Cargo Inspector Job Description Sample
Cargo Customer Service Agent (Ready Reserve)
Thank you for inquiring about the opportunity to become a Ready Reserve Cargo Customer Service Agent.
Performs a variety of duties according to the functional work area.
Cargo agents lift, load, unload and transport cargo and, mail to aircraft. Duties also include operating ground support equipment such as tugs, forklifts and tow tractors. Subject to shift work, working weekends and holidays.
Subject to working in inclement weather. Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures while performing under time constraints. As part of our Ready Reserve program, you can work 300 - 1300 hours per year. This position could be the perfect entry-level position, eventually allowing you the opportunity to apply for a full-time position if you so desire.
Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.Job
Previous cargo and warehouse operations experience preferred.
Must successfully complete relevant training classes. Must have a valid driver's license. Should have excellent oral and verbal communication skills and be able to comprehend detailed job instructions.
Subject to shift work and working weekends. Requires outside work. Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures while performing under time constraints.
Should project a professional image. Typing/computer skills are strongly preferred.
Must be able to drive and safely operate cargo loader and baggage tug, as well as tow tractor when required to dispatch aircraft. Must be able to perform essential job functions, including the ability to routinely lift at least 70 pounds.
Cargo Document Specialist
The Cargo Document Specialist is responsible for providing different levels of support to the production and management team. This may involve preparing labels, reviewing document drafts, assisting with document retrieval, and processing change requests.
Destroy / Reconcile all unused labels / pouches / boxes and inserts that are returned
Assist in the process for implementing new and revised documents
Scanning of documents to be placed in archived folders
Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement – under supervision
Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information
Recover/restore corrupted document files when needed
Create and edit complex documents to specifications using expert word processing and advanced software knowledge
Knowledge & Skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Strong organization, detail and accuracy skills
Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Access and other software tools a plus
Experience & Education
High school diploma or equivalent
Typically, a minimum of two (2) years of document control experience
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Transcon Domestic Cargo Customer Service Agent
"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder
Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.
15,000 trained professionals
250+ locations worldwide
Globally unified systems
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure smooth and timely freight process flow
Ensure accurate and timely data entry into our operational system
Track and Trace Transcon files and reporting
Ensure accurate and timely client and vendor billing
Ensure delivery of freight and timely clearance when applicable
Interact with customers in arranging their shipments to meet customers service standards
Contribute and maintain good relationships with suppliers
Meet compliance at all times
Network communications, timely responses to emails and requests
Meet KPI standards in accordance with Company policy
Understand customers procedures and maintain updated internal DLSOPs
6 months to 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Understanding of ocean documentation process a plus
Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
Pro-active, strong organizational skills
Good computer skills (Excel, Word)
Hazardous Materials certification (preferred)
Fluent in English
Expeditors offers excellent benefits
Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Training and Personnel Development Program
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Cargo Handler/Dock Worker
Forward Air, Inc. has a network of freight terminals located near airports across the U.S. and Canadian cities. The foundation product for Forward Air is our expedited LTL service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage-free deliveries between cities every day. By locating terminals near airports and maintaining a scheduled transportation network, we are a convenient and consistent service provider with broad geographic coverage.
As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.
Position: Cargo Handler/Dock Worker (Full-Time)
Forward Air is seeking capable and career-oriented individuals to work in our fast-paced shipping/dock operation. Our Cargo Handlers are responsible for loading and unloading freight on our trailers in a safe and timely manner. Frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight are required. All necessary training and materials for this position are provided.
Core Responsibilities & Duties:
Responsible for the loading/unloading of 53 ft. commercial trailers and the operation of scanners
Use handheld scanners to efficiently track and maneuver freight through our distribution network
Accurately label boxes and prepare freight for shipment
Safely load and unload trailers by utilizing equipment such as hand trucks/pallets jack and forklifts
Ability to obtain certification and safely operate forklift and other equipment as needed (All necessary training will be provided)
Verify documentation and condition of freight to assure quality standards are achieved
Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds
Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to ninety (90) pounds
Maintain a clean and safe working environment
Other duties as assigned
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment
Must be flexible to work weekends and overtime as needed
Forklift and general freight handling knowledge is a plus
All applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation
Benefits for Full Time Employees:
Performance bonuses available
Industry leading benefits package
Paid holidays & vacations
Great advancement opportunities
Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Cargo Handlers are goal oriented Team Members who operate company owned vehicles during our NIGHT OPERATIONS ONLY. Never forgetting the fact that they are in the service industry, Cargo Handlers strive to cover any need that arises day-to-day during our night operations. >>>
Field Commissioning Engineer ~ Cargo Systems
American Science and Engineering, an OSI Systems Company is seeking a Field Commissioning Engineer ~ Cargo Systems in its Billerica, MA Facility.
AS&E is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud. We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer's unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.
For all Rapiscan / AS&E Cargo X-ray inspection system field and factory installations verify that the mechanical erection, electrical interconnect and peripheral option installations have been completed to current processes and workmanship standards and complete these installations by providing the start-up, test, tune, debug, radiation survey, preliminary acceptance test plan, (ATP) and the final ATP, customer and Field Service hand-offs.
Upon the completion of the mechanical erection and electrical interconnect tasks provided by authorized third party subcontractors, complete the Rapiscan / AS&E Cargo X-ray inspection system installations by first verifying that the work performed meets documented engineering, quality and workmanship standards. Following the inspection, verification and any follow-on corrections or rework the Cargo Systems Field Commissioning Engineer will complete all of the remaining tasks associated with system start-up, testing, tuning, debugging, system calibration, system performance verification, the acceptance test plan, customer acceptance and hand-off and the Field Service hand-off.
Provide a quality score card to the Program Management Cargo Systems Field Installation Manager of the work performed by the authorized third party subcontractors as an initial step to insuring quality of services.
Provide detailed written feedback to the Program Management Cargo Systems Field Installation Manager on any defects or deficiencies that hinder the system installations or affect product quality.
Provide a detailed written summary to the Program Management Cargo Systems Field Installation Manager of any system performance issues so that any defects uncovered prior to customer acceptance can be immediately addressed and brought to resolution.
Perform preliminary site assessments and provide feedback to the Program Management Group on the suitability of customer designated sites for future Cargo Systems X-ray inspection system installations.
Perform site inspections prior to the deployment of the authorized third party installation crew to insure site readiness and conformance to requirements.
Plan and arrange travel and accommodations and submit expense reports in a timely manner.
Uphold the company's core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company's Code of Ethics and Conduct
It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.
Associates degree in an Electro-mechanical discipline or equivalent work experience. Bachelor's degree in an electro-mechanical discipline is a plus.
Familiar with AutoCAD software.
Experience with managing site design, construction and filed installation of complex capital equipment.
Experience with managing and directing complex capital equipment installation and commissioning teams is a plus.
Experience with all phases of site construction including excavation, concrete and MEP installations and equipment start-ups.
Experience with X-ray inspection system operating software and software updates performed in the field is a plus.
5 years of industrial and management experience.
Must be US Persons based on ITAR definition (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)*
This position is expected to be exposed to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.
This position includes an education verification as part of our background check.
Equal Opportunity Employer
EEO is the Law
Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for the Security and Healthcare divisions, as well as to external original equipment manufacturer clients for application in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.
Summary: Compiles documents on import or export cargo shipments. Expedites shipment of cargo from warehouse and assists customers in tracking their shipments. Deals directly with customers either by telephone or in person and handles cash transactions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Examines manifest, bills of lading and air waybill to determine work procedures for releasing cargo.
Notifies consignee or representative concerning arrival dates of shipment, customs clearance requirements and tonnage shipment.
Makes cash transactions, collects payments from customers for freight prior to release.
Authorizes final approval for cargo release.
Prepares invoices for charges, airline clients and management regarding freight.
Works with government agencies to clear shipments for import.
Meets flights in order to exchange documents.
Recognizes dangerous goods upon receiving.
Ensures all local airport, TSA, CBP and FAA rules are followed.
Other duties as assigned.
Must follow all Security procedures as required.
Must be 18 years of age or older;
Must have a High school diploma or GED;
One year college certificate or technical school, six months related cargo agent experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Must be able to proficiently speak, read and write in English;
Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing to include drug testing and a physical;
Must be able and flexible to work variable shifts including overtime, weekend and holidays;
Have/maintain current driver's license with no violations over the past 5 years;
The ability to lift up to 35 lbs;
Dangerous goods awareness/acceptance knowledge;
Previous customer service experience preferred;
Proficient in Microsoft products;
Must be able to obtain and maintain all required Airports and Custom badges/seals
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© MENZIES AVIATION - A DIVISION OF JOHN MENZIES PLC
Commercial Cargo And Accounts Receivable Coordinator - Coral Gables, FL (20121113)
Purpose of Position:
This position will properly record commercial cargo sales and maintain and service a financial relationship with Trade customers for the purpose of maximizing cash collections. In this role, will also maintain accounts receivable within established guidelines.
Review the accounts receivable aged trial balance to insure the proper application of all transactions to prioritize and document collection call targets for the purpose of obtaining payment commitments for unpaid invoices and enforcement of credit terms.
Coordinate with NA credit and collections department the creation and maintenance of customer data bank.
Responsible for advising allocation of cash received as well as coordinating release of cargo and any matters that may arise with customers through the support and interaction with Commercial Cargo Agents and Director.
Obtain bills of lading (sales invoices) per voyage from commercial cargo agents and process into Oracle Accounts Receivable (A/R) to ensure proper posting and completeness of sales transactions as well as any correctors, credit or debit memos needed.
Provide weekly sales reports by port and cargo type on a per voyage basis as well as assist with A/R month-end closing reports.
Verify, validate, process and scan invoices received through Accounts Payable system related to Commercial Cargo Program.
Special projects as required.
Minimum Skills Required:
Five years of commercial collection experience.
Excellent communication skills.
High school diploma (or equivalent).
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office products (Excel, Word, Outlook).
Ability to exercise sound judgment and independent thinking while adhering to Company Policy.
Knowledge of Oracle Business Stuire
Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.*
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
If Hornbeck Offshore has an anchor, that anchor is the unparalleled crew of mariners who navigate, manage and maintain our vessels. We invite you to read on to learn more about the requirements for our fleet positions and to discover if this may be the career path for you.
The Cargo Mate is designated by the Company as an officer on the vessel. The Cargo Mate may serve as an Officer in Charge of a Navigation Watch (OICNW) and is responsible for all aspects of cargo operations and deck stores management as directed by the Master. The Cargo Mate's duties include, but are not limited to, the full implementation of the Company Safety Management System (SMS), Code of Conduct, Company Policies, and Company Mission Statement; The Cargo Mate is responsible for the supervision and coordination of safe and efficient cargo operations, including, but not limited to, the deck cargo, dry bulk cargo, liquid mud, water, fuel, methanol and other drilling fluids, safe navigation and piloting of the vessel, the seaworthiness of the vessel, the safety of the crew and persons in addition to crew, protection of the environment, protection of the cargo or property of the charterer, industrial mission performance, charterer relations, bridge administration and paperwork, crew supervision and on the job training and other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Master or Chief Mate or that the Cargo Mate recognizes as essential to his/her responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY
1.The Cargo Mate is responsible for implementing the safety and environmental protection policies of the Company; motivating the crew in the observation of those policies; issuing and/or communicating appropriate orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner; verifying that specified requirements of the SMS, Code of Conduct, and Company policies are observed.
2.To ensure the safe operation of each ship and to provide a link between the Company and those on board, the Company has designated a person or persons ashore having direct access to the highest level of management. The Cargo Mate (and all crew members) has been provided contact information for the DPA and alternate DPA. The Cargo Mate has responsibility to monitor the safety and pollution-prevention aspects of the operation of their ship and to ensure that adequate resources and shore-based support are applied, as required. Any deficiencies must be immediately reported to the Master and Company DPA.
3.As directed by the Master, the Cargo Mate has the authority under his/her licensure to perform responsibilities aboard their vessel or when otherwise engaged in the business of the Company in the capacity of a Cargo Mate in a manner consistent with this job description.
4.As directed by the Master, the Cargo Mate may serve as the OICNW and is responsible for the safe piloting, navigation, and maintenance of the vessel in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations of the vessel's flag state, coastal state, and the Company SMS in a manner consistent with maintaining the safety of the crew and the protection of the environment.
5.As directed by the Master, Chief Mate, and/or OICNW, the Cargo Mate is responsible for all aspects of cargo operations and deck stores management including physical control of material onboard; compilation of company mandatory documentation; the safe and efficient management of vessel stores and requisition of materials for the deck department; maintain detailed stock records, liaising closely with clients, officers, and crew in respect to material movements; coordination of cargo SIMOPS with client's logistics team; provide stability data to vessel Master and OICNW; serve as a rigger or signalman on deck; and ensure proper securing of all deck cargo in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations of the vessel's flag state, coastal state, and the Company SMS in a manner consistent with maintaining the safety of the crew and the protection of the environment.
6.The Cargo Mate supervises deck crew, vendors, sub-contractors, and other third parties as directed by the Master, Chief Mate and/or OICNW including service delivery, bridge management, human resource management, and cost management in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company.
1.The Cargo Mate is accountable to the Master and reports to the Chief Mate and/or OICNW for all aspects of job performance.
2.The Cargo Mate shall supervise the deck crew aboard his/her vessel under the direction of the Chief Mate and/or OICNW
3.The Cargo Mate shall cooperate and work closely with flag state, port state and coastal state officials, client representatives, Operations Coordinator, Chief Engineer, Chief Officer, and any other relevant personnel necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the vessel as directed by the Master, Chief Mate and/or OICNW.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The minimum qualifications and experience required for each Cargo Mate are:
1.Possess all valid flag state (and coastal state as applicable) credentials required by law for service as Third Mate on the route and class of vessel appointed to (examples: Merchant Mariners Credential, TWIC Card, Medical Certificate, Radio Operator Licenses etc.).
2.A Valid Driver's License.
3.A valid Passport is highly preferred.
4.Possess a valid riggers certification from a recognized issuing authority.
5.Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand, and react to commands given in English.
6.Minimum six months experience on vessels of similar size and route in a position not lower than Third Mate.
Hitch may be a 28/14 day rotation (projected to be 243 days worked per year) or a 28/28 rotation (projected to be 183 days worked per year) and will commence on or before 3/31/2018.
Pay range for this position is $260 - $350 USD per day dependent upon vessel class, experience, licensing, and time within the industry.
Quarterly Safety Incentive Bonus Opportunity
Based on these day rate ranges and rotation the projected annual compensation would be in the range of:
$64,000 to $86,000 USD -28/14 rotation
$48,000 to $64,000 USD -28/28 rotation
Note: Rotation schedule may vary and is subject to change based on vessel requirements.
Walk-ins will be accepted by appointment only.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide exceptional customer service.
Observe all safety policies and procedures.
Sort, route, load and unload packages from aircraft.
Operate tugs, trucks, conveyors, and other freight handling equipment.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Knowledge of simple arithmetic. Possess and maintain a valid Driver's License. Must be able to frequently walk, stretch, bend and climb. Excellent vision and coordination. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds constantly.
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