LMI Aerospace Shipping Clerk in Washington, Missouri

Who we are:

LMI Aerospace, Inc. is a leading supplier of structural assemblies, kits and components, and a provider of design engineering services to the commercial, business and regional, and defense aerospace markets. LMI fabricates, machines, finishes, kits, and assembles machined and formed close tolerance aluminum, specialty alloy, and composite components. LMI also provides engineering and program management services, supporting aircraft product lifecycles from design to fleet support via complete turnkey engineering solutions.

Position Summary

Our Shipping Clerk work to package orders in accordance with work order instructions and established LMI procedures. They process all customer products in a safe manner to eliminate damage during the packaging operation and transit to the customer.

Our Washington, MO site runs three shifts:

Day Shift: Monday through Thursday, 6:00a – 4:30p

Night Shift: Monday through Thursday, 4:18p – 2:18a

Weekend Shift: Friday through Sunday, 5:00a – 5:30p

Essential Job Responsibilities for Shipping Clerk

  • Read and understand work order requirements.

  • Identify parts with printed and/or electronic pictures.

  • Package parts in accordance with LMI’s procedures and work order instructions.

  • Keep packaging and shipping areas clean and organized per company/6S requirements.

  • Observe safety requirements and use all required safety equipment.

  • Handle customer-supplied product with care.

  • Maintain and reinforce LMI’s quality standards to meet and exceed customer expectations.

  • Available to work overtime when required, including weekends.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Shipping Team Leader.

Required Skills/Competencies for Shipping Clerk

  • Ability to read and comprehend American English is required.

  • Previous experience in packaging and shipping is desired.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions is required.

  • Attention to detail is required.

  • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required.

  • Must have a positive, team-player attitude.

  • Must have a strong work ethic.

  • Must possess a sense of urgency and the ability to prioritize tasks in order of need.

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be willing to adapt to change.

Education Required for Shipping Clerk

High school diploma or high school equivalency preferred. Candidates that do not have a high school diploma or high school equivalency will be required to take a pre-employment assessment to be considered for the role.

In order to comply with U.S. government regulations applicable to this position, all applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Physical/Work Requirements

  • Ability to sit for extended periods, working at a desk and/or attending meetings.

  • Use various computer and office equipment as well as be able to move throughout the office and manufacturing area in order to talk/hear or otherwise communicate with employees, management, customers, vendors, and others.

  • Noise level in the work environment ranges from quite to loud.

  • Employee will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when working on the plant floor.

Work Environment: Normal work environment is a typical office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when on the shop floor.

Travel Required


This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.

LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.

LMI is an E-Verify Employer.

LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer

LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 2,000 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 19 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.