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Warehouse Inventory Lead

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Job Description

Do Epic Science
TAE is the world’s first private fusion energy company, founded in 1998 to commercialize the cleanest, safest, most affordable, and sustainable form of carbon-free power. We are applying science and engineering to design transformational technologies. Whether it's harnessing fusion through the science of stars, making exponential leaps in power efficiency, or innovating medical care with a novel cancer treatment: We're turning the promise of science into reality.

We’re looking for candidates who are passionate about realizing our mission: A future where all people have affordable access to reliable, abundant, and environmentally friendly fusion-generated electricity.

About The Role

TAE currently has a temporary warehouse full of equipment, parts and tools, and an inventory system. TAE needs someone to bring our inventory system up to date, then plan, organize and lead the move into our new warehouse. Once the move is complete it will support two campuses and this person will need to rebuild a team, continue to update and maintain the inventory database, develop and maintain a tool crib and implement the procedures necessary to perform and oversee all functions of the warehouse, logistics, deliveries, daily transfers and ensure outstanding detailed and organized operations.

What you will do

  • Supervise a logistics and inventory control team in multiple locations.
  • Organize, maintain, and improve the warehouse operation. Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and other operations that may include unloading and unpacking shipments, scanning/shelving of parts and data entry into inventory control system.
  • Recommend appropriate staffing levels, vehicle needs and procedural changes to ensure optimal operational and organizational efficiency and organization.
  • Develop after hours methods of tool crib operations, usage and asset tracking.
  • Update and oversee the successful implementation of the current asset tracking and warehouse management software.
  • Ensure inventory (location) accuracy and reconcile material/inventory discrepancies.
  • Handle pre-shipment inspection for accuracy.
  • Responsible for verifying quantities of incoming and outgoing goods against purchases and/or packing lists.
  • Lead all shipping, picking, and packing functions. Ensure orders are staged and ready for pick up when necessary.
  • Provide a clean and sanitary warehouse that is organized. Adhere to good warehouse housekeeping practices so that audit and safety protocols are always followed.
  • Communicate with internal and external personnel to arrange proper handling, packing and shipping of items.
  • Certified and able to operate forklift and other warehouse equipment and tools.
  • Experience in racking systems and maximizing usage.
  • Experience in control of documents and material tracking with extensive knowledge of WASP inventory system or similar asset tracking and warehouse management platform.
  • Must have strong computer skills along with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbal & written, in all directions.
  • Strong desire to provide exceptional customer service.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 7 + years of warehouse experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

All of TAE facilities are R&D facilities with high potential for exposure to high voltages, arc flashes, dangerous gases, fumes, very low levels of radiation, magnetics, confined spaces, heights, loud noises, heat/cold, stored energy, lasers, and other dangers found in laboratories and power plants.

  • Climbing
  • Driving
  • Stooping/Bending
  • Operating heavy equipment
  • Balancing in high places
  • Working in cramped places
  • Lifting/carrying heavy items – Up to an unspecified amount
  • Pushing/pulling/dragging heavy items
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Working outside or underground

About Us:

Imagination, skill, and will

We are a diverse team of over 500 engineers, scientists, professionals, Maxwell Prize winners, and big thinkers from more than 40 countries with a track record of delivering on the innovative ways science can lead humanity into a brighter era. We are not afraid to envision a future where fusion and science can transform our world.

What you’ll get with us

  • Generous benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (K) with company match, paid vacation + sick time, companywide December holiday, wellness program (for full-time employees)
  • Payment rewards: For referring talent, novel research, and patents
  • A collaborative environment: An organization where talents and interests can plug in to different groups throughout the organization
  • Potential for equity participation
  • HQ in Southern California
  • Employee events on and off-site
  • A commitment to upholding and growing an inclusive organization

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TAE Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

We ensure all individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us recruiting@tae.com to request accommodations or request more information.

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