Materials Coordinator

Brea, CA 92801

Employment Type: Full time Category: Aerospace Job Number: [CY] Materials Coordinator - Brea Pay Rate: $20.00 - $30.00 / hr

Material Coordinator: We’re hiring! Apply online today to become full time Material Coordinator in the city of Brea, CA. 

The selected Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with Design Engineers and Project Managers to identify components needed for electrical and mechanical prototypes and test fixtures
  • Coordinating with Engineering management to determine cost effective quantities of prototype PCBAs and other assemblies to be built, and planning components needed to meet those requirements according to the required schedule
  • Finding sources for and ordering prototype material, following appropriate Purchasing procedures
  • Coordinating with suppliers and contract assemblers for quoting and delivery of printed circuit boards, mechanical piece parts, fabricated items, and assemblies
  • Sourcing and negotiating quotes for other items used in Engineering, from consumables to capital equipment
  • Physically managing material for prototype assemblies, including storing kitted parts, updating kits as changes occur, expediting/resolving shortages, and working with Production staff to optimize engineering material inventory as is necessary
  • Arranging to have kits picked up or deliver personally to assemblers
  • Resolving kit audit issues and other material discrepancies found at assemblers
  • Coordinating material planning and procurement hand-off from Engineering to Production Planning and Procurement



  • 0-6 years of experience in purchasing, planning, or other material coordination function in a manufacturer of complex electronic assemblies
  • In-depth knowledge of electronic and electromechanical components
  • Familiarity with mechanical component fabrication processes
  • Experienced in working with metal and plastic fabricators
  • Proven success in developing good relations with electronics supply chain – manufacturer’s representatives, distributors, and factory direct
  • Highly skilled in Excel and literate in other Office applications
  • Knowledge of automated MRP/ERP systems’ capabilities and limitations


Helpmates offers the best employee benefits in the industry!

Founded in 1972, Helpmates is an award-winning leader in delivering workforce solutions across Southern California. We partner with some of the industries leading companies to bring you the best career opportunities.  

  • Weekly Pay
  • Incentive Pay (1 Week Worth of Pay)
  • Holiday Pay
  • ACA Medical Benefits
  • Sick Pay
  • 401K
  • Unlimited Referral Payouts

How to Apply:  Apply online or visit us at our office listed below, We Welcome Walk-Ins!


6101 Ball Road, Suite 101

Cypress, CA  90630


$$$$$$$$$$$$$    $100.00 Refer a Friend  Bonus Program*    $$$$$$$$$$$$$

Helpmates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).


*Please refer to Helpmates for program details

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