Materials Handler

Cirrus Aircraft

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Duluth, MN

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at

Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate.  We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.

Job Summary: 

Member of warehouse operations team. Performs manual and clerical duties related to shipping, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing and delivering a variety of materials, equipment and aircraft parts in an aircraft manufacturing environment. Reports to Cirrus Warehouse Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibility includes but not limited to:

  • Unpacks, examines, counts and labels incoming material.
  • Records receipts and reports discrepancies.
  • Compares and matches paperwork such as packing slips and certifications with purchase orders.
  • Transports goods and may utilize material handling equipment and vehicles.
  • Performs receiving, put away, picking, packing and shipping of goods.
  • Ensure proper product handling and storage to prevent abuse, misuse, damage or deterioration.
  • Obtain, prepare aircraft parts for shipment to the Aftermarket customer base
  • Obtain, prepare aircraft parts for delivery to the production floor, convey in a timely fashion
  • Maintain an inventory control and management system, including work order closing
  • Support all facility regulatory and safety codes
  • Maintain inventory accuracy and accessibility

 Key Performance Metrics:

  • Volume processed
  • Receiving, picking, packing and shipping accuracy / Error rate
  • Proper Storage of products
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Internal peer evaluations
  • Response time on requests
  • Inventory accuracy
  • Operations safety

Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Valid Driver’s license a must.
  • Aviation related technical degrees preferred, not required
  • Warehouse operations experience preferred, not required
  • Ability to operate and utilize handheld inventory management scanner required
  • Ability to operate computers with the Windows operating system
  • Knowledge on aircraft/parts is a plus

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong desire to help others
  • Strong organizational skills to efficiently and effectively achieve daily working objectives
  • Proactive and a self-starter
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Team orientation
  • High attention to detail
  • Goal orientated
  • Good communication skills

This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.