Dock Worker- Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe Springs, USA
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
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We are looking for a Dock Worker to join our North America Warehouse and Distribution team.

This position will be based in Santa Fe Springs, CA

Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how they got to your local retailer? Or what’s in that shipping container going down your local highway?

At Maersk Distribution and Warehouse Services, we know. In fact, we facilitate the distribution and movement of freight every single day.
Each of our client’s supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible.

Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada. Our services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation.

We offer

We offer you an exciting global career at the forefront of world trade.
Working with the best people in a global team culture with future growth opportunities in an industry that has a significant impact on the world economy…

We’re proud of our people who define our company’s industry leadership, global team culture and customer-centric focus every day.
When you join our team you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, create and shape our digital solutions, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues and broaden your world view through our international job postings. We offer competitive compensation and benefits for full-time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match and paid time-off – and our parental leave policy is recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry.

Global scope
Every company, every country wants access to a competitive shipping, logistics and port system – and our people have created one company that offers one, easy-to-use solution to all their shipping needs.

Maersk is unique
Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers’ global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world’s largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains.

Join us and play an important role on our team lifting global trade every day!

Key responsibilities

Position Summary:
Assist a crew in the loading/unloading of freight using specified equipment by company provided means and standards.

Key Responsibilities:
• Report to supervisor and/or Lead for job and crew assignment
• Do daily forklift inspection and report to supervisor
• Operate propane and electric powered forklifts
• Maintain safety rules at all times
• Load and unload freight as directed by shift supervisor
• Maintain productivity levels as set by Facility Management
• Receive daily work assignments from supervision
• Verify shipping documents, shipping labels, and purchase orders
• Accurately match freight/product with work instructions, orders and shipping documents and reconcile accordingly
• Build stable loads in outbound trailers which result in maximum cubing
• Responsible for maintaining clean and safe work area
• Handle cartons weighing 40 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds
• Re-configure product using equipment or by hand as required
• Utilize systems (i.e.: WMOS, SAP, WEB systems, GLS, etc) to produce required documents for inventory receipt, movement or shipping and verifying product. May be required to identify and understand Batch codes and Julian dates and understand ASN use and system requirements
• Use forklift mounted hardware
• Comply with all internal and customer SOP’s
• Additional equipment certifications may be required based on facility and client requirements
• Supports the company’s commitment quality program, which includes customer specific Quality program(s) and training requirements
• Performs job related duties as specified by management

We are looking for

We are looking for
• High school diploma or equivalent preferred; not required
• Able to speak, read and write in English
• Forklift driving certification and training
• Basic math skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks
• Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required. Overtime may be required.

Additional info

Ref. MA-309546
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: All the way.