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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Senior Material Handler

Cranston, Rhode Island, United States of America
Closing date: 31 March 2023

Job Description:

Due to recent program wins, Saab, Inc. is seeking a Material Handler to join the Manufacturing/ Production team at our newest facility in Cranston, RI.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Packaging, shipping, and preparing paperwork for all  domestic and international shipments

  • Completing import paperwork and  clearing imports with Freight Forwarders

  • Unpacking and checking goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintaining records of received goods and rejecting unsatisfactory items.

  • Examining, stocking, and distributing materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines

  • Performing inventory and cycle counts

  • Lifting heavy items and operating a forklift

  • Maintaining off site warehouse

  • Ability to drive 26 ft. box truck

Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Prior experience with best commercial packaging practices

  • Working knowledge of Oracle MRP Inventory Management principles and Shipping/Receiving modules

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of MS Excel and Oracle (or similar accounting system) desired

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.