DHL Global Forwarding Warehouse Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Title: Warehouse Specialist

Job Location: ATL, Atlanta, GA

3 Shifts available: 8:00am - 4:30pm, 4:00pm - 12:30am, and 12:00am - 8:30am

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure we transport our customers of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. This also includes special transport-related services. Visit our career site on the web at

As a Warehouse Specialist, you will be responsible for performing all tasks associated with warehousing and distribution including picking, packing, shipping, receiving, labeling, loading/unloading, and inventory control.

3 Shifts available: 8:00am - 4:30pm, 4:00pm - 12:30am, and 12:00am - 8:30am

Key Responsibilities :

·Receives, sorts, and segregates incoming shipments for warehouse / distribution facilities

·Loads and unloads shipments on to or off of pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand

·Sorts and processes outgoing shipments according to established procedures and regulations

·Load shipments into vehicles and uses hand tools to install strapping, bracing and padding

·Prepares and updates information in computerized systems such as logs, packing lists, pick tickets, invoices, inventories, transfer/delivery tickets, orders / receipts etc.

·Maintains inventory records of customer shipments and performs audits to ensure the integrity and security of freight

·May perform routine vehicle, equipment, and warehouse maintenance

·May operate a forklift, hand jacks, and other vehicles and equipment

Skills / Requirements :

·Strong communication skills

·Detail oriented and strong follow-up skills

·Able to walk/stand for long periods of time and lift 40 pounds repeatedly

·Fork lift experience

·Warehouse management systems (WMS) experience is preferred

·Dangerous goods / hazardous goods experience preferred

·Minimum of 2 years of Warehouse and / or Freight Forwarding industry experience preferred

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.

Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.

Our Values: Respect & Results

Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization :

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.