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Warehouse Agent

Date: 15-Mar-2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 159033
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Professional

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and employs around 15,000 people worldwide.

The Warehouse Agent responsibilites include processing shipments in a safe and accurate manner, ensuring operational excellence, high productivity and customer satisfaction. This is a second Shift position: HOURS 4pm- 12 Midnight.

Responsibilites:

* Acknowledge receipt/delivery of freight by signing the relevant documents and stating any irregularities, if applicable. Ability to create IHT reporting

* Issue warehouse receipt and distribute along with other documents to the operational departments

* Assign location of freight, based on its nature

* Keep record of shipments by entering data in the application (if available)

* Load/unload consignments and compare freight with documents to avoid any discrepancies

* Assure accurate labeling of freight by double-checking that marks on freight and warehouse receipt number correspond to the transport document

* Ensure 100% level inventory accuracy

* Have the ability to execute cycle counts for exceptions

* Operate all equipment by keeping the safety of the personnel and freight in mind

* Report hazardous cargo and any irregularities (damages, pilferage, ‘short' conditions) immediately to supervisor

* File, store and keep record of whereabouts of the operational files

* Keep warehouse neat, clean and organized

* Advise supervisor immediately of any equipment failure

* Assure that complete documentation accompanies freight leaving the dock and that documents for freight received are handed over to the corresponding department

* Proficient in picking and packing within a Warehouse management system

Skills & Requirements:

* Team player

* 2 yrs. prior experience preferred

* Lifting up to 25 lbs. (may be required)

* Certified forklift operator; if applicable

* Language Skills:

* Fluent in English

* Bilingual (English / Spanish) a strong plus

* Proficient in warehouse applications, Incident Handling Tool (IHT) and Warehouse Management System (WMS)

To apply, please send resume to tina.piraino@panalpina.com