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W. M. Keck Observatory (WMKO) seeks a Logistics Specialist to work under the general supervision of the Facilities Supervisor. The Logistics Specialist is responsible for handling logistics at WMKO’s headquarters and the summit facilities (14,000 feet elevation). Logistics includes procurement, inventory of critical spare parts, stocking, storage and auditing of supplies, shipping and receiving, working closely with Purchasing, and interfacing with vendors for equipment repairs and returns. Additional functions include maintaining and updating required Safety Data Sheets (SDS), record-keeping in collaboration with the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Officer.
• High school diploma.
• Five (5) years’ work experience in operations or related field.
• Procurement, budgeting, and analysis skills desired.
• Experience working in an operations work environment.
• Experience working at an astronomical observatory.
• Supervisory and training experience.
• AS degree in a technical field.
To learn more about this position and to apply, go to: https://keckobservatory.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Cover letters can be addressed to Jeannette Mundon, Human Resources.
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WMKO offers competitive benefits including eligible dependent independent school tuition assistance.
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Listed by: W.M. Keck Observatory
Employment URL: https://keckobservatory.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Summary: The W. M. Keck Observatory operates two 10-meter optical/infrared telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii. The twin telescopes feature a suite of advanced instruments including imagers, multi-object spectrographs, high-resolution spectrographs, integral-field spectroscopy and a world-leading laser guide star adaptive optics system which cancels out much of the interference caused by Earth’s turbulent atmosphere. The Observatory is a private 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and a scientific partnership of the California Institute of Technology, the University of California and NASA.