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Material Handler - Chesapeake

Company: Maersk (a.k.a A P Moller)
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:


We are looking for a Material Handler.

This position is in Chesapeake, VA.

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

Position Summary:

Responsible for the unloading of merchandise from inbound containers and the loading of merchandise into outbound trailers.

Key Responsibilities:

* Load and unload freight as directed by shift supervisor and/or Lead
* Handle cartons weighing 40 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds
* Maintain an acceptable level of productivity
* Receive daily work assignments from supervision and/or lead
* Verify shipping documents, shipping labels, and purchase orders
* Accurately match freight/product with work instructions, orders and shipping documents
* Understand and decipher shipping and receiving documentation (i.e.: manufacturing dates, Julian dates, etc)
* Build stable loads in outbound trailers which result in maximum cubing
* Scan freight and documents
* Ability to work with basic warehouse systems as required by facility (i.e. GLS)
* Responsible for maintaining clean and safe work area
* Maintain all safety rules
* Performs job related duties as specified by management

We are looking for


* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to focus on details, pertaining to shipping documents
* Basic math skills required
* High School diploma or equivalent preferred; not required
* Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required. Overtime may be required

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.

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.

Keywords: Maersk (a.k.a A P Moller), Chesapeake , Material Handler - Chesapeake, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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