Production Support Associate

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/06/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -052024-18861 State: Washington

Job Description

Production Support Associate
Kent, WA
Salary: $35/hr
Industry: Aerospace/Manufacturing
Employment Type: 6 month assignment w/ potential for extension or conversion
Shift: Monday through Thursday, 5am-3:30pm.


The successful candidate will be part of a hardworking team of technicians, engineers, program managers and specialist, supporting the system prototyping & rapid development of different programs within our client s Advance Manufacturing Division. The successful candidate will be part of the Operations Support Team, responsible for inventory control, logistics, expediting and other support functions to ensure the team has what we need to be successful with our current and future commitments.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma, accredited GED, or equivalent vocational certifications or training
  • 2+ years of Inventory Control, Tool Crib, Material Handling and/or in Expediting Experience.
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and/or inventory control applications.
  • Experience working with a cross functional team.
  • Demonstrated understanding and can apply continuous improvement concepts.
  • Ability to safely drive a forklift and perform acute work.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs, unassisted.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion.
  • Strong computer skills, familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
  • Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends, and travel on occasion.
  • Must be able to pass DBIDS background check. Role will be on a military installation.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and/or inventory control applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple duties concurrently based on workload dispersion, program priorities and management and customer decisions.
  • Knowledge of backflush and Kanban process.
  • Experience with activities related to planning and/or scheduling.


  • Support Requisitioning, receiving, storing, and issuing inventory, tooling, consumables and other assets to technicians and operators.
  • Continuously monitor and respond to technician parts needs, including replacements for non-conforming parts, delivery of fasteners and shop stock, moving assemblies to inventory or to the next work center, and other similar duties as requested.
  • Work cross functionally to expedite any material shortages.
  • Enter material transactions in ERP system.
  • Process Scrap and obsolete inventory from WIP locations as required.
  • Prepare for, conduct, and assist in reconciliation of cycle counts.
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas following company policies and industry best practices (5S).
  • Must be able to work well with others, take direction and execute swiftly, be mindful of process improvement opportunities, and be able to problem solve.
  • Identify, catalog, and report manufacturing delays, sources, and resolutions needed to Operations Supervisors and Managers
  • Based upon job duties, may need to work in various areas that may cause exposure to fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA and ACGIH exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and/or be part of a hearing conservation program due to noise levels around certain equipment.
  • Operate various equipment in support of daily operations. This includes but not limited to forklifts, pallet jacks, hoists, lift tables etc. to ensure safe hardware handling operations.
  • Assist in the implementation of a robust materials management process that reflects best practices, to include material purchasing, handling, storage, control, and distribution of MRO inventory.
  • Monitor the flow/velocity of jobs through the production line and partner with Production Control to ensure work completes on time to schedule.
  • Aggressively enforce safe material handling practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission and vision.


SRG Government Services is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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