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Inventory Control Specialist



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Apptronik is building robots for the real world to improve human quality of life and to help solve the ever-increasing labor shortage problem. Our team has been building some of the most advanced robots on the planet for years, dating back to the DARPA Robotics Challenge. We apply our expertise across the full robotics stack to some of the most important and impactful problems our society faces, and expect our products and technology to change the world for the better. We value passion, creativity, and collaboration to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative products.

You will join a team developing state-of-the-art general-purpose robots designed to operate in human spaces and with human tools. It is designed to work alongside humans, mobilize to human spaces, and manipulate the world around it.

We're looking for a Material Handler to oversee and track Apptronik’s parts and supplies, to ensure we have what we need to build our robots. This person will establish best practices and work cross functionally to ensure proper supply levels, accurate records, and a safe and organized space. They will also handle material movements through quality control and repair into inventory, kitting for our production builds, and be required to work within our ERP system.


  • Motivated, hard-working, experienced Inventory Control Professional to manage $3 Million-Plus diverse inventory
  • Demonstrate a "can do" "own the job" attitude
  • Own this inventory and take pride in accuracy
  • Excellent leadership, communication, computer and math skills
  • Solid technology and computer skills , specially exposure to some form of ERP system
  • 1 to 2 years' experience within an electromechanical manufacturing organization
  • Self-starter who works well independently and with a team with outstanding ability to follow up with minimal direction by seeking answers and a focus on team success


  • Review receiving receipts against POs for accuracy and place inventory in correct locations
  • Track inventory “in process” while in repair, testing, etc. to ensure it arrives in manufacturing or inventory as needed
  • Assist with determination of inventory supply analysis, shortages, overages, and anticipation to determine correct level of stock needed for specific long lead items
  • Assist in generating purchase orders, kitting, receiving, etc.
  • Inventory audits, cycle counts, and reporting as needed
  • Work with Microsoft Business Central to determine any high risks and help analyze initial counts that may fall out of tolerance
  • Assist in updating material part numbers or descriptions in PLM and ERP for accuracy
  • Perform kitting responsibilities for production as needed


  • Competitive base w/ benefits
  • Highly motivating equity incentive package
  • Hybrid work schedule (i.e. work from home in some capacity)
  • Flexible work hours policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k plan

*This is a direct hire. Please, no outside Agency solicitations.

Apptronik provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.