Blackfish Solutions

Warehouse Specialist

ID 3064
Location : City
Location : State/Province (Full Name)
Percentage of Travel Required
Up to 5%


The Copper River Family of Companies, owned by the Native Village of Eyak, a federally recognized Alaska Native Tribe, is a collection of entities that deliver a complementary set of solutions and services to support the diverse missions and requirements of our clients. Your growth is our success.


Blackfish Solutions is seeking a Warehouse Specialist. The Warehouse Specialist receives, inventories, inspects and distributes incoming shipments, maintains inventory locations, kits parts for the production line, and performs basic material handling functions.  This individual works closely with the Purchasing Manager to ensure on-hand inventory meets production demands and is responsible for maintaining overall warehouse organization. Other primary responsibilities include kitting subassembly parts to ensure production tact times are met and performing basic material handling functions, such as, forklift driving and overhead crane use, as well as local pickup and delivery.


This role reports to the Production Manager and is in Estacada, Oregon. 


  • Receive incoming shipments of COTS parts, modified COTS parts, and raw materials
  • Log all receipts in Excel database/ERP system, creates labels and distributes product to appropriate production locations
  • Maintain an organized warehouse and helps production leads locate items related to vessel assembly
  • Identify inventory shortages with production leads and purchasing to maintain adequate inventory to match production demand
  • Kits Electronic Ships Work Breakdown System (ESWBS)/Bill of Materials (BOM) groups for inventory and delivery to production departments during those respective production modules
  • Operate forklifts and overhead cranes as needed for loading and unloading freight and storing inventory on racks and in containers
  • Identify obsolete parts and works with purchasing to consolidate and return
  • Support production as a material handler/helper as time permits
  • May travel occasionally, primarily in the local area
  • Take on new responsibilities as required


  • Education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Required Knowledge/Experience:
    • One (1+) years of experience in warehouse management
    • High attention to detail, thorough and accurate task completion
    • Strong analytical skills for developing efficient systems and methods to identify and plan tasks
    • Understanding of kitting practices
    • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite, with emphasis on Excel and Outlook
    • Experience with ERP and/or computerized inventory systems
    • Excellent organization and time management, along with outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively with vendors and coworkers
    • Employee must be a "U.S. Person" as defined Code of Federal Regulations, Title 22, Section 120.15
  • Preferred Knowledge/Experience:
    • Two plus (2+) years warehouse management experience
    • Background in marine manufacturing and print reading
    • Experience with the following types of management software: Trello, Slack, ERP Systems
    • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations in a manufacturing environment
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Perform manual labor as required, including lifting up to 50lbs, working outside, and standing for long periods of time
    • Use of forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks, overhead cranes
    • Effectively and safely perform demanding work in support of company and client objectives
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, and stretch to complete tasks
    • Ability to work long hours, when required, to meet deadlines and/or other deliverables
    • Office and heavy industrial manufacturing environment

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the company, department, and contract
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

The Copper River Family of Companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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