Material Handler

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21220

Company: STENAHCM20

About Us:

ST Engineering MRAS is a world-leading manufacturer of complex aerostructures including nacelle systems and specialized structural components of the airframe. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators. Located on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, MRAS has a 1.4-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres – where the company and its predecessors have designed, built, and equipped civil and military aircraft for over 95 years. In addition to MRAS' design, development and manufacturing capabilities, the company provides technical support, spares, and other services for its products. 




Maintains a stockroom(s), receiving dock(s) or tool crib(s) with full responsibility for input, maintenance and accuracy of system(s) based inventory records and/or receiving records, as well as the receipt, control, kit pick and issue functions. To perform all stockrooms and receiving dock responsibilities as well as maintaining program kitting schedules, run and expedite backorder reports, coordinate receipt and delivery of critical line stopper material. To perform this function in accordance with the following duties. Performs any required follow-up and expediting assignments to ensure the availability for manufacturing personnel of assigned material, tools, parts, and assemblies in accordance with established production schedules.


Responsibility also includes keeping the assigned area in a neat and orderly manner to maintain a safe and clean work area. This includes removing large containers and all cardboard to a prearranged area, which Conservation will proceed with proper disposal.


Attends meetings in connection with the review of processes and process improvements, pointing out actual or potential failures to meet schedules or execution and suggesting appropriate corrective measures. Suggests to supervisor changes in material handling, expediting and follow-up procedures. Able to repeatedly lift and carry [up to but not limited] 30 pounds unassisted on a consistent basis. Able to walk up and down ladders and stairs on a repeated and consistent basis.


Must obtain and maintain Training and Certification for Forklift and all other Transportation devices applicable to Production Control Department. Must maintain EHS and Quality Trainings.





Receives work assignments and goes to work site. Moves, lifts, and handles materials, parts, details, assemblies, etc. throughout the plant. Utilizes powered forklift, and/or a variety of hand operated battery powered skid lifts: forklifts, tow motors, hand trucks, dollies, “A” frames, etc.


Records jobs to assure an adequate control of movement, serial numbers, and area location of all jobs received or dispersed. Assists in making periodic shop inventories. Counts and stamps parts, prepares, and attaches metal tags for identification purposes as an assist to the assigned department as necessary. Obtains required tools from storage area, and places tool with job. Indicates on trouble rack list of jobs for which tools are not available, showing job number, serial number, and missing tool number and any other pertinent information.


Follows the manufacture of details and/or assemblies through various operational sequences. Assists higher graded employees in maintaining production status reports showing quantities, schedule, promise dates, completion dates, and other information pertinent to expediting by contacting persons concerned to determine status of tools, materials, and job progress. Explains the relative priority of 410 items needed to meet production schedules during initial contacts with supervision: when desired results cannot be obtained, refers job to higher graded employees for additional actions.


Secures information of a routine nature necessary for efficient follow-up operations, such as checking with supervision to ensure that job orders are executed, ensuring that material and tool write-ups are available, and acquiring delivery promise dates on procurement items and subcontracted jobs. Submits acquired information to higher graded employees for interpretation and use in the preparation and maintenance of status reports.



Inputs all transactions affecting inventory status of assigned areas into the appropriate computerized inventory control systems: including, but not limited to, the MRP system(s), Tracker system, carousel system, barcode system, and shop floor control system.


Performs the physical movement and handling of material parts, kits in order to execute the receipt, control, kit pick and issue functions.


Responsible for the compliance requirements unique to individual stockrooms: including, but not limited to, ESD, hazardous material, time & temperature sensitive materials, CFM, CFM Controls, and clean room environment.


Performs periodic self-audits and inventory reconciliation to ensure inventory accuracy. Supports the efforts of an independent inventory audit function as requested.


Review and maintain program kitting schedules, aligns daily work assignments in accordance with kitting schedule and manufacturing need dates. Must assist Manufacturing, Engineering, Procurement, Production Control and Quality as needed to resolve any inventory discrepancies, stock sweeps, or MRB material. Works with Receiving Dock to deliver materials classified as line stoppers to manufacturing floor. Fulfills shortages from backfill reports to manufacturing floor in a timely manner. Releases kits to prescribed manufacturing organizations according to the predetermined release schedule. Perform physical movement and handling of material parts and kits. Process all system transactions necessary, to maintain an accurate inventory balance.



Unloads all types of incoming material from freight cars, trucks, and other carriers. Checks incoming materials for visible signs of damage (filling out appropriate damage reports as required). Checks packing slip/BOL to ensure receipt of all listed material and signs for delivery receipt. Unpack material and look for visible signs of damage, notify buyers for any discrepancies on part quantity, parts showing as ‘Early In’ or improper documentation.


Unpacks material (utilizing standard hand tools as required) and transports packages/deliveries to proper designated location(s). Generates duplicate copies of paperwork when Parts are not received in as Full Release and when Parts fall under FAA guidelines to log upon receipt and provides duplicated paperwork to appropriate parties. Maintains original paperwork with copies of Receipt label(s) with all other paperwork and/or documentation of daily transactions.


Inputs all transactions affecting the material receipt record into the appropriate computerized material control system(s), including, but not limited to all ERP Systems used by the company that are used for procurement, quality, inventory, warehousing, and transportation.


Responsible for the compliance to the requirements of ESD, hazardous materials, time & temperature sensitive materials, CFM/CFM controls, etc.



Must be able to identify material by code, color, and LOT number using ERP system and labeling systems. Maintain ERP system by updating performing systemic transactions when physical movement of material is moved into WIP. Catalog movements in hard copy formats. Move, transport and record fulfillment orders for SLED materials to the production floor and labs upon request. Affix batch labels and kit stickers to MPPs supplied by CADCUT. Stock consumables needed for production, communicate stock outs and last part issued to management for order fulfillment. Calculate appropriate hours from usable OT per RI for CADCUT kits. Lift and carry up to 70lbs assisted repeatedly.



Maintains records of all contract tools, general purpose tools and special tools and equipment stored in tool cribs showing receipt, location, and disbursement utilizing mechanized system. Delivers or issues production tools stored in tool crib when necessary. Removes canceled tools and disposes as directed.


Coordinate and schedule all “tool crib” stored tools requiring periodic with the using manufacturing departments supervision, floor expeditor and tooling department before tool date due. Priority given to the past due tools. Maintain all tool transactions, receiving, departing, and inventories in the Protocol system on a daily basis.


Visually checks all returned tools and equipment to ensure that tools are in good condition. If necessary, forwards tools not suitable for reissue to appropriate area for corrective action.


Applies preservatives such a stripcote, cosmoline, hot oils and similar materials to tools and equipment as required.


Maintains computerized data base indicating status, tool usage and tool consumption and reorders tools as required.


Checks out all terminated or transferred employees to make certain that all contract and standard charges are cleared. Conducts final inspection of terminated employees’ toolboxes to see that all Company tools have been returned and seals boxes.


Responsible for the security, housekeeping, and space utilization within assigned areas.



  • HS Diploma/GED equivalent. Requires total knowledge of any ERP systems that corresponds to all inventory transactions is preferred. 
  • Must be able to comprehend system logic and conduct problem solving. 
  • Must have good communication skills and have a through product knowledge for each program. 
  • Must be able to generate status reports and maintain kitting schedules. 
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of manufacturing and production methods and procedures and the ability to interpret fairly complicated blueprints and specifications to effectively machine load or expedite the processing of materials, parts and assemblies in accordance with production schedules. 
  • Forklift operations experience is strongly preferred.
  • Physical demands: This requires continuous manual handling and lifting of various materials both light to heavy weights.
  • Considerable physical effort is required to uncrate and stock large items. Repetitive motion is required with stocking and kitting all materials. Requires considerable physical effort to load and unload work racks at machine or bench positions and move parts and materials throughout the plant.



Physical requirements as provided by third-party assessments [job/function analysis]




ST Engineering MRAS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore