Job Listing Description

Tool Shop Attendant

Our client in Mobile, AL is seeking a Tool Shop Attendant

Position Summary: 

The tool crib stores the tools and small jigs used by production to build products. Storage in a tool crib enables monitoring the use of the equipment and ensures that the tools are kept in good repair. Responsible for two key tool crib functions: inventory and inspection of tools for wear and tear. 

Tool Shop Functions:

  • Receive, store, and issue hand tools, powered tools, cutting tools, small jigs, materials, and none-flying consumables (including chemicals), maintain records of tools and equipment movement.
  • Visually inspection of tools and equipment for defects and wear, reports damage or wear. Coordinate tool Repair and maintenance services.
  • Mark and identify tools and equipment, using Laser engraver or identification tag / stamp.
  • Support calibration activity under QA guidance.

Operational Procurement Functions:

  • Coordinate with local suppliers to validate material order receipt, availability, alternate and due date.
  • Create SAP master data and purchase request.
  • Coordinate with Strategic Procurement for order priority, expedite activity, PO release and order confirmation.
  • Coordinate and support Strategic Procurement for new/alternate supplier identification and/or material quotation.
  • Coordinate with Strategic procurement for material consumption, batch order Quantity and order cycle.

Shop Floor Control Functions:

  • Perform Aircraft Clip tools clean up using various methods such as Media Blast.
  • Perform daily consumable carts kitting activity and station delivery.
  • Perform temporary fastener cleaning/kitting activity and station delivery.
  • Maintain and advertise daily material ordering status to Production.
  • Participate to daily Production meeting.

Logistic Functions:

  • Prepare, maintain and perform none flying material periodic inventory, re-order and adjustment based on Mini/Max - First in/First out - Re-order point and inventory turnover. Identify obsolescence, out of date, superseded material for immediate adjustment activity.
  • Perform Good receipt and inventory adjustment.

Standard Functions:

  • Propose continuous improvement ideas to develop better processes and tool flows.
  • Participate to Audit preparation and Audit process.
  • Maintain constant record and data.
  • Operate forklift and golf cart to move tools, small jigs and supply items inside the facility.
  • Operate other powered equipment such as Scissor Lift/Aerial Lift/Pallet Jack/Safety Restraint system/Tug to support various activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: Education:

  • Required high school diploma or GED


  • Five years of experience in logistics or tool management in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in the inventory management is highly desirable

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • General knowledge of hand, power tools, cutting tool related to aviation industry
  • Knowledge of shop safety (clean as you go/FOD) and OSHA regulations

Communication Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  •  Able to enter, generate and retrieve information using a computer (SAP and Excel knowledge required)       


Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: adequate to enter and read material on computer screens. Able to identify individuals to initiate greetings, the giving of directions and other business interactions
  • Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals.
  • Speaking: able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.
  • Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and arms.
  • Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 20lbs/9kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 30lbs/14kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas and on shop floor.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at computer and in meetings.
  • Squatting/Kneeling: able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items
  • Standing:able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information.
  • Travel/Mobility: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time and on short notice.
  • Walking:able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions.

Job Number: 2010122583
Job Location: Mobile, AL
Duration: 3 months
Input Date: 01/12/2021
Attention: Richard Escobar
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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