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American Fast Freight Inc. Warehouse Associate in Anchorage, Alaska

Warehouse Associate

5025 Van Buren St, Anchorage, AK 99517, USA

Req #2490

Friday, May 10, 2024

See yourself at Odyssey.

Join the team as our new Warehouse Associate!

Who We Are and Why We're Hiring Odyssey Alaska, a division of Odyssey Logistics and Technology Corporation ("Odyssey"), is your trusted and reliable transportation and logistics company, providing a wide range of ocean freight consolidating and freight forwarding, trucking, project logistics and warehousing-distribution services. Our diverse customer base ships a wide variety of products across a variety of modes. AFF operates food grade facilities (FSMA compliant and AIB approved) in dry, hazmat and 100% true temperature protected settings to fit your shipping requirements.

Based in Vibrant

Fairbanks, AK

, Odyssey is on a journey to constantly innovate logistics. We're actively recruiting for this key, high profile role in the company because we have experienced tremendous growth and would love for you to join us!

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About the Job:

The position of Warehouse Associate will have primary responsibility to properly load, unload, and receive freight and load outbound trucks/trailers/containers. Safely move freight within the warehouse and on/off loading dock, ramps and yards. Place freight in appropriate storage locations and retrieve freight from appropriate storage locations. This is a safety sensitive position.

Work Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday
  • Shift hours 5:00am - 3:00pm
  • Weekend work and/or overtime may be required.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Review inbound freight documents and unload container/truck/trailer/rail.
  • Visually inspect, count and weigh freight as required and report damaged freight, differences in counts and/or weights.
  • Ensure all freight is staged at its proper place in the warehouse, paperwork, exceptions and special information is properly given to other warehouse and/or office personnel as required to set up for the next handling process.
  • Load container/truck/trailer/rail to be transported on.
  • Ensure load records required, are made and turned in to the proper persons for file record-keeping.
  • Operate forklift, pallet walker, hand dolly, chain saws, electrical and non-electrical hand tool, shrink wrap machine, and other common hand tools.
  • Maintains warehouse, outside tar area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Comply with safety policies with the understanding that safety is the top priority.
  • ALL OTHER DUTIES AND PROJECTS AS ASSIGNED.

Qualifications

We recognize not all applicants have every skill or qualification to match a job description exactly. Odyssey values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the most required qualifications to apply. While having "desired" qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!

Required:

  • Experience moving freight in a warehouse environment associated with receiving and loading refrigerated and dry freight
  • Experience using warehouse equipment to include but not limited to forklifts, pallet walkers, hand dollies, chain saws, electrical and non-electrical hand tools, shrink wrap machines, and other hand-held tools.
  • Ability to operate hand-held scanner.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow the direction.
  • Predictable and reliable attendance.
  • Requires basic reading, writing and math skills.
  • Must be able to follow directions given and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must have the ability to pass backg ound check and drug screen.

Location:

This is an in-office role based in

Fairbanks, AK

, USA.

No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans;
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Competitive Paid Time Off.

Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly

  • 5025 Van Buren St, Anchorage, AK 99517, USA

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