Electric Boat

  • QP - Material Service Representative (2nd Shift)

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Material Support
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    Material Service Representatives are required to receive, identify, locate and retrieve materials across the facility.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the folowing:

    • Responsible for tallying types and quantities of items against receiving reports, material move tags, packing slips, packing lists and shipping documents
    • Locates material according to size, shape, weight or stock number and palletize material securely to pallet boxes, etc.
    • Will be required to operate precise cutting equipment & tools includeing band saws, abrasive saws, shears, etc.

    *** PLEASE NOTE: This is a 2nd Shift position***

    Education/ Experience


    • Candidates must be available & willing to work 2nd Shift
    • Previous Material Control/Warehousing experience is required
    • Candidate must be able to conduct precise measurements using tape measure, etc.
    • Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be able to obtain a license for electric and/or propane fork lifts with a capacity that has yet to be determined in a timely fashion
    • Strong math skills are required.  Candidates must be able to convert Square Inch to Square foot and Square foot to Square inch
    • Candidates must have the ability to work with wireless hand held and tablet devices
    • This position may require work to be performed outside and in extreme temperature and weather conditions as required; involves adverse weather conditions (heat/cold/snow/rain/wind, etc.) 

    Preferred / Desired Skills:

    • High school diploma/GED preferred; additional preference given for Vocational, Technical and Community Colleges or Apprentice programs
    • Candidates should be proficient in MS Office
    • Basic knowledge of MRP/ material tracking system preferred
    • Previous Fork Lift or experience with material handling equipment is preferred
    • Ability to operate various cutting equipment such as shears, band saws, etc. preferred
    • Military/Navy experience preferred
    • Previous military shipbuilding experience is preferred


    Applicants must apply for a DOD Security Clearance as a condition of employment. They may be required to obtain and maintain a final secret clearance to remain in this position.

    • Must have strong commitment towards safety and must be able to handle/lift heavy items within safety guidelines
    • Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment and meet organizational goals


    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Outside, Wet


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