Shipping and Receiving Specialist 3Ridgecrest, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career as a Shipping and Receiving Specialist 3 with one of the nation's leading defense contractors? If so, then Northrop Grumman Defense Systems supporting the AARGM program in Ridgecrest , CA may be the employer for you!

The selected candidate will work a 4/10 schedule (M-Th; 10 working hour days). Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.

We are currently seeking a Shipping and Receiving Specialist 3 with a great work ethic and affable attitude to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following: Supports and assists activities within multiple disciplines across the Supply Chain process. Provides technical, tactical and execution support in various aspects of the industry standard supply chain business process areas primarily Supply Chain Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics, as well as Supply Chain Business Operations. These employees are primarily responsible for the manual movement, shipping and receiving of materials.

  • Using an ERP computer system to properly receive and ship items so that contractual requirements are met.

  • Receives incoming materials or prepares materials for shipment.

  • (Un)packs or (un)wraps items such as finished products, raw stock, assemblies, parts, building materials, office supplies, equipment, etc.

  • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials to stated identifications; logs receipt of items on system, packing sheets, and other documents; reports materials shipped and bills of lading; posts weight and shipping charges and routes merchandise to destinations.

  • Must follow shipping practices and transportation routing, schedules and requirements per published procedures.

  • Daily activities will be a combination of manual and clerical shipping and receiving duties, as well as interactions with key stakeholders from Supply Chain and Operations.

  • Adhere to internal company processes and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED and a minimum of 4 years of Shipping/Receiving activities.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government issued DoD Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship is required.

  • Willingness and ability to lift and maneuver heavy objects, up to 30-45 lbs.

  • Demonstrated e xperience in operating a forklift and other types of freight moving equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current/active Secret clearance.

  • Hazmat training and experience is highly desired.


Salary Range: $53,000 - $88,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.