Transportation Clerk

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Transportation Clerk to join its team. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.

Primary Function:
Unload incoming material from delivery vehicles, examine/note material for damage, initiate claims. Process outgoing shipments utilizing best method of transportation and determine proper packaging requirements. Utilize SAP and material management systems to process the receipt, storage and issuing of material from storerooms. Properly unload, store, and deliver hazardous/flammable chemicals and arrange for the removal of toxic wastes as required.

  • Process a variety of outgoing documentation, material and equipment by performing duties such as: checking packaging requirements, assuring proper wrapping, dimensions/weights, sealing and labeling of packages and crates while keeping abreast of new techniques in the packaging field.
  • Determine the best method of transportation, referring to documentation for destination, considering factors such as expense, delivery times, and user requirements. Contact carriers and interdepartmental personnel to discuss delivery issues, recommending rescheduling, alternate routines, alternate carriers and the like. Expedite transportation lead times as necessary.
  • Process all incoming material documentation by performing duties such as checking material quantity against the packing slip, COC/COA and Purchase Order. Contact end user or SCM for any discrepancies that need resolution. Route inspectable material to Mission Assurance and process any defective material back to the vendor. Assure that material is delivered to designated area(s) or storeroom(s) for inventory induction.
  • Examine incoming material deliveries for any damage incurred during transit, photograph damage, notify area Supervisor of damage, and initiate claims.
  • Maintain the proper storage/control of chemicals such as: hazardous, flammable, combustible, high pressure gas cylinders and toxic gases and refer to site EHSFP and management for issues encountered. Properly identify and apply the appropriate safety precautionary labels on material containers. Assure that certification is acquired and that the correct safety methods are utilized when storing, issuing, and transporting these materials. Utilize respirator/PPE when required.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties such as maintaining fork lift/pallet jack/precious metals logbooks needing approval/inspection/safety checks. Notify maintenance department for unserviceable material handling equipment.
  • Procure materials needed for storeroom stock utilizing Northrop Grumman Purchasing Card (P-Card). Process P-Card accounting activity as required to ensure monthly account settlement.
  • This is a SEA Union represented position.
    This is a 1st shift position.


    Basic Qualifications:
    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • Previous experience in all phases of material transportation or equivalent.

    Preferred Qualifications: None

    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 most positions.

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