Logistics Associate Job Description

Logistics Associate Job Description

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Logistics associate provides assistance to shipping, receiving, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, distribution, and other plant locations as needed.

Logistics Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Using pick lists, Ecolocator, RF terminal and scanner, to accurately pick products from warehouse using material handling equipment
Establishes and maintains relationships with several business implementation teams
Installations support
Receive raw materials and packaging supplies, verification of materials received, identify discrepancies, complete paperwork, code items, and store items in proper location
Use of pick lists, internal inventory locater system, RF terminal and scanner, to accurately pick products
Consistently exhibit expected behaviors to exceed financial goals
Adherence to Injury Illness Prevention Program
Assist in execution of Physical Inventory Standard Operating Procedure
Display Planner

Logistics Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Logistics Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZMAT, CDL, ESD, NPMA, WHMIS

Education for Logistics Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the logistics associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Education, Management, Associates, Engineering, Technical, Technology, Law, Supply Chain Management, Supervision

Skills for Logistics Associate

Desired skills for logistics associate include:

Industry practices and standards
Inventory information and receiving & shipping paperwork
Personal computers used in the warehouse area for producing bar-code labels
SAP area specific functions
Material handling
Storage and retrieval techniques
Experience with learning management systems

Desired experience for logistics associate includes:

Act as witness for till, safe, and deposit counts
Requires standing and moving for an entire shift
Ability to lift, bend, kneel, climb, crawl and/or twist
Ability to safely climb up and down a ladder
Ability to become forklift certified and physically able to operate a forklift in accordance with IIPP
Monitoring 3PL performance, maintain constant communication and working relation with delivery providers

Logistics Associate Examples


Logistics Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of logistics associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics associate
  • Trailer loading of packed boxes and pallets
  • Follow all warehouse procedures and policies
  • Utilizing bar code scanning for accurately tracking inventory, and developing competence in shipping software (TRAX), E1, and the MES to perform the necessary receiving and shipping transactions and documentation preparation
  • Willingness to cross train in other functional areas of the logistics team
  • Follows current work instructions and insures adherence to Quality Control Plan and related SOP’s
  • Actively participates in weekly Team Meetings
Qualifications for logistics associate
  • A team player who can be aggressive when necessary
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Traffic/Transportation/Logistics roles with an emphasis on Truck Load and Less than Truck Load delivery methods preferred
  • Label
  • Must be able to be reach fork truck certified
  • Able to be fork truck certified
  • Experience with narrow aisle forklift preferred

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