Sterling Warehouse

General Electric - Sterling, VA

Role Summary:
The Warehouse Person must have the ability to receive, unpack, post, bin, pick and ship a multiple of products for the manufacturing shop at GE Aviation Dowty Propellers. The Warehouse Person will maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment, produce quality results, help control costs, assist the shop in meeting production requirements, and develop job knowledge and warehouse skills.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Warehouse person will be responsible for providing support on building and equipment related repairs and upkeep as well as assisting with preventative maintenance (PM) tasks and schedules.

The Warehouse Person will comply with and support all GE policies.

  • Responsible for pulling parts from inventory for issue to the manufacturing shop or for shipment to customers
  • Ability to obtain license/certification and operate fork lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Responsible for packing and shipping spare parts and overhauled units or components
  • Responsible for receiving, unpacking, and restocking of parts in the warehouse
  • Ability to learn the equipment in the facility and perform PM and repairs as needed
  • Responsible for reporting to facilities manager for issues and PM schedule
  • Responsible for performing minor fixes such as repairing broken locks, filling gaps on walls etc.
  • Responsible for escorting maintenance vendors at the facility
  • Must have a minimum of 6 months of experience working in a warehouse or place of similar experience
  • Familiarity with proper packing and labeling to insure safe and efficient deliveries
  • Must have the understanding of how to handle, pack, ship, and unpack fragile aircraft parts
  • Must have the ability to locate, pick, identify and issue parts using a computer-based inventory system
  • Ability to proficiently perform an annual inventory and be held accountable for this inventory
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate all equipment associated with the warehouse
  • High School diploma/GED equivalent
  • Ability and willingness to work on an off shift
  • Ability and willingness to walk and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability and willingness to lift up to 25 pounds repetitively and occasionally lift up to 70 pounds non-repetitive and occasionally lift over 100 pounds with assistance
  • Ability and willingness to work in an area where, due to normal machining operations, there may be dust or fumes (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels-PEL)
Desired Characteristics:
  • Familiarity with and experience using ORACLE or similar ERP/inventory tracking systems
  • Experience working in warehouse capacity for a manufacturing and/or aerospace environment
  • Energetic and positive attitude to excel in skills and knowledge
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality history
  • Basic technical aptitude in mechanical repairs and maintenance
  • Willingness to learn new skills and perform a variety of tasks and roles
  • Makes decisions based on experience and available data
  • History of meeting or exceeding job requirements
  • History of accepting or giving constructive criticism
  • Flexible for various shift assignments and overtime
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
About Us:
GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

About us: GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GE is the world-leading supplier of all composite propeller systems and the only company to have in-service experience on modern turboprop engines. GE experience with all-composite blades is unmatched in the industry, having pioneered the introduction of all-composite blades & accrued more than 140 million blade flying hours while establishing an unrivaled safety and reliability record. GE was the first to introduce electronic control for the propeller, and the only business supplying modern generation turboprop engines that have electronic control systems. Modern generation turboprop aircraft include the C-130J, C-27J, Q400 Dash 8, and re-engined Saab 2000 and Saab 340 among others.

All of GE propellers systems feature advanced aerodynamics, optimized take-off, climb & cruise performance, and lower noise levels. GE offers total propeller system support with global network of repair & overhaul organizations. Our site is located in historic Virginia near Mt. Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery and less than an hour from Washington DC. So much to do while enjoying country living!

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Virginia; Sterling
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.