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Explosive Material Handler

Cincinnati, Ohio

Job ID 10984
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title:  Explosive Material Handler (Inventory Management Support B)

Job Code: 10984

Job Location:  Cincinnati, OH (On-Site)

Schedule: 6:00 am – 4:30 pm M-R 4/10

Job Description:

The Explosive Material Handler will be responsible for warehousing activities which include the movement and storage of raw materials and finished goods to ensure optimal organization and efficiency of logistics functions to support manufacturing operations.

Essential Functions: 

  • Process incoming and return material to ensure they are physically and electronically moved in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) database to a valid warehouse location.
  • Pull material for Manufacturing Orders, Additional Material Requests (AMRs), Scrap Replacement Requests.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pull and issue material in accordance with First-In/First-Out (FIFO) methodology, assist in the preparation of returnable packaging and finished goods shipments as required.
  • Work with the Explosive Control Coordinator and the Environmental Health and Safety Departments to count, sort, and transport explosives and other hazardous and non-hazardous material.
  • Safely operate a forklift and other Powered Industrial Vehicles inside and outside, moving between various buildings on campus.
  • Support material movement schedules to ensure manufacturing and shipping schedule attainment.
  • Basic to Intermediate Microsoft and computer knowledge.
  • Read and follow work instructions to safely transport and store non-hazardous and hazardous material in accordance with 49 CFR and IATA.
  • Ability to learn the ERP system (Costpoint/Cognos) and process transactions electronically and physically to ensure overall inventory accuracy.
  • Regularly lift and handle over 40 lbs.
  • Perform cycle counts of stock on hand.
  • Consolidate waste for disposal.
  • Proven track record of reliability, responsibility, safety, and have demonstrated the ability to pay attention to detail that surpasses peers.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


  • Requires developing job knowledge and skills, typically obtained through a combination of Education and Experience.
    • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of four (4) years of prior warehouse, material handling, and/or Shipping and Receiving experience.


    • 2 years post-Secondary/associates degree with zero (0) to two (2) years of prior warehouse, material handling, and/or Shipping and Receiving experience. 
  • Successfully complete forklift and other Powered Industrial Vehicle (PIV) training and qualify on the equipment immediately.
  • Successfully complete AA&E key training.
  • Qualify as an ATF Responsible Person.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prior PIV training.
  • Prior experience with Hazardous materials or basic understanding of explosives and compatibility groups/N.E.W.


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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