Shipping & Receiving Clerk

El Segundo, California
Manufacturing – Process Control /
Full-time /
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, we’re building a launch system we are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches. We’re an ambitious team with big goals and, together, we’re determined to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient, and routine.  

When launch day arrives, we want you by our side

As a Shipping & Receiving Clerk, you will be responsible for the expedient movement of designated items needed to support production, test, and launch operations. Primary functions of the Shipping & Receiving Clerk include the packaging, manifesting, and tracking of materials as requested by internal customers and external vendors. As well as to process all incoming deliveries routing them to the designated destinations, whether that be to Inventory, Inspection, the Production floor, or to someone’s desk. 


    • Process all outbound shipments via the shipping request queue, coordinate with carriers and freight forwarders for pick-up and delivery scheduling. 
    • Package and manifest various shipments (parcel, LTL, large freight), ensuring product integrity and accurate documentation. 
    • Ensure compliance with shipping regulations, including hazardous shipping and international trade requirements. 
    • Receive incoming packages, verify conformity with paperwork, and manage receipt transaction accuracy within the SIA system. 
    • Deliver received packages to the proper drop zone areas (receiving Inspection, inventory, production floor or to the personal package racks) 


    • High school diploma or GED 
    • 1+ years in a shipping and receiving role. 


    • 2+ years in a shipping and receiving role 
    • Experience with ERP system(s) 
    • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft, Excel and Power Point 
    • Comprehension of shipping international goods 
    • Comprehension of HAZMAT shipping and receiving  
    • Comprehension of shipping and receiving temperature sensitive item 
    • Comprehension of shipping and receivingESD sensitive item 
    • Experience with scanning equipment (RF scanner, handheld scanner, etc.) 
    • Experience operating a forklift or other material handling motorized vehicles and equipment 


    • Critical thinking:  ABL employees understand the “why” behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity: ABL employees must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective 
    • End-to end ownership:  projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight 
$23 - $30 an hour
ITAR Requirement
This position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations.  As such, US person status (including US citizens, U.S. permanent residents, individuals granted U.S. asylum status, or individuals admitted in U.S. refugee status) is a required qualification for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.