Shipper (Afternoon Shift) in Mississauga at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 7/10/2021

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Job Description

Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright's Indal Technologies in Mississauga, ON specializes in helicopter securing and traversing systems, marine hangar doors, sonar handling systems, towed line array handling systems, sonar domes, towed bodies and fairings, and aviation support systems including horizon reference, pilot cues, and helicopter tie-down fittings for the world's navies.

We offer a competitive wage, a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, pre-tax spending accounts, and vacations/holidays.


The Shipper prepares various sized parts and equipment for shipments that may require packaging in cardboard or wooden crates and ensures all labels are placed correctly on packages.

Candidates must be available for training on the day shift (7:30 am-4:00 pm) before moving to the afternoon shift. The afternoon shift runs Monday to Thursday from 3:00 pm to 1:30 am.

Location: Mississauga, ON

Your Challenge:

  • Ensure all work is performed according to the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Prepare and package various sized parts and equipment for shipping whether in cardboard boxes or wooden crates. Packaging may be to Military Specifications (2073).
  • Ensure all products being shipped are correctly labeled.
  • Build crates in relation to hardware dunnage, knowing how to properly brace material and maintain weights and dimensions to safely and securely ship our parts and equipment. No drawings or work instruction are provided, must rely on skills and experience.
  • Accurately measure parts and equipment outside dimensions to determine inside dimensions of the crate required. Accurate measurements are critical as parts or equipment transport via air, truck or sea containers, is dependent on this information for their calculation and cost.
  • For parts or equipment requiring waterproof envelopes in various sizes, must be able to lay out rolls of wrapping material, cutting appropriately and accurately, to allow proper room and ensuring minimal waste. Must rely on personal skills and experience as no drawing or work instructions are provided.
  • Follows every reasonable precaution to ensure work is performed following the Health & Safety procedures. Immediately report accidents and incidents and participate in their investigations.

Your Expertise:

  • Forklift and crane operator experience required.
  • Carpentry skills and experience required for building wooden crates.
  • Previous experience using an industrial 600-volt table saw industrial 3" nail guns and industrial miter saw with 12" blade.
  • Previous shipping experience would be considered an asset.
  • Previous exposure to working in a LEAN environment would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • High School diploma or equivalent

All successful applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.