Warehouse Associate

Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

General Dynamics NASSCO is a proud member of the General Dynamics Marine Systems business unit. In addition to ship construction, our capabilities include advanced ship repair, conversion, and maintenance for both commercial and national defense assets. We encourage you to learn more about our open positions and how you can become part of the important and exciting work we do here at NASSCO. Come join our team! 

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Warehouse department. This position specifically is located in Norfolk, Virginia. We are looking for a Warehouse Associate.  The hours are 7:15 am to 4:00 pm.


Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance



JOURNEYPERSON 4 (Warehouse Associate)


  • Meet all Journeyman Warehouse Associate 3 requirements and
  • Must ensure that you and personnel working under your direction are working as safely and as productively as possible, maintaining quality control at all times
  • Must be able to plan, organize and prioritize well and handle problems and concerns without assistance
  • Must be able to prepare Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) close-out


JOURNEYPERSON 3 (Warehouse Associate)


  • Meet all Journeyman Warehouse Associate2 requirements and
  • Must be able to work alone with little supervision.
  • Must be able to complete a freight manifest
  • Must be able to prepare government forms to transfer excess material to Government Property Administrator or other Government Agencies.


JOURNEYPERSON 2 (Warehouse Associate)


  • Meet all Journeyman Warehouse Associate1 requirements and
  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently research work item specifications for material removed from ship
  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently write up ship removals using appropriate government forms
  • Be certified to operate fork lift, both sit down and stand up varieties


JOURNEYPERSON 1 (Warehouse Associate)


  • Must be able to accurately conduct receipt inspection of all inbound material requisitioned along with required documentation
  • Must be able to unpack, examine and route incoming shipments, rejecting damaged items, recording shortages, and corresponding with buyer to rectify damages or shortages
  • Must be able to identify material by various grades, specs and types
  • Must be able to properly stage all inbound material in its proper locations
  • Must be able to accurately mark materials with identifying information using appropriate method
  • Must be able to research in computer system any material request to locate material
  • Must be able to sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to a predetermined sequence such as size, type, contract, etc.
  • Must be able to assemble customer orders and place orders on pallets and relocate orders to a holding or shipping area
  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently pull requested material
  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently prepare material transfer document and process and submit associated paperwork
  • Must understand and follow company’s property control procedure
  • Must be able to operate both fork lift, sit down and stand up 
  • Must be able to  load and unload inbound and outbound trucks safely
  • Must be knowledgeable of various means of transportation and associated documentation requirements, i.e., LTL, flatbed, UPS, Fed-Ex, dedicated shipments
  • Must be able to assist in counting physical inventory
  • Must be able to process all items being returned for replacement or credit
  • Must be able to ensure the job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize well
  • Must be able to perform job safely
  • Must know what personal protective equipment (PPE) to use and when
  • Must have basic knowledge of math
  • Must be able to read and write effectively in English, speak with clarity and listen actively.
  • Must have basic knowledge of computer use.
  • Must be able to work well with others.


Government Furnished Material – Must meet requirements above in addition to the below requirements, which apply to GFM


  • Must understand and follow government’s requirements for  property control
  • Must be able to issue all GFM material using computer system
  • Must be able to deliver material to various locations using appropriate government form
  • Must be able to setup GFM job folders for all GFM
  • Must be able to research contract Spares inventory using computer system


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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