Jan 14, 2020

Equipment Operator-Sumner, WA

  • Maersk Oil
  • Sumner, WA, USA
Full Time Permanent Trades & Technicians

Job Description


Damco Distribution Services, Inc., part of the Maersk group, specializes in warehousing, distribution, and transportation.
Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how they got to your local retailer? Or what's in that shipping container going down your local highway? At Damco Distribution Services, we know. In fact, we facilitate the distribution and movement of freight every single day.

Each of our client's supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible. Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada. Our services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation.

We offer

When you join our team, you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues, and broaden your world view through our international network.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits for full-time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match, paid time-off, and a parental leave policy which is recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry.

Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers' global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world's largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains. Join us and play an important role offering logistics and supply chain services for our customers!

Key responsibilities

This position is responsible for assuring safe and efficient traffic flow within the warehouse. The Equipment Operator will lead a crew in the loading/unloading of freight using specified equipment by company provided means and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

•Report to supervisor for job and crew assignment
•Utilize written and verbal instructions and previously established guidelines to complete assigned responsibilities.
•Do daily forklift and RF (Radio Frequency) Unit inspection and report to supervisor
•Maintain safety rules at all times
•Maintain a clean and organized work area
•Ability to perform material handling duties such a lifting material weighing 25- 75 pounds
•Complete all necessary paperwork on-time, accurately and according to guidelines

We are looking for


•High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; not required
•One year forklift driving experience with valid and up-to-date forklift driver certification
•Able to speak, read and write English
•Basic math skills
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks; multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
•Regular attendance and punctuality
•Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required
•Overtime may be required
•Ability to lift material weighing 50 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds