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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Materials Assistant I in Colorado Springs, Colorado

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider CAES. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a bright future.


Supports the daily needs of the Material Center by performing inventory counts, receiving material to stock, issuing/kitting material, and helping with improvement efforts as needed.

  • Conduct Physical inventories and cycle counts on a regular, on-going basis.

  • Support stockroom materials request and vouchers by transfer or adjust In and Out required parts from inventory, packaging, tagging, labelling and issuing to internal customers.

  • Analyze inventory conditions in support of related materials functions; such as serviceable and unserviceable conditions, shelf-Life (Expiration date).

  • Receive, store, issue, package, label and log material inventory.

  • Visually inspect materials for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify supervisor.

  • Fulfill Work Orders/ Travelers (Kits) to the appropriate work centers and/or departments; complete the incomplete kits that need to be delivered.

  • Maintain the department database, prepare daily reports, and file shipping/receiving records.

  • Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices.

  • Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.

  • Collaborate in team meetings and activities and support as appropriate.

  • Perform advanced kitting assignments to meet production schedules.

  • Work side by side with Quality Assurance with daily transactions to store or issue parts.

  • Coordinate with shipping for the finished goods shipments.

  • Deliver materials to their designated locations.

  • Process reclaims back into inventory

  • Edit, modify and verify work order (travelers) and making sure correct documents are attached before the kitting process.

  • Maintain the Inventory for the Clean Room Department for the die and lids.

  • Receive and verify materials coming into the Material Center Department from Receiving Inspection Department for accuracy.

  • Create purchase order requests for materials that have reached their order point/placing a weekly order for materials needed.

  • Create service work orders (SWO), shippers and other documents to be submitted to buyers and Export Compliance Officer (ECO) for purchase orders assigned to requested shipments.

  • Perform other duties as assigned, such as customer service, repackaging and relabeling of materials to include Electro-static discharge (ESD) and moisture-sensitivity requirements.

  • Maintain part traceability per customer requirements.


  • Ability to coordinate efforts with Production Control, Schedulers, and Manufacturing Technicians.

  • Ability to work well under limited supervision.

  • Ability to handle problems of varying complexity.

  • Maintain shortage report.

  • Generate and review Order Point Report to sustain indirect materials.


  • High School Diploma or GED, required.

  • Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions as well as technical publications; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities.

  • Math skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Analytical skills: review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities.

  • Time Management and Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions.

  • Computer skills: Minimum two (2) years working in a networked environment (work, school, or volunteer work) using a Windows and/or Windows like interface

  • Proficient in the full suite of Microsoft Office™ products - Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point, Project.


  • ESD certification is preferred.

  • J-STD-001 certification is a plus for cross-functionality purposes.

  • Related experience in the Logistics field a plus.

  • One (1) year of working with Enterprise-wide systems such as SAP/Visual Preferred.

Employment Transparency

 Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.

The Pay Transparency Policy is available here. 

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Advertising Title: Materials Assistant I

Requisition ID: 2020-4321

Street: 4350 Centennial Blvd.

Telecommute: No