Transportation/Packaging Specialist – Junior

Clearance Level
Kuwait City, Kuwait

REQ#: G2019-68163

Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Packaging/Transportation Specialist in our shipping/receiving team. This team is responsible for all receiving activities including: signing receipt/delivery confirmations inventorying incoming package shipments IAW the shipping document(s) and where applicable, verifying asset serial numbers, coordinating with Production Control and the Procurement team for all expected incoming deliveries, notifies Production Control of the shipment's arrival and coordinates movement of items/equipment to the appropriate storage locations.


Primary Responsibilities:


The team receives, inventories and signs for incoming shipments delivered via commercial entities such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc., and government entities using the Catalog Ordering Logistic Tracking System (COLTS)


Upon receipt of a shipment, the Packaging/Transportation Specialist conducts the following processes:

  • Collaborate with program leadership for delivery schedules
  • Download packages from incoming vehicles
  • Receive the incoming shipment in the receiving area
  • Inventory the incoming shipment
  • Inspect packages for damage and identify any issues
  • Verify inventory according to order and invoices and sign for the shipment
  • Notify Production Control of received shipment and if there are any issues
  • Identify the destination of incoming equipment by reviewing the shipping documents, Property Book Items List, or directions provided by Production Control
  • Receive the shipment in COLTS
  • Re-locate items/equipment to the appropriate staging zone, along with a copy of the shipping document(s)
  • Maintain accurate records and assist in inventory control





Required Skills:

  • Applicable logistics and/or transportation experience related to military or Government contract work
  • Ability to work under limited supervision with strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to multi task, prioritize work, and be adaptive to change
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Familiar with OSHA Health & Safety standards and regulations
  • Experience with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Must be fork lift certified or able to pass a certification test for the operation of a forklift
  • Experience with material control or freight management database systems
  • Able to operate manual material handling equipment, pallet jack, push carts, etc.
  • Must be able to withstand physical demands of a warehouse environment: seasonal hot/cold temperatures, bending, squatting, lifting/carrying up to 40 pounds, and standing for long periods of time
  • Associate Level – H.S. Diploma and 6+years of experience, AA/AS + 4 years' experience

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with the COLTS or Global Combat Support System – Army (GCSS-Army)
  • Knowledge of RAID Tower system hardware and components
  • Import/Export (EXIM) compliance experience
  • Experience configuring military 463L pallets for MILAIR shipments, aircraft load team member
  • HAZMAT Dangerous Goods IATA and DOT certification
  • Flight line and air cargo loading and palletization experience
  • Familiarity with DOD logistic practices and forms, DD250, DD1348, DD1149, etc.


" We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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 protected class.