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Distribution Lead - Swing shift

Company: Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

"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

Reporting Structure: Distribution Supervisor: Distribution Manager: District Manager

Scope of Position: Responsible for accurate receiving, storing and preparing and shipping orders of product maintain a safe work environment, ensure production and quality levels and communicate effectively with all levels of production team.

Responsibilities:

Inbound Freight: Counts all products, compares to manifest and checks all shipments for damage, infestation and production code dates. Reports shortages, damages and mis-shipments on appropriate forms. Signs for inbound shipments when necessary. If assigned, and you are a qualified forklift driver, unloads inbound shipments safely and moves product to storage locations.

Storage: Maximizes space usage. Properly and safely puts away items onto the racks.

Order Picking: Ensures that the correct number and type of product are picked. Transports orders to shipping locations or delivery platforms with material handling equipment. Stencils, tags or marks orders as required.

Outbound Freight: Compares quantity, labeling and address with order to ensure outgoing shipments are complete and correct. Accepts signatures for outbound as necessary. Efficiently moves product into outbound delivery vehicles.

Facility / Equipment: Maintains equipment and assigned areas in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. Operates equipment safely and efficiently. Complies with all local, OSHA or Expeditors' standards.

Inventory: Keeps accurate records and reports. Assists in physical inventories and cycle counts. Ensures proper stock rotation. May key inventory adjustments in computer.

Other Duties: Manage time effectively to maximize efficiencies and minimize communication gaps.

Education (preferred level) high school degree.

Experience (minimum level of direct experience in a similar position) 6 months or more.

Knowledge/ Skills: 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.

Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis. Must be able to use proper lifting techniques. The ability to follow directions with emphasis on safety is extremely important. Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with tight scheduling requirements. Must be able to shift priorities easily. Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for repetitive movements.

Special Requirements: Must have excellent work habits. Must pass a background check, if applicable in state, region or geography. Must be familiar with warehouse systems. Forklift certification may be required within 6 months of employment.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

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

Keywords: Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., Suffolk , Distribution Lead - Swing shift, Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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