Clerk, Shipping & Receiving

General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

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Anniston, AL

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


GENERAL DYNAMICS OTS, a world class aerospace defense contractor located in Anniston, AL seeks a Shipping and Receiving Clerk. The work environment is clean, safe, and centrally air conditioned. In addition to standard medical benefits, other benefits include a gain sharing program, 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) in the 1st year and tuition reimbursement.

Major Position Responsibilities


Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties



  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
  • Determines method of shipment.
  • Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
  • Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers.
  • Inserts items into containers.
  • Bands, straps and prepares items for shipment
  • Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
  • Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Routes items to departments.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Verifies cycle counts on blind cycle count reports.
  • Move green tagged material to look location.
  • Deliver hot kit pulls as necessary
  • Must be highly proficient in record keeping abilities using Microsoft Office, web based shipping programs, etc
  • Must be able to write and/or make changes to work instructions and procedures.
  • Must follow all safety rules and company policies.
  • Receive direct and indirect material.
  • Pull and issue kit pulls.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  (Education, Training, Years Experience, Special Skills or Limitations)

Associate’s degree (AA) from two-year college in business; two 2+ years related working experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an eye for details, a positive attitude, and advanced computer skills.