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Warehouse Agent

Company: Expeditors
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

+ 15,000 trained professionals

+ 250+ locations worldwide

+ Fortune 500

+ Globally unified systems

Inbound Freight:

+ Count and weigh all product

+ Compare shipment count to manifest and check for damage, shortage, overage, and any other discrepancies

+ Report shortages, damages, and/or discrepancies on appropriate forms.

+ Safely move product to assigned storage locations


+ Maximize space usage

+ Properly and safely, put away items onto racks, locations, and/or ready rows using company system and scripts

Outbound Freight:

+ Compare quantity, labeling, and address with order to ensure outgoing shipments are complete and correct

+ Maintain proper documentation per standard operating procedures

+ Efficiently load product into outbound delivery vehicles per manifest

Facility / Equipment:

+ Maintain equipment and ensure warehouse areas are neat, clean, and orderly

+ Operate equipment safely and efficiently

+ Comply with all local, OSHA, and Expeditors' standards.

Cargo Screening:

+ Operation of x-ray and trace detection machines

+ Responsible for identifying dangerous objects in cargo and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft with Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) equipment

+ Visual and physical inspection of cargo

+ Lifting/carrying freight (weighing up to 75 pounds).


+ Keep accurate records and reports.

+ Assist in physical inventories and cycle counts.

+ Data entry, as needed

Other Duties:

+ Repack or re-box product per customer instructions.

+ Repair and re-box damaged goods as required.

+ Secure shipment with appropriate shrink-wrap and/or banding as assigned

+ Execute updates in computer system via operational tools provided.

+ Continuously and effectively interact with various agents: cargo, airline, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs/Border Protection (CBP), giving instructions and responding to inquiries in a reasonable tone and manner.


+ Ensure all necessary federal and company guidelines are completed for TSA and CCSF requirements

+ Know and understand employee responsibility in Expeditors' contingency plan

+ Demonstrate diligence required to maintain security under the Airport Police, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and United States Customs/Border Protection (USCBP) Regulations.

+ Approach any and all persons not displaying an Expeditors I.D. badge within an Expeditors warehouse or any Designated Screening Area (DSA) and implement security measures

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

+ Lift and carry freight weighing up to 75 lbs using proper techniques

+ Movements including but not limited to bending, reaching, stooping, squatting, standing, crouching and walking using proper techniques

+ Tolerate moderate to loud level of noise in work environment

+ May be required to work in cold storage areas

+ Stand and remain standing for periods up to 3 hours without sitting

+ May be required to work all of the following: irregular hours and/or shifts, including split-shifts; holidays and weekends; overtime; and extended hours.

+ This position is a swing shift.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Desired):

+ Fluent in English

+ Mental abilities (e.g., visual observation and identification, mental rotation)

+ Interpersonal skills (e.g., customer service, dependability)

+ Knowledge of basic arithmetic and mathematics

+ Knowledge of airline codes, prefixes, common cargo abbreviations

+ Attention to detail

+ Ability to follow instructions

+ Ability to work as an effective team member

+ Ability to obtain Fork-lift certification as required

Cargo Screener Minimum Requirements:

+ Must be at least 18 years of age

+ Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent; OR at least one year of full-time work experience in security work, aviation screener work, or x-ray technician work

+ Must possess clean driving record and valid driver's license (DMV print-out required)

+ Ability to drive a forklift (training will be provided)

+ Must provide proof of the legal right to work in the United States such as: passport, birth certificate or work permit/visa.

Office Locations:

Kent and Sumner

Shift: Varies by department and/or building

Expeditors offers excellent benefits including

+ Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

+ Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

+ Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

+ 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)

+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan

+ Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Expeditors, Kent , Warehouse Agent, Other , Kent, Washington

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