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Expeditors Transportation Warehouse Agent in Kent, Washington

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re 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

Inbound Freight:

  • Count and weigh all product

  • Compare shipment count to manifest and check for damage, shortage, overage, and any other discrepancies

  • Report shortages, damages, and/or discrepancies on appropriate forms.

  • Safely move product to assigned storage locations

Storage:

  • Maximize space usage

  • Properly and safely, put away items onto racks, locations, and/or ready rows using company system and scripts

Outbound Freight:

  • Compare quantity, labeling, and address with order to ensure outgoing shipments are complete and correct

  • Maintain proper documentation per standard operating procedures

  • Efficiently load product into outbound delivery vehicles per manifest

Facility / Equipment:

  • Maintain equipment and ensure warehouse areas are neat, clean, and orderly

  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently

  • Comply with all local, OSHA, and Expeditors’ standards.

Cargo Screening:

  • Operation of x-ray and trace detection machines

  • Responsible for identifying dangerous objects in cargo and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft with Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) equipment

  • Visual and physical inspection of cargo

  • Lifting/carrying freight (weighing up to 75 pounds).

Inventory:

  • Keep accurate records and reports.

  • Assist in physical inventories and cycle counts.

  • Data entry, as needed

Other Duties:

  • Repack or re-box product per customer instructions.

  • Repair and re-box damaged goods as required.

  • Secure shipment with appropriate shrink-wrap and/or banding as assigned

  • Execute updates in computer system via operational tools provided.

  • Continuously and effectively interact with various agents: cargo, airline, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs/Border Protection (CBP), giving instructions and responding to inquiries in a reasonable tone and manner.

Security:

  • Ensure all necessary federal and company guidelines are completed for TSA and CCSF requirements

  • Know and understand employee responsibility in Expeditors’ contingency plan

  • Demonstrate diligence required to maintain security under the Airport Police, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and United States Customs/Border Protection (USCBP) Regulations.

  • Approach any and all persons not displaying an Expeditors I.D. badge within an Expeditors warehouse or any Designated Screening Area (DSA) and implement security measures

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Lift and carry freight weighing up to 75 lbs using proper techniques

  • Movements including but not limited to bending, reaching, stooping, squatting, standing, crouching and walking using proper techniques

  • Tolerate moderate to loud level of noise in work environment

  • May be required to work in cold storage areas

  • Stand and remain standing for periods up to 3 hours without sitting

  • May be required to work all of the following: irregular hours and/or shifts, including split-shifts; holidays and weekends; overtime; and extended hours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Desired):

  • Fluent in English

  • Mental abilities (e.g., visual observation and identification, mental rotation)

  • Interpersonal skills (e.g., customer service, dependability)

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic and mathematics

  • Knowledge of airline codes, prefixes, common cargo abbreviations

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Ability to work as an effective team member

  • Ability to obtain Fork-lift certification as required

Cargo Screener Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent; OR at least one year of full-time work experience in security work, aviation screener work, or x-ray technician work

  • Must possess clean driving record and valid driver’s license (DMV print-out required)

  • Ability to drive a forklift (training will be provided)

  • Must provide proof of the legal right to work in the United States such as: passport, birth certificate or work permit/visa.

Shift: Varies by department and/or building

Expeditors offers excellent benefits including

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

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

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