Maersk, USA

Warehouse Associate – Chesapeake – USA

Job Overview

Position Summary

Responsible for the unloading of merchandise from inbound containers and the loading of merchandise into outbound trailers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Load and unload freight as directed by shift supervisor and/or Lead
  • Handle cartons weighing 40 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Maintain an acceptable level of productivity
  • Receive daily work assignments from supervision and/or lead
  • Verify shipping documents, shipping labels, and purchase orders
  • Accurately match freight/product with work instructions, orders and shipping documents
  • Understand and decipher shipping and receiving documentation (i.e.: manufacturing dates, Julian dates, etc)
  • Build stable loads in outbound trailers which result in maximum cubing
  • Scan freight and documents
  • Ability to work with basic warehouse systems as required by facility (i.e. GLS)
  • Responsible for maintaining clean and safe work area
  • Maintain all safety rules
  • Performs job related duties as specified by management


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to focus on details, pertaining to shipping documents
  • Basic math skills required
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred; not required
  • Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required. Overtime may be required

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Maersk, USA

Integrated Container Logistics & Supply Chain Services