Logistician /Purchasing Agent I

    • Job Tracking ID: 513002-594665
    • Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 13, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • FLSA Status*: Non Exempt
    • Job Level: Entry
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    • Clearance Type: None
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Job Description

Company Overview:

Continental Tide Defense Systems Inc. (Continental Tide) is headquartered in Reading, PA with additional locations in Philadelphia; San Diego, CA; Bremerton, WA and Norfolk, VA. We specialize in providing engineering and industrial services to the US Navy, Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other Department of Defense Organizations. At Continental Tide, we understand that a great company culture is one where employees know their voice is heard, no matter what their title is, and letting them grow in their role as the company does. We want to provide our employees with the opportunity to learn, be challenged and be in a position where they can succeed, develop new skills, and do things they wouldn't have the opportunity to do elsewhere. Our fast-paced and challenging environment, employees here at Continental Tide can catapult themselves to the top and we’re looking for "the best at what they do" to join our team and help us grow in new ways.

*Please note due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered.

Job Overview:

Continental Tide is seeking a Logistician/Purchasing Agent I to support our Logistics department in shipping and receiving, inventory and organizational of tools and materials, and assist with warehouse maintenance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with shipping and receiving processes, unload trucks and check in merchandise
  • Prepare orders by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials, packing boxes; placing orders in delivery area
  • Sort and place materials or items of racks, shelves or in bin according to organizational standards
  • Maintains inventory controls by collecting stock location orders, recording amounts of materials or items received or distributed through a computer. May also assist in counting of physical inventory.
  • Prepare parcels for mailing
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area and work stations neat
  • Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times
  • Wear proper safety personal protection equipment (PPE)
  • Operate and maintain warehouse vehicles and equipment

Experience and Skills

  • Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED, or industrial school certificate
  • Preferred candidate will have 2-5 years of previous warehouse experience
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and mathematical skills
  • Inventory, equipment maintenance, date entry and computer skills may be required
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close visions, distance visions, color visions, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus
  • Current forklift license or experience driving forklift
  • All successful applicants must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.
  • Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions.


Continental Tide offers an empowering professional environment in a culture that stresses teamwork, shared responsibility for company and client success, and personal growth.  We are always looking for top-talent and we look forward to new-thinkers and team-players joining our company! We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options for those eligible, and 401(k) retirement plan with company match.