• Shipping Clerk

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 1:37 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-PA-State College
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics SATCOM
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
    Certification in assigned area is preferred if appropriate

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, a division of General Dynamics Mission Systems, operates a satellite communication equipment design and manufacturing facility in State College, Pennsylvania. The State College facility is an energetic and dynamic organization dedicated to building the highest reliability uplink and downlink equipment in the satellite industry. With a long history of innovation and a global customer base, the State College facility continues to expand its product offerings and increase its market share around the world. As SATCOM Technologies grows, we continually seek motivated and talented employees to join the team.


    Our General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies team has an immediate opening for a Shipping Clerk.



    • Processes outgoing shipments domestic and international
    • Verifies that export documents complies with laws and regulations
    • Packages products for shipment by determining proper packaging and cushioning
    • Performs a combination of manual and clerical shipping duties such as determining proper carrier and routing and preparing paperwork for shipments
    • Uses computer system for routing, tracking, and processing of shipments
    • Follows shipping practices and procedures, and transportation routing, schedules and requirements
    • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials to stated identifications
    • Reports materials shipped and bills of lading; post weight and shipping charges and route merchandise to destinations
    • Coordinates shipments as needed with customer and freight forwarder/carrier
    • Communicates clearly with coworkers, planners, material managers, and internal customers
    • Helps set and work toward team goals
    • Coordinates and prioritize individual daily activities
    • Supports continuous improvement activities
    • Actively participates in meetings
    • May handle and process classified material
    • Lifts heavy items and operate pallet jacks
    • Order shipping supplies as needed



    • General knowledge of shipping activities/processes
    • Substantial acquaintance with an understanding of general aspects of the shipping process with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job
    • Detailed focused
    • General computer skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to communication effectively with individuals within own department
    • Ability to obtain or provide information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation
    • Ability to work in a teamed environment to ensure all objectives are met for the work group
    • General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments
    • General organizational skills
    • General customer service skills
    • General collaboration skills
    • Ability to manage time and priorities

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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