General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Mid-Level Expediter in Palmdale, California

Job ID#: 18526BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Mid-Level Expediter

Job Category: Material and Production Control

City: Palmdale

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a mid-level Expeditor at our El Mirage facility. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating, processing and monitoring material and parts to ensure on-time and accurate delivery schedules. Expedites in accordance with production schedules and determines shortages. Participates in maintaining progress or schedule reports.


  • Coordinates with Production to identify material purchases and/or work in process items having critical delivery schedules or requiring expediting.

  • Maintains and updates files providing information on critical schedule material.

  • Coordinates with Purchasing and Shipping to expedite critical schedule material or return/rejected material to vendors.

  • Expedites movement of critical parts through Receiving, Quality Control and Stockroom.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

Additional Functions

  • May be required to pick up critical parts from distributors/vendors when authorized.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.


Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years experience. Must demonstrate full knowledge of expediting principles and concepts.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly.

  • Strong organization skills; good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills for accurate documentation and reporting.

  • The ability to identify issues and interpret data.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.