Materials Specialist I

Sierra Nevada Corporation Sparks , NV 89432

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are seeking an entry-level Materials Specialist with a high school diploma or GED equivalent. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow.

What to look forward to:

As a Materials Specialist, you will be using your skills and expertise to receive, stock, issue, and transport our materials to ensure timely execution of our program milestones. Your technical responsibilities will include maintaining inventory accuracy utilizing Material Management Accounting Software. You'll develop and apply powerful analytical skills by creating and manipulating complex inventory and material reports.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team


  • Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent. Relevant work experience may substitute for required education.

  • Computer proficiency in MS Excel or MS Access is required

  • Experience in MS Project, MS PowerPoint and Visio

  • Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal and decision-making skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions


  • APICS certification is preferred

  • Experience with a MRP II production scheduling system or MRP I material management software is preferred

  • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Valid driver's license

  • Basic knowledge of Supply Chain Methodology

  • Working knowledge of Inventory Management Best Practices

  • Ability to drive a forklift

  • Familiarity/training regarding Government Property Handling & Regulations

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

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Materials Specialist I

Sierra Nevada Corporation