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Shipper / Receiver



Perform a variety of low complexity shipping and receiving tasks; compare information on incoming or outgoing shipments; ensure shipping and receiving processes are consistent and conducted in a timely manner.



  • Performs the physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distribution of materials, parts, supplies and equipment.

  • Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of received goods and rejects unsatisfactory items.

  • Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped.

  • Posts weights and shipping charges and prepares goods for final shipment.

  • Examines stocks and distributes materials in inventory.

  • Import export shipping knowledge

  • Packaging of electronic assemblies 


  • Education a minimum of a high school diploma 

  • 3-5 years’ of experience in commercial shipping

  • Experience of military packaging and mil package standards is a plus

  • Certified forklift operator is a plus.

  • The ability to be trained to operate a forklift and scissor lift is a must

  • Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals; ability to speak effectively before groups and customers or employees of the organization; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities

  • Computer skills:  knowledge working in a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Power Point, Excel, Word and Outlook software programs;

  • Math & Analytical skills: basic to intermediate mathematical skills, ability to calculate basic figures; ability to collect, analyze and summarize information to a general understanding; ability to think abstractly and separate complex ideas into simple elements;

  • Time Management and organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team.

  • Must be able to standing and/or walk for more than 4 hours per day OR on be on feet for long periods of time

  • Moderate physical activity.  Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds OR able to lift and manipulate heavy objects

  • Must have a valid driver’s license (operate company van)

  • Be willing to perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures and safety related standards

  • Willing to participate in continuous quality improvement objectives


Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.