Warehouse Operator – Atlanta – USA

Job Overview

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs daily activities for an assigned shift or within an assigned area or function.
  • Adheres to specific warehouse work instructions for receiving, labelling, storing, shipping and value add services as required in accordance to DSV Air & Sea standard policies and procedures.
  • Meets company objectives in the areas of performance, safety, quality, leadership, and customer service.
  • Works with the supervisor, warehouse manager and freight forwarding teams to identify areas to improve/enhance overall service to the client.
  • Unloads inbound shipments safely and move products to the correct destination.
  • Efficiently stage, stack and load the merchandise in the appropriate areas
  • Efficiently moves product from staging and/or unloading areas into the correct load door and the assigned trailer.
  • Ensures that the trailer is secured and chocked prior to entering the trailer in accordance with safety polices.
  • Loads/Unloads product correctly using the appropriate handling techniques.
  • Segregate, check and stage inbound product correctly.
  • Verifies the driver, trailer, and bills are all for that specific carrier and location.
  • Counts freight with the driver and ensures all requirements are followed.
  • Loads the trailer for safe transit and ensures the driver signs all required paperwork.
  • Performs all Forklift activities as required.
  • Perform labelling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed; maintain the facility to provide a clean, safe work environment.
  • Maintain a professional manner in appearance and communications at all times.
  • Accomplishes all job tasks in a manner that promotes safety
  • Responsible for maintaining an organized and clean warehouse and work areas
  • Responsible for cleanliness of warehouse office.
  • Follows safety and security procedures and identify / report safety violations
  • Complies with all Standard Operating Procedures, corporate and site specific policies, safety rules, Pharmaceutical Regulations, TSA Regulations, US Customs Regulations and OSHA/ MSDS Standards.
  • May help train new or transferred employees in the day to day activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills & Competencies

  • Basic mathematical skill level required to verify inventory, order accuracy, and other quality driven initiatives.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented, organized and able to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to communication orally and in writing
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including shifts and/or weekends
Educational background / Work experience
  • Minimum of one year relevant work experience in customer service and logistics
  • Experience operating a Forklift
  • Forklift Certification preferred
  • Material Handling Certification preferred
  • Dangerous Goods Qualification preferred EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Language skills
  • Fluent English
  • Other Languages are a plus
Computer Literacy
  • Proficiency in basic MS Office applications and typing accurately
  • Preferred knowledge using Warehouse Management Systems
  • Ability to learn new applications quickly
Physical / Mental Requirements / Working Conditions
  • Must be able to lift, bend, stoop, reach, and climb
  • Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment
  • Must be able to stand for several hours per day to perform required job duties as required by the nature of the business that is supported
  • Working conditions are normal for a warehouse environment with exposure to changing warehouse temperatures.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
  • Flexibility to work varying schedules which may include weekends, holidays, etc.

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