DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Warehouse Handling Specialist – Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Overview

Job Title:Warehouse Handling Specialist
Job Location: Atlanta, GA

We have an exciting opportunity for a WAREHOUSE HANDLING SPECIALIST to join our team. Your efficiency and attention to detail will allow DHL to make businesses work by delivering cargo on time, every time. This may require heavy lifting at times and/or use of a hand-truck. You will also be expected to maintain an electronic record of your activity through the proficient use of a hand-held scanning device. This position will be based at our Atlanta, GA location.

Available Shifts: Sunday-Thursday, 4:00pm-12:30am or Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00am-4:30pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transportation of cargo shipments to/from the airport, area carriers, as well as direct customer pick-up and deliveries
  • Transport shipments and materials to and from receiving area, staging area, or other area as designated
  • Sort and place shipments and or materials on racks, shelves, or designated areas according to destination
  • Build up and maximize airline containers and pallets; load / unload vehicles, vans, straight trucks and tractor trailers
  • Enter data information into freight station inventory and warehouse management system using desktop computer and handheld scanner
  • Perform pick and pack assembly on shipments as needed, and assemble shipments from storage area to prepare for export; mark and label shipments with identifying information; prepares bills of lading as needed
  • Take weight and measurement of each shipment received, and prepare on-hand notice
  • Drive forklift to transport shipments within warehouse and in and out of trucks; operate other warehouse equipment such as pallet jack and hand truck as needed

Skills / Requirements:

  • Hazmat endorsement strongly preferred, but not required
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge of warehouse operations, cargo handling including Forklift operations as well as other materials handling equipment is preferred

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

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