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Inventory Material Control Support 2 – (Space/Satellite)

Requisition ID: R10069172

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

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.

The Space Tactical Space Systems Division is seeking an Inventory Control Specialist 2 to join our team and augment the ECWC (Electronic Components Work Center).  This position is located in Dulles, VA and will be on 1st shift.


  • Compiles records concerned with quantity, cost, and type of material received, in stock, or issued.

  • Requisitions needed supplies; verifies material received to determine irregularities in order; inspects articles and rejects defective ones.

  • Prepares inventory records and reports and investigates discrepancies in stock counts.

  • Maintain track a daily spread sheet of activities 

  • Pick components according to daily spread sheet and priorities and prepare kits for manufacturing

  • Load reels to feeder and load to magazines in proper order and hand off to SMT operator

  • Label reels with inventory labels and setup kits according to daily/weekly work-center schedule

  • Cycle count components and perform daily kit audits

  • Responsible for keeping a neat, clean, and organized workspace

  • Responsible for reading all documents and historical data to make process more efficient

  • Responsible for handling materials and detailed data entry of items into systems

  • Used automated material identification scanner to move, stack, bins, and select storage locations and pick material per work order

  • Maintains outstanding records for documenting inventory

  • Maintains excellent customer relations and developed customer rapport

  • Process all inventory transactions including ready for stocks, location transfers, reservations, kits, inter/intra program transfers, returns to stocks, incoming customer furnished materials, and etc.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma OR GED and a minimum of 2 years’ of relevant experience

  • Verify items and quantities on vendor pack list against physical items and quantities received

  • Verify data on pack list from vendor against purchase order

  • Post receipt against purchase order and deliver items to appropriate department or individual

  • Working knowledge of MS Office preferred

  • Must be detailed oriented and have good communication skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and be comfortable with change

  • Ability to solve problems

  • Able to lift 50 plus pounds

  • Able to stand for long periods of time

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Experience working with government customers (internal and external)

Salary Range: $38,700 USD - $64,500 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.