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Warehouse Associate - Full Time

Cavalier Logistics - Chicago, IL

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Posted on 05/30/24 (Ref: )

Warehouse Associate - Chicago, IL - Cavalier Logistics

Warehouse Associate

Cavalier Logistics, established in 1985, specializes in full-service logistics solutions to meet today's demanding environment. We are a premier provider of global transportation, warehousing and logistics services with headquarters in Virginia, multiple offices throughout the United States and an international office in London.

Cavalier Logistics is seeking a full-time Warehouse Associate to join our import team in Elk Grove, IL, near Chicago. The ideal candidate will use their knowledge and experience to receive incoming material; maintain accurate accountability of receiving and record additions and deletions for materials from the record; you will prepare product for shipment according to specifications and/or customer requirements and transport material internally. Our Warehouse Associates are expected to execute standard procedures and assist the logistics team in fulfilling tasks.

Cavalier is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and full benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), life insurance and an Employee Assistance Program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Shipping/receiving inventory, picking and packing of orders in a warehouse in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Loading and unloading materials to and from designated storage areas such as racks, shelves or vehicles
  • Identify, separate, label and/or palletize materials
  • Installing protective packaging, padding, bracing or strapping to items being transported to prevent damage
  • Assisting drivers in loading or off-loading arriving trucks/tractor trailers
  • Verification of incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure that quantity count is accurate, and no damaged merchandise is received or sent out
  • Report damages and/or compliance issues to immediate supervisor
  • Maintain clean work environment
  • Work with RF gun/scanner
  • Operate forklift, pallet stacker, pallet jack required

  • One-year warehouse experience
  • Operate forklift, pallet stacker, pallet jack required
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Bi-lingual a plus.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills to include email, data entry using Microsoft Excel and/or Word and typing at approximately 30 wpm
  • Ability to read invoices, labels, codes, weights and measurements
  • Ability to routinely lift 70 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes
  • Ability to make repetitive movements including but not limited to lifting, bending and/or squatting
  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment subject to moderate deviations in temperature, moving machinery and low levels of noise
  • Must pass drug test and background check.
  • Must live within a 35-mile radius of job location.
  • Must have initiative, be dependable, and timely.
  • Must be cordial to coworkers and drivers.

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED

Previous Experience:
  • 2-years of experience required

Benefits & Compensation:
  • Competitive Compensation Depends on Experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a self-starter, have great organizational skills and are a team player - apply for this great position today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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