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Warehouse Agent at Expeditors

Warehouse Agent

Expeditors Sterling, VA Full-Time

Were not in the shipping business; were in the information business -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

Scope of Position

Responsible for accurate receiving, storing, preparing and shipping orders of product. Knows their responsibility in a contingency plan or crisis situation. Must be able to work the shift pattern as outlined by customer distribution needs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure all freight, for all products in and out of the warehouse, is documented

  • Ensure ID verifications are obtained from all drivers delivering cargo or transferring cargo to airline.

  • Monitor the inventory report to identify any discrepancies

  • Order inventory for the warehouse to replenish the supplies as needed

  • Set up maintenance of warehouse equipment (scale, forklift)

  • Ensure dangerous goods, licensable shipments and unknown shipper cargo is staged in correct location

  • Ensure client standard operating procedures are followed accurately

  • Check the condition of the cargo in/out of the warehouse for any potential damages, and report to warehouse manager

  • Load and offload trucks in a timely manner

  • Monitors and ensure transfers are timely to meet the airline closeout times

  • Perform labeling as needed (ensure freight is checked to avoid cross labeling/miss-routes)

  • Re-packing and re-icing if necessary

  • Ensure transfer manifests are signed and scanned timely (TSF entered within 2 hours of transfer)

  • Communicate closely with air export team to plan upstream and call for transfers if needed.

  • Weigh and dim the freight received, create on-hand, update ETMS system

  • Update events in ETMS (TSF and/or others as needed)

Preferred high school degree

6 months of distribution and warehousing experience or comparable experience - RF technologies a plus

Must be able to read, count accurately, do simple math (add, subtract, divide, multiply) and write legibly. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

Must be able to stand or sit for prolonged periods

Strong work ethic, attention to detail and positive attitude

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Private Medical insurance

  • Voluntary, contributory Pension Scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Recommended Skills

  • Attention To Detail
  • Customer Service
  • Expediting
  • Forklift Truck
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Friendliness
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