufacturing and engineering operations.
    • 10% - Communicate tactfully and effectively with others while working to verbal or written instructions by performing clerical tasks relative to the acquisition, control, receiving, moving, transferring, issuing, storing, disposal of and ship company or customer furnished material and support items in a production control station, stockroom, tool crib, receiving dock and warehouse.
    • 20% - Apply a working knowledge of inventory control systems, record maintenance, filing and statistical reports to set up and operate stockrooms and tool cribs and perform clerical and manual tasks related to kiting, developing shortage lists and inventory control.
    • 10% - Set up and operate tool crib by applying knowledge of tool crib procedures and nomenclatures of such items as tooling, tools, jigs, fixtures, hand tools and measuring instruments.
    • 20% - Expedite the physical progress of assigned shortages through manufacturing of other processing departments by moving or arranging for the movement of urgent parts, materials, tools, equipment, or assemblies.
    • 20% - Operate material handling equipment, hand tools and power tools such as forklifts and pallet jacks, as necessary to receive, move, store and issue material, tooling and tools, company equipment and products, and customer furnished equipment to material.
    • 5% - Perform clerical functions and related manual tasks to receive or ship material, equipment and products.
    • 5% - Operate a stand-alone computer or computer-based equipment to input, maintain and retrieve data records pertinent to the production control of manufacturing items and statistics of performed clerical functions in the various operating units of production control.


    High school diploma or equivalent required.


    Minimum of 5 years of experience in related field.


    Basic computer skills.


    Prior forklift experience preferred.


    Prior scooter experience preferred.


    Banding material handling preferred.


    US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.   May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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