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Warehouse Associate (Lead) 2nd Shift - Full Time

Agility Logistics - Franklin Park, IL

Posted on 01/21/21 (Ref: ILiBg4ED8n)

Warehouse Associate (Lead) 2nd Shift - Franklin Park, IL - Agility Logistics

Job Description

Position: Warehouse Associate (Lead) 2nd Shift

Location: Chicago

Reporting to: Warehouse Manager

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt


The Lead Warehouse Associate is responsible for the facilitation of document preparation and traffic coordination required to correctly process shipments in a cost-efficient manner and in compliance with company policies and procedures and all regulatory guidelines and requirements.

  • Provide on-time transportation, logistics and regulatory compliant services associated with a demanding and time-critical schedule relating to delivery to projects
  • Assure the proper handling import and export transactions and vessel clearances
  • Effective liaison with Operations Department to ensure a timely, predictable and cost efficient shipping process from origin to destination (including local deliveries and pickups)
  • Operate in compliance with all relevant Procurement, Subcontracts, Materials Management and Export and Import Compliance procedures
  • Recommend solutions for handling out-of-gauge and abnormal loads
  • Ensure that an Import and Export log register is maintained
  • Maintain recordkeeping and shipment files to ensure compliance with U.S. and other applicable government regulations and internal procedures
  • Generate, use and document standard or adhoc reports to monitor operations, report on objectives, through puts and KPI's according to protocols and procedures

Job Requirements

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED; AA/Vocational/Technical preferred
  • 1-3 years of CFS experience
  • AS400 Experience a plus
  • WMS Experience
  • Experience with invoicing, and generating and entering purchase orders into a packing system
  • Experience with air, ocean and ground transportation
  • Knowledge of principles of inventory control, logistics and distribution
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Sense of urgency and ability to follow up are critical skills
  • Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing with U.S. Customs, customers and co-workers
  • Ability to multi-task and exercise independent judgment
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • Must be able to interface with multiple departments and facility locations effectively
*** Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail
  • Resistant to stress in an high-paced work environment

English is the principal language for this position. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.


Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and technical software(s)

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods

Monday - Fri. 08:00 - 17:00 (occasional overtime or weekend hours may occur)


This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

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