Shipping and Receiving (Forklift Operator) 2nd shift - Jenkintown, PA

United States of America
Full Time



With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Position Summary:

Level One: Level One Shipping / Receiving workers verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments.  Verifies information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.  Correctly Picks up and Delivers property to various locations.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers.
  • Sorts, counts, packages, labels, ensures, unpacks, and processes receipts for incoming property; coordinates with Purchasing to correct any purchase order or material certificate discrepancies.
  • Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
  • Prepares shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
  • Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct.
  • Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents.
  • May maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records.
  • May operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; will band and shrink wrap palletized orders for shipment.
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • The ability to read and write English.
  • Forklift and overhead crane certified (Internal) 
  • The ability to perform basic shop math with fractions and decimals
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to navigate company and shipping vendor computer systems - basic computer skills
  • The ability to read and follow work instructions and department processes
  • Ability to perform tasks with deadlines and timeframes 


Required Experience:

  • 0-2 years of recently related or relevant work history or training
  • Prior knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures


Level of Education:

  • High School diploma or GED is expected