Lockheed Martin Shipper in Sunnyvale, California

IAM Hourly represented employees who currently work at the main (Sunnyvale/Palo Alto) unit, Santa Cruz, VAFB or Eastern Range facilities cannot apply for this position through the on-line career network system. If you are a current hourly employee and you want to be considered for this position you must submit a valid placement card request to labor relations.


Prepare any parts, assemblies and materials for shipment in accordance with applicable vendor and customer specifications, standards and Company shipping instructions and process Shipping documents.


Receive parts, assemblies and materials for shipment; check, count, measure, and weigh and process in accordance with established shipping time spans. Receive, inventory and identify hazardous materials using Safety Data Sheets (SDS) in accordance with Federal Department of Transportation regulations.

Consult packaging data and tab lists to determine applicable customer and company specifications and to ascertain packaging and shipping requirements for each shipment.

Utilize heat sealers, skin packaging and other packaging machines and various types of packing materials.

Fabricate and alter shipping containers made of wood, fiberboard, cardboard, or corrugated material.

Pack wrapped or unwrapped parts, assemblies, and materials in crates, boxes or containers; pad, check and block within the shipping container.

Strap materials or shipping containers.

Prepare address labels and other shipping container identification, determining appropriate nomenclature in accordance with applicable customer, Department of Transportation and Company specifications and standards.

Load on transport vehicle, check and block crated, uncrated, or unpacked raw stock, parts, assemblies, components and materials, using manual and electric powered pallet jacks, propane powered forklifts, overhead monorail cranes and other related vehicles.

Process shipping documents.

Arrange for required inspections. Initiate documentation to order shipping containers and packaging supplies from vendors using the purchase request and other applicable system.

Basic Qualifications Knowledge of shipping practices and procedures and inspection requirements. Ability to interpret and apply Company, vendor and military or other customer shipping specifications and standards. Knowledge of Company, vendor and customer shipping documents, forms, and other paperwork. Ability to use the Company purchase request and other applicable computer systems.

Knowledge of appropriate handling and packaging procedures and Federal Department of Transportation regulations as they relate to hazardous materials. Ability to apply knowledge of MSDS in order to receive, inventory and identify hazardous materials.

Ability to operate transportation carrier, computerized shipping meters, label makers and shipment pricing devices.

Ability to read blueprints. Ability to use strapping, cutting and carton-making machines, and processing equipment such as spray guns and brushes, electric or motor-powered material moving carts, floor controlled cranes and hoists, weighing and counting scales, power saws, hand tools and portable drills.

Must possess a valid State of California Class C driver's license, if required.

Must possess, or obtain within 90 days, all LMSC-issued safety licenses required by law to operate material handling equipment normally used by employees in this classification.

May also be required to obtain certification needed to operate such vehicles as manual,and electric powered pallet jacks, propane powered forklifts and overhead monorail cranes.

Desired skills Experience and understanding of packaging procedures. Common knowledge of standardized shipping practices. Experience in preparation of hazardous materials packaging for shipment via IATA and DOT regulations.

Proficient on computing systems. Understanding of Microsoft office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) along with common shipping applications (FedEx ShipManager, UPS Worldship). SAP experience a plus.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California