• Air Logistics Warehouse Specialist

    Kuehne+Nagel Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

    Job #2245563976

  • Kuehne+Nagel is looking for a Warehouse Associate who is dependable, a team player, and enjoys working in a fast paced environment!

    Your Role

    A Warehouse Worker, or Warehouse Associate, is responsible for carrying out the logistics of receiving, processing, storing and sending inventory according to purchase orders and shipping schedules. Their duties include loading orders onto trucks and shipping containers, organizing incoming stock and putting the appropriate labels on outgoing parcels.

    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 apeaceful and productive work environment

    • Communicate strongly with leads, supervisors, Operations Manager and DCM

    • Participate in improvement programs and help implement a culture ofcontinuous 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 contributeto making the workplace a safe, secure and friendly work environment

    • Manage and maintain a 100% accurate inventory through adhering to setprocedures

    • Use MH Equipment to move and store materials within the warehouse

    • Use MH Equipment to pick, verify and pack orders according to clearlyspecific standard practice

    • Use MH Equipment or other designated means to load goods into trailers orother designated transport vehicles for distribution

    • Inbound activities may include: receiving, checking, sorting, inboundpreparation and storing of product, using material handling equipment to unloadincoming materials from trailers, verify and receive materials into inventory,marking and inventorying packages for storage or transit, ay includepalletizing and shrink-wrapping, may include stacking of pallets and repeatedlylifting up to 50 pounds

    • Outbound activities may include: Order preparation, picking, packing, productpreparation for point of sale, processing, staging, loading.

    • Inventory activities may include: inventory management tasks, cycle countingand full inventory counting, checking orders against written list or RFreports, report shortages and follow up to locate items or incomplete orders

    Your Skills and Experiences

    Experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment of at least 1½ to 2 years.

    Skills and/or Experience:

    • Ideal candidates will have had 2+ years prior experience in warehouse ormanufacturing 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 theability 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 MHequipment

    • 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 minimalsupervision

    • Ability to provide training to less experienced Material Handlers.

    • Ability to drive power-operated equipment or ability to be trained within 30days 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

    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.

    Kuehne + Nagel is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you require an accommodation for any part of the online application process due to a disability, please contact the Employee Services HR Help Desk at ~~~ during the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm EST; Monday through Friday or via e-mail at: ~~~ with the nature of your request. We will answer your inquiry within 24 hours.

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