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
Globally unified systems
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
Maximize space usage
Properly and safely, put away items onto racks, locations, and/or ready rows using company system and scripts
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.
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).
Keep accurate records and reports.
Assist in physical inventories and cycle counts.
Data entry, as needed
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.
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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