Posting Code:
BWARAST
Job Title:
Warehouse Assistant
Division:
Seaboard Marine
Location:
Miami, FL
Department:
Seaboard Solutions
City:
Medley
State:
Fl
Zip Code:
33166


POSITION SUMMARY:                

Manually unloads containers and stages them in the proper area, operate forklift and move cargo from warehouse staging area to containers. Receive, scan, verify cargo quantities based on customer requirements. Identify and transport cargo to and from warehouse into containers. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

 

GEOGRAPHIC REGION:

Please note applicants out of the geographic region for position applied will not be considered

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • A minimum of two (2) years of previous experience working in a warehouse environment.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of previous experience operating a forklift.
  • Authorization to operate heavy equipment; will be provided by our company.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English at a basic level; or the applicant must be willing and able to attend English classes outside of normal work hours to gain the ability to speak basic English within one (1) year.
  • Must be able to accurately process alpha/numeric information.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, extended hours, holidays, and/or weekends as needed.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative.
  • Possess organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors and fellow employees.
  • Ability to think logically, follow procedures, instructions and make sound decisions.

Preferred

  • High School diploma or equivalent

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary

  • Operates forklift to move cargo from warehouse staging area and fill containers continuously
  • Set up pallets in staging area, completing shipments using forklift to obtain items from shelves throughout warehouse
  • Manually pick and pull items from racks based on pick tickets or Loading guides to complete orders.
  • Receive, scan, and verify cargo quantities based on company procedures and customer requirements
  • Identify and transport cargo to and from warehouse into containers, palletize cargo, scan and wrap manually
  • Push/Pull or utilize fork lift to move palletized cargo to final staging area
  • Load and unload containers, delivery trucks manually and/or with lift/dolly and verifies incoming and outgoing cargo by weighing, counting and documenting

  • Inform supervisor immediately of any discrepancies, damages and/or spoiled cargo
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving areas to storage or to other designated areas
  • Ensure that cargo is loaded in appropriate container or trailer for shipment
  • Obtain boxes for repackaging items and labeling
  • Checks and arranges for regular maintenance of forklift. 
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  • Changes propane tanks, oil and water, etc. Reports electrical and/or mechanical difficulties to warehouse mechanic
  • Maintain awareness of all surroundings (i.e. trucks, people etc.) at all times in order to avoid collisions.

Secondary

  • Obtains work assignments from supervisor and determines if additional tools are needed
  • Marks materials with identifying information
  • Ensure that cargo is placed in the corresponding area out( for the port destination)
  • Removes empty skids or pallets and stacks in designated area for future usage
  • Sweeps work area for cleanliness as needed
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Subjection to physical and/or DOT Screening may be required along with other tests as applicable.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit while operating the forklift but it is intermittent
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, twist, reach forward, and exercise repetitive foot and wrist motion and finger dexterity.
  • The employee must frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 75 pounds, occasionally pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds
  • The employee will continuously grasp, and exercise eye-hand coordination and eye-hand-foot coordination.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, bend forward, squat, reach overhead and pinch.
  • The employee is frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Report safety hazards.
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed by immediate supervisor.
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation.
  • Participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Reports directly to the Warehouse Supervisor and/or Warehouse Manager.  Does not exercise supervision over any position.

 

CONDITIONS:

  • Exposure to all possible environmental factors such as extreme heat, rain, wind and high humidity during day and night shifts.  Roofed area with open doors.
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is continuously exposed to dust, fumes, and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
  • Moderate vibration throughout body when operating forklift. 

 

DISCLAIMER:

  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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