Inventory Management Specialist

Logistics Integration Operations · Houston, Texas
Department Logistics Integration Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it.  Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Inventory Management Specialist who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?

SUMMARY: Our team is looking for an energetic and dynamic Inventory Management Specialist who will primarily be responsible for supporting the Axiom’s Logistics & Integration Operations team with initializing and maintaining all critical data aspects for materials and hardware supporting Axiom’s Space Station program. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about technical material aspects and who excels at problem solving. The role requires strong organizational, time management, and communication skills.



  • Establish and maintain all part numbers in the inventory management system.
  • Identify critical data point for items that will be procured, stored, and consumed. Items consist of consumables, ground support equipment, training hardware and flight hardware (assemblies and repair components).
  • Proactively identify, develop action plans, and implement resolution for limited life issues of stored consumables.
  • Identify and develop mitigation plans for part obsolescence issues to reduce risks and project impacts for on-orbit and ground hardware.
  • Work closely with vendors and suppliers to obtain technical specifications, logistical requirements, and procurement lead times to support the Axiom Station subsystem teams with design and sustaining efforts.
  • Monitor inventory levels of consumables, materials and supplies to ensure adequate inventory is available and on-hand.
  • Perform usage rate analysis from material consumption data to adjust/establish re-order points within the inventory management system.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-5 years’ experience directly related to part obsolescence management
  • Experience with hardware life monitoring and/or limited life resolution (i.e. life extension)
  • Experience identifying and communicating and tracking hardware technical requirements for parts and materials

Essential Functions

  • Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.


  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

 Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).
  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).



Excellent interpersonal skill

Excellent communication skill, verbal and written

Excellent organizational skills

Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving

Ability to work in a team environment


Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment


Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Department
    Logistics Integration Operations
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience