• Senior Shipping Associate Packaging Specialist

    Location USA-MN-Bloomington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of related experience.

    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Shipping Associate Packaging Specialist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    Processes outgoing shipments

    Packages product 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

    Communicates clearly with coworkers, planners, material managers, and internal customers

    Helps set and work toward team goals

    Coordinates and prioritizes individual daily activities

    Supports continuous improvement activities

    Actively participates in meetings

    May handle and process classified material

    Lifts heavy items and may operate a forklift 




    • Substantial acquaintance with a clear understanding of general aspects of the shipping process with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job
    • Perform barrier bag heat sealing packaging tasks per contractual requirements.
    • Must have a working knowledge of MIL-STD 2073 and Best Commercial packaging and Marking regulations
    • Background in handling material that is Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) sensitive
    • Detailed focused
    • Basic 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
    • Clear supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments
    • Clear organizational skills
    • Clear customer service skills
    • 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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