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Inventory Lead

  • Everett, WA, US
  • Engineering
  • $100,000 - 120,000

At ZeroAvia, we’re clean sky thinkers. For the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight, we need a scalable solution; hydrogen-electric powertrains. As a leader in zero-emission aviation and a UK Jet Zero Council member, we’re designing and commercialising hydrogen-powered solutions that will positively impact the future of aviation, global connectivity, and the world.

You will become a solution-focused champion in our high-velocity culture. We value results and efficiency and prioritise achieving our mission most effectively and innovatively possible. You’ll be part of our unified team to create solutions and solve problems, If you’re eager to take radical ownership and are unafraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo, then we want you to be part of our Clean Sky Thinking.

Adhere to both the company’s Maintenance Organisation Procedures & Production Organisation Procedures, among which the relevant parts of the expositions, Material Control Procedures and especially Environmental and Safety Procedures. 


  • Plan and execute global stores in Everett location, including system implementation, layout and build-up of capability 
  • Management of Stores to ensure parts and tools are allocated to each as appropriate. 
  • Control and booking in of any incoming materials and tools into ERP and tool management systems. 
  • Ensure accurate Goods Inwards Registry to maintain inventory integrity. 
  • Ensure Stores inventory is managed and accurately reflected 
  • Creation of work orders, kitting of parts and release to production environment 
  • Control of materials and tools to be shipped out 
  • Determine priority items to ensure timely handling of incoming and outgoing parts both externally and within company departments. 
  • Ensure that outgoing Tools/materials are logged to ensure traceability. 
  • Ensure rejected tool and parts including suspected unapproved parts in Goods Inwards are quarantined and labelled as appropriate and are then raised with the appropriate stakeholder 
  • Work with quality inspector/production inspector to help resolve queries around potential non-conforming parts 
  • Responsibility for Goods Inwards and Logistics operations. 
  • Assist with audits as and when required. 
  • Ensure accurate Goods Inwards Registry to maintain inventory integrity. 
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices in Goods Inwards. 
  • Manage Stores to ensure that calibrated tools are shipped for inspection as appropriate and to ensure priority planning of when this is achieved 


  • Previous experience in aviation or materials/parts handling within an aviation store environment. 
  • Experience working within Part 21G production environment is a big plus.
  • Have the ability to multi-task. 
  • Have knowledge on, and practicing of, human factors, human performance, and limitations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work standalone. 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to adapt to issues as they arise and provide solutions. 
  • Skilled in a range IT and software packages including ERP, Quality and inventory management systems 
  • Flexible approach to work and a high level of drive and ambition to help achieve the organisation's goals. 
  • A genuine passion for clean technology and a future of electric aviation 


Specific Skills 

  • Certificate in Dangerous good handling and logistics trained. 
  • Experience in an Aviation Goods Inwards/Stores environment 
  • Knowledge of requirement of quality documents for incoming parts 
  • Understanding of Part21 and 23 and other relevant regulations 
  • Full US driving licence. 
  • Forklift qualification desirable 
  • Technical Inspection Qualification/Experience 

The wage scale or salary range for this position is between $100,000 - $120,000. In addition to the foregoing base compensation, additional compensation and benefits are available to employees and eligible family members (as applicable) including the following:

💰 Bonus: Annual discretionary bonuses.

📈 Equity: Ability to exercise company stock options

👵🏽 Retirement: Eligible to participate in the company's 401(k) Plan, with up to a 4% matching

👩🏽‍⚕️ Health Insurance: Employer covers up to 80% of the employee's monthly premiums on medical, dental, and vision.

🧬 Life Insurance: Basic Life/AD&D of up to $50,000 and the option to add on Supplemental Coverage.

💫 Short-Term Disability: Up to 60% of your earnings for up to a period of 24 weeks.

🤒 Long-Term Disability: If your disability extends beyond 180 days, LTD Coverage for up to 60% of your earnings.

🏖️ Paid Time Off: Eligible employees may accrue up to 120 hours per year (15 days) and may borrow up to 40 hours (5 days).

🩺 Sick Time: Eligible employees may accrue up to 40 hours, per year (5 days)

🏖️ Paid Holidays: 12 observed holidays, per calendar year.

🛩️ The Fly Club: up to $2,000 of reimbursement towards flying lessons to all full-time staff

Please note, among other factors, the compensation offered may vary based on work location, experience, qualifications, specialties, training, and then-current market and business considerations

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