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Warehouse Agent

Date: 23-Aug-2019

Location: Huntsville, AL, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 161144
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Entry-level

Office Location: Huntsville, AL (HSV)

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 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Warehouse Agent to process shipments in a safe and accurate manner, ensuring operational excellence, high productivity and customer satisfaction.


* Acknowledge receipt/delivery of freight by signing the relevant documents and stating any irregularities, if applicable

* 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)

* Take weight and measurements upon receipt of freight

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

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

* 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

* Advise supervisor of need to re-order supplies in due time

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

* Assure proper stroage and handling of freight, including, but not limited to, making sure that pallets are stable and in good condition

* Perform other duties deemed necessary and relevant to position

Skills /

* Good judgment skills and ability to make decisions

* Good communicator and team player

* Keen eye for detail

* Ideally Proficient in Panalpina warehouse applications

* Certified forklift operator

Specifics for Job / Environment

* This position requires working a flexible shift, including evenings and weekends

* This position may require overtime

* This position will require working on holidays