Lead Material Specialist
Location: Los Angeles
Job type: Permanent
Lead Material Specialist
16 hours ago(1/8/2019 8:25 PM)
We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.
A Lead Material Specialist is a working member of the group who must meet all of the requirements of a Material Specialist. In addition, a Lead Material Specialist must be able to lead and direct to work group of all Material Specialist on shift. Whenever possible, a Lead Material Specialist shall communicate the status of the assigned work to the Supervisor. The Lead Material Specialist shall also assist Supervisors with the assignment and coordination of on-the-job training. A Lead Material Specialists may work alone in a Line location.
Leads and directs the Material Specialists work group.
Provides friendly service to and maintains positive relationships with all internal and external Customers.
Works in a cooperative spirit to ensure the success of our Company.
A Lead Material Specialist will do all work generally recognized as the routine duties of a Material Specialist and/or stockroom employee in and about the Company stockrooms, including but not limited to receiving, shipping, checking, classifying, issuing, inventorying (on a nonexclusive basis), storing and warehousing of supplies, tools, materials and the operation of stores equipment.
Duties vary by size and organization of the station.
Works as a member of lean staff operating in locations served by SWA.
Wears visual identification required by the Company, prominently displayed above the waist for ready recognition.
Attends initial and ongoing training (classroom and/or on-the-job), and keeps current on knowledge, information, and equipment to gain proficiency in their work.
* High school diploma or equivalency required.
* Must possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License.
* Must be able to obtain a SIDA badge and meet all local airport requirements.
Must be able to pass physical abilities test as detailed in the attached “Summary of Physical Job Requirements”.
Must have vision ability sufficient to perform essential job functions.
Must be capable of operating a forklift. Training will be provided if necessary.
Must be able to lift and/or move items weighing 75 pounds on a regular basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis.
* Must be able to use a computer keyboard with sufficient speed to meet demands of job.
Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.
Must be able to read documents, follow instructions, learn, and understand procedures, rules, and regulations including federal and local security regulations.
Must be able to perform well in a fast paced environment, subject to adverse weather and aircraft noise.
Must be able to work rotating shifts and/or overtime, as well as on holidays and weekends.
Must be able to satisfactorily complete training program and evaluation period.
Must be aware of hazardous situations and be able to handle emergencies as needed.
Must work under tight time constraints to accomplish job tasks.
Must be able to perform all job functions within a limited space.
Must be able to effectively communicate verbally, using a well modulated voice.
Must be able to effectively communicate ideas in writing.
Must be able to work well under stressful situations.
Must be able to work well with others as part of a Team
Must be able to comprehend and keep abreast of information pertinent to the job
Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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