General Electric Material Specialist - Receiving in Houston, Texas

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Role Summary:

The Material Specialist will process receiving and put-away transactions to meet KPI target of 24 hours “receipt to put-away” commitment.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Material Specialist, you will:

  • Follow thorough incoming inspection procedures to evaluate / audit to ensure conformance to quality standards i.e. damage material, shortages, overages, incorrect parts

  • Support in indirect PO (900 type) and mail type receipt, sorting, and management

  • Troubleshoot material related issues to include interaction with the Sourcing / Fulfillment team

  • Support material activities and problem solving through advanced usage of Oracle

  • Have the ability to interpret Illustrated Parts Books, Service Bulletins, Oracle, etc.

  • Identify and resolve configuration issues and systems issues

  • Coordinate parts credit returns and reallocations

  • Provide solutions to expected parts shortages to meet production needs

  • Collect data, run reports, track, communicate status, and update performance metrics

  • Track, order, inventory, organize, and maintain all types of tools, calibrated equipment, and shop supplies

  • Be responsible for receipt and coordination with Sourcing and may be required to interact with outside vendors

  • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor or manager

  • Support in backfilling Receiving Coordinator when out of office: responsibilities include discrepancy tracking and resolution, coordinating with GE Aviation team, and engine / can offloading, management, and tracking

  • Support in supporting in other critical warehouse operations which we have over capacity and it is feasible to reallocate resources


  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a warehouse, stockroom, or storage yard


  • Ability to be able to lift, push, and pull up to 40 pounds

  • Ability to operate a forklift over 15,000 pounds

Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous Material Handling experience

  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English language

  • Advanced computer skills (Oracle, MS Excel, or another warehouse management system)

  • Be able to read engineering drawings, Illustrated Parts Books, and Service and Product Bulletins

  • Capability to actively work on multiple tasks at the same time

  • Certified to operate a forklift or ability to be certified under GE standards

  • Strong verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with barcode scanners

  • Experience with lean action work-outs

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Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.