General Warehouse
Kuehne & Nagel Logistics, Inc.
 Chicago, IL

General Warehouse duties including loading and unloading drivers with all required input in THS system.

Your Role

General Warehouse duties including loading and unloading drivers with all required input in THS system.

Your Responsibilities

  • The warehouse associate is responsible for inbound and outbound activities as well as inventory management within the warehouse. This comprises moving materials within the warehouse and the loading/unloading of materials onto or from vehicles utilizing a forklift, reach truck, order picker or other heavy material handling equipment.
  • Perform all necessary warehouse activities in terms of inbound, outbound and inventory processes (see details below)
  • Work with Radio Frequency equipment to perform all warehousing activities
  • Collaborate fully with co-workers and other associates and maintain a peaceful and productive work environment
  • Communicate strongly with leads, supervisors, Operations Manager and DCM
  • Participate in improvement programs and help implement a culture of continuous improvement, driven by shop floor associates
  • Maintain a very clean, neat and orderly work place according to specifications
  • Adhere to all QSHE and security regulations and standards set and contribute to making the workplace a safe, secure and friendly work environment
  • Manage and maintain a 100% accurate inventory through adhering to set procedures
  • Use MH Equipment to move and store materials within the warehouse
  • Use MH Equipment to pick, verify and pack orders according to clearly specific standard practice
  • Use MH Equipment or other designated means to load goods into trailers or other designated transport vehicles for distribution
  • Inbound activities may include: receiving, checking, sorting, inbound preparation and storing of product, using material handling equipment to unload incoming materials from trailers, verify and receive materials into inventory, marking and inventorying packages for storage or transit, ay include palletizing and shrink-wrapping, may include stacking of pallets and repeatedly lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Outbound activities may include: Order preparation, picking, packing, product preparation for point of sale, processing, staging, loading.
  • Inventory activities may include: inventory management tasks, cycle counting and full inventory counting, checking orders against written list or RF reports, report shortages and follow up to locate items or incomplete orders
  • The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations, if required, so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment of at least 1½ to 2 years.

Your Skills and Experiences

  • Ideal candidates will have had 2+ years prior experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a high value, high security environment is a plus
  • Experience in a lean, continuous improvement environment is a plus
  • Existing forklift training / experience / certification is a plus
  • Speak and write good / fluent English
  • Must be very reliable and dependable
  • Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems
  • Must show strong commitment to working procedures
  • Must have strong customer service orientation
  • Must be able to work under pressure with fixed cut off times
  • Ability to interact within a team environment
  • Ability to efficiently solve problems
  • Ability to be trained within a designated period to operate power operated MH equipment
  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks
  • Ability to perform tasks through the Warehouse Management System
  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to provide training to less experienced Material Handlers.
  • Ability to drive power-operated equipment or ability to be trained within 30 days to drive designated MH equipment.
  • Depending on position, must be flexible in terms of work hours (night, weekend, holidays)
  • Proven basic math skills at the high school level
  • Working Environment: Warehouse
  • Special Requirements: Pre employment background screening

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.