Fork Lift Driver

Expeditors International Of Washington, Inc. Eagan , MN 55122

Posted 7 months ago

"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

The ideal candidate for this position must have a positive attitude and be self-motivated while also taking direction from Management. Also required are excellent oral/written communication skills and a proven history of providing exceptional customer service at all levels. Our work environment is team oriented and very fast paced, therefore a strong candidate must have excellent organizational and time management skills in addition to a professional attitude that exemplifies the Expeditors culture.

Hours are 12:00 (Noon) to 9:00 PM

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load trailers and ocean containers using tools/equipment for safe, efficient transport including but not limited to: Blocking/bracing, decking, Efficient load management

  • Unload and receive freight including but not limited to: Count freight and compare to manifest & internal receiving documents, weigh freight, record/verify dimensions, stage/store freight, labeling, and other general receiving duties

  • Maintain clean, organized, and secure work area

  • Communicate across product teams regarding volumes and capacity needed

  • Validating driver details for security

  • Maximize warehouse space usage

  • Education (preferred level) high school degree.

  • Desired experience (minimum level of direct experience in a similar position) 6 months or more.

  • Knowledge/ Skills:
    Must be able to read, count accurately, do simple math (add, subtract, divide, multiply) and write legibly. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods. Basic computer skills

  • Special Requirements:
    Must have excellent work habits. Must pass a background check, if applicable in state, region or geography. Must be familiar with warehouse systems.

  • Fork-lift certification will be provided

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • 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.

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Fork Lift Driver

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