Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Associate Material Handler - Temporary Position in Clearfield, Utah

Associate Material Handler - Temporary Position

Locations:Clearfield, UT

Categories: Operations


Job Description

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Job ID:ALC20182405-45879

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systemsis currently seeking a Material Distribution / Handling Support employee to provide support to our Operations team in our Clearfield, UT location.

NOTE: This is a temporary project position.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The Material Distribution Handling Support employee will perform a combination of manual and clerical shipping, receiving, picking, stocking and inventory control warehousing duties, which may require the use of hand trucks, forklifts and other material handling devices, as well as computers and various software applications to maintain data.

Job Duties:

  • Receive materials on plant

  • Transfer, label, and place material in warehouse locations throughout the factory

  • Pick items and update inventory system

  • Place material in kits, identifies kits, and transports kits to storage or point of use

  • Perform safe handling and processing of hazardous material(s)

  • Perform cycle count and maintain accurate inventory levels

  • Package and ship maintenance / plant repair items

  • Ordering needed repair parts and equipment as required, completing requisitions and or P-card transactions, and maintaining records of all transactions

  • Operate a forklift, hand truck, pallet jacks (manual and powered), small trucks

  • Must comply with company policies and procedures and be willing to work in a defined TEAM environment

  • Other duties as required

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 0-2 years of experience working in warehousing, inventory management, receiving and/or shipping capacity


  • High School Diploma or GED required (education will be verified)

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver License required

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Continuous standing and walking for extended periods of time

  • Perform physical work on a regular basis

  • Experience with Word, Excel, and an inventory database

  • Overtime and on-call duty may be required

  • Work Monday – Friday 8 hours a day

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Forklift certification preferred

  • Costpoint ERP experience preferred

  • APICS training preferred

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Ability to work independently

  • Able to solve problems

  • Willingness to meet customer needs

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment

  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence

  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision after training is complete

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Temporary

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year

Education:High School/GED