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Textron Material Specialist in Newport News, Virginia

Material Specialist


_ Who We Are _

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Airborne Tactical Advantage Company business area. VisitTextronSystems.com &Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About ATAC

Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) provides tactical flight training and adversary services for military customers. Textron’s extensive global reach – makes for an incomparable training resource. ATAC provides tactical flight training and adversary aggressor services for U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force pilots. ATAC operates simultaneously across multiple sites and two continents and comprises the world’s largest outsourced civilian, tactical airborne training organization and proudly provides the highest quality live training to Squadrons, Air Wings, and Battle Groups. ATAC was the first civilian organization authorized to train the USAF’s F-22 Raptors.


The Material Specialist maintains the Oracle database by entering Purchase Orders (PO) submitted by team members, updates customer and account information. This position is responsible for collection and prioritization of PO’s as well as data entry and accountability.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare PO for computer entry by compiling and sorting information received from team members

  • Reviews and resolves deficiencies by using established procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team member for resolution

  • Maintains data entry requirements by following Oracle program techniques and procedures

  • Verifies vendor and account data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data

  • Maintains operations by following Textron Systems policies and procedures and reporting needed changes

  • Assists other team members with RAMCO, AMS and other data entry work as required

  • Other tasks as assigned


Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Organization and attention to detail a must

  • Proficiency with computer skills, data entry and typing

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Data entry experience or related office experience

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Virginia-Newport News

Recruiting Company Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC)

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 297626