Dock Worker Administrator South Gate, CA

South Gate, USA
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
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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 are looking for a Dock Clerk Administrator to join our North America Warehouse and Distribution team.

This position will be based in South Gate, CA

We offer

As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us!

If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!

Performance Team and Damco Distribution, now part of the Maersk global organization under a combined Warehousing & Distribution division, offer third party logistics services to over 500 customers. Encompassing almost 15 million square feet of warehousing capacity throughout the country and a large transportation segment capturing a variety of services, we have key supply chain hubs in the Los Angeles and New Jersey/New York areas, and other facilities along the Western & Eastern coasts along with multiple locations in the Midwest. Delivering significant sales and profitability growth, we will drive the Inland Logistics and Services business for the combined US business units for Maersk.

Key responsibilities

The Dock Clerical Administrator is responsible for providing administrative and/or customer service support to multi-shift terminal operations. This position is a point of contact for processing and verifying shipment documentation, tracking incoming freight and preparing packages for shipments. Though the primary role is to support for shipment of inbound and outbound freight, this position will also be assisting in troubleshooting inventory accuracy, yard activity support and ensuring customers’ requirements are met.

Key Responsibilities:

• Verifies accuracy of inbound and outbound documentation
• Tracks incoming containers and provide support to resolve issues as necessary
• Prepares packages for shipments using windows based shipping systems
• Coordinates documentation for incoming freight to ensure swift movement of cargo
• Solve any issues that impact inventory accuracy
• Supports Yard department with gate activities, equipment reconciliation reporting and equipment management, as needed
• Support Customer Service department with systematic data entry, reporting and customer communication
• Support Damco Distribution's commitment to quality, which includes customer specific Quality program(s), training requirements and work instructions
• Performs job related duties as specified by management

We are looking for

Education and Technical Skills:
•High School Diploma/GED; College degree preferred
•1+ years customer service experience either phone or face-to-face
•1+ years transportation or supply chain industry experience
•Basic knowledge of MS Office products including Excel
•Must have the flexibility to work nights, holidays, and weekends

Preferred Qualifications: (Nice to have)
•Experience in cross-dock
•Experience working in a start-up facility

Soft Skills:
•Self-starter attitude and are able to work independently, performing well with time-sensitive tasks.
•Organized and are able stay focused on details, while meeting customer expectations in a fast-paced environment.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks
•Team player attitude
You must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.

Local candidates only; no relocation assistance is provided.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion and religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, military and veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.
We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements. If you are interested in applying for employment with Performance Team- A Maersk Company in the U.S. and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, or if you need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling 844-447-7878 or emailing Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Additional info

Ref. MA-322559
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.