Forklift Operator

General Logistics Systems Hayward , CA 94542

Posted 3 weeks ago

About GLS:

General Logistics Systems (GLS) is an established provider of time-critical package and freight shipping solutions that has been operating in more than 40 countries across Europe for over 30 years, generating annual revenue totaling well above $4 billion.

We've taken our unique but proven business model stateside, where we intend to shake up the market with a truly combined express parcel, premier less-than-truckload (LTL), dedicated and freight brokerage offering that's faster and more flexible than our competitors'.

We passionately believe that our success depends on our customers' success, which informs the 'why' and 'how' of everything we do. At this pivotal stage in our growth journey, we are looking for like-minded individuals to help us build a new kind of logistics that makes customers' lives easier and plays an active role in their achievements.

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply to join GLS-US and keep an eye out for future openings as we expand!

Purpose of Position

Coordinates the receiving and processing of all inbound freight, warehouse changes and make adjustments. Position reports to Depot Manager and Supervisors.

Essential Job Functions

Work directly with the Depot Manager, Depot Supervisor and Cross Dock Supervisor in coordinating the receiving and processing of all inbound freight; supervise, guide, and direct leads and warehouse personnel to ensure all inbound freight is offloaded, processed, sorted, palletized and loaded in a timely manner; inspect pallet quality to reduce damages and miss-routed packages; communicate with managers, leads, and package handlers; coordinate warehouse changes and make adjustments as needed; assist with training new personnel as well as review current/new procedures with staff; estimate pallets weights prior to loading to ensure trucks are below GVWR requirements; communicate with inbound drivers to estimate volumes, assign dock doors, and ensure timely arrivals to the office; perform other related duties as required. The Cross Dock Operations Coordinator is also expected to meet performance standards set by management and to comply with all company policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

Characteristics are relatively stable and frequently wet and/or humid. Maybe exposed to fumes, airborne particles, extreme heat and vibrations.

The noise level is usually loud and the exposure risk to hazardous environmental conditions is moderate. Listed below are applicable special environmental conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Standing for prolonged periods of time is required.

  • Regularly works in outside weather conditions


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. An individual must also be willing to follow instructions and accept supervision, maintain a positive attitude toward their work and cooperate with co-workers and supervisors.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift 75 lbs.

EEO Commitment:

General Logistics Systems US is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply to at GLS and we strive to select the best qualified applicant for each position in our organization.

Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. GLS complies with all laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination and is always committed to doing what's right.

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