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Toolroom Coordinator and Inventory Technician III

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a 1st shift Toolroom Coordinator and Inventory Technician 3 to support our manufacturing maintenance team with project coordination and tracking in the Lafayette, IN area.

· Typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30am - 3:00pm; hours may vary based on business demand.

· This position requires experience with a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and the ability to form and sustain efficient, positive working relationships with all levels of the organization.

· Provide support to Engine Assembly programs by investigating tooling request and providing initial evaluation of proposed corrective actions.

· Provide drawings and work orders for the repair or modification of assembly tooling to maintenance shop or outside vendors.

· Work with outside sources to obtain quotes for the manufacture of new tools.

· Write purchase orders for new and replacement tooling as well as other materials needed in the assembly process.

The Toolroom Coordinator Technician performs purchasing, receiving and inventory control tasks, including

  • Manage multiple engineering tooling projects simultaneously
  • Shop focal between shop floor, engineering, and toolroom to coordinate the manufacture of tools and fixtures.
  • Assist with the implementation of new tooling or modifications to existing tools by ordering materials, receiving materials, inputting work orders, and coordinating through the machine shop and or fabrication shop for completion in a timely manner.
  • Provide quote packages (drawings, specific details, etc.) to outside vendors for purchasing new tools or modification of existing tools.
  • Coordinate the purchasing of tools from outside vendors by writing PO's, receive completed tooling, notify purchasing and requestor once on site.
  • Provided support for the coordination of work order request from production/engineering groups to machine shop and fabrication shop
  • Provided cost estimates of potential tools from prints and budgeted quotes from outside vendors.
  • Package, box, and provide shipping information for any tooling/equipment needing repair per Engineering Group/Engine program.
  • Investigate, obtain quotes, and write Purchase Orders per request
  • Maintains records of on-hand inventory, performs cycle counts, verifies physical inventory accuracy, and performs database updates.
  • Maintains an effective inventory control system and related best practices to optimize inventory levels
  • Ensures proper identification of received goods and their storage locations
  • Obtaining quotes and working with vendors and subcontractors to expedite and track orders.
  • Maintains files of requisitions, receiving reports and related inventory documents.


· Responsible for scheduling & tracking toolroom priorities and vendor subcontractor activities. Initiates Maximo work orders.

· Procure materials, commercial items, and track delivery. Initiate Maximo purchase orders.

· Interface with vendors, secure funding, cost estimates, and work with onsite sourcing.

· Manage cost, billing, charge numbers, and tracking of all jobs using Maximo.

· Coordinate repairs, interface with shop floor personnel, and communicate status as needed.

· Manage inventory for special tooling, and spare parts for tools and equipment, coordinate & track shipment of items sent out for repair.

· Responsible for uncrating tooling and equipment, setup, some assembly, and delivery to shop floor working with Assembly & Test engineering and shop floor technicians.

· Focal for packaging tooling for shipment to other shops and outside vendors, working with Tooling Coordinator.

· Provide setup assistance to Assembly & Test engineering for load test certification.

· Responsible for marking requirements in compliance with new finance guidelines on tooling as required working with Assembly & Test engineering.

· Assist with tooling and equipment movement within the shop in support of maintenance, calibration, trial, and toolroom activity.

· Assist with packaging and shipment of calibration lab gauges working with local calibration lab.

· Other support including warehousing, storage, and retrieval of tooling, parts, and equipment.

· Effectively communicating with the site management team, work station owners, and all customers to resolve systems/operations issues.

· Safely performing functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

· Operating various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.

· Maintaining a strict schedule to be successful in the assignment yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.

· Ability to be flexible in tool, spare parts, and critical inventory management as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • 3 years of experience in materials management, including using a computer to track material and information.
  • Demonstrated understanding of inventory control terminology, measures, and concepts.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre- employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver's License.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.
  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.
  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.
  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other Amentum, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings, and presentations.
  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior warehouse, tool crib, or parts crib experience.
  • Experience with Material Handling Systems, Work Order / CMMS Systems, Hazardous Materials Systems, and/or crib systems.
  • Experience operating forklifts, or willingness to be trained at facility.
  • Technical certification or specialized training preferred.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required.

May be required to work holidays and weekends