Shipping Clerk - Deer Creek (Portland, OR)

United States of America
Deer Creek (DCA)
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.


To prepare castings for shipment to customers and assure that quantities, part numbers, piece counts, serial numbers and all necessary inspection documents, test bars, x-ray films, packing slips, etc. are correct and complete per PCC and customer specifications.




Objective:  to check documentation and parts before packaging.

Typical Activities:

  1. Checks and verifies that all necessary paperwork is correct and complete.
  2. Checks and verifies that all accompanying documentation is complete, including inspection documents, test bars, and x-ray films.
  3. Verifies that contents of shipments are correct and complete per shipping and inspection documents which accompany castings; checks quantities, serial numbers, etc.


Packaging and Shipping.

Objective:  to package castings and ship per customer specifications; to complete miscellaneous shipping/mailing requests from other departments.

Typical Activities:

  1. Packages castings per customer specifications, to prevent damage during shipment; uses appropriate packing materials, and determines best packing methods.
  2. Assembles or constructs wooden crates for shipments.
  3. Completes packing slips, bills of lading, air bills, etc.
  4. Builds loads; combines shipments going to customers.
  5. Stages and warehouses orders awaiting shipment; organizes shipment area; operates forklift to move parts.
  6. Assures that all documentation and packing slips accompany shipments.
  7. Notifies carriers for shipment pickups; arranges for rush shipments and special shipping arrangements when needed.
  8. Loads and unloads trailers.
  9. Ships parts to vendors as requested; mails items via UPS and overnight mail as requested, completing all necessary paperwork.


Objective:  to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

Typical Activities:

  1. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
  2. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
  3. Identifies and reports safety problems.
  4. Maintains clean and orderly work area.
  5. Performs other tasks as directed.



  1. Training is provided on the job.
  2. PCC's Forklift Driving Safety Certification must be completed.



  1. Previous shipping/receiving experience is preferred.
  2. Ability to read and follow instructions.
  3. Legible handwriting.
  4. Ability to organize workloads efficiently and to attend to details.
  5. Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects weighing thirty to fifty pounds and occasionally up to seventy-five pounds.
  6. Ability to work in difficult working conditions which may include exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, temperature extremes and other elements for extended periods of time.




  1. LSBO SSBO - Shipping Clerks dip parts in corrosion-preventative liquid prior to shipment.
  2. LSBO -Shipping Clerks also regularly construct plywood crates for shipment of castings.