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Shipping Packer (CIF)

at Akima, LLC

Posted: 2/2/2019
Job Reference #: ASO00842

Job Description

ASO, an Akima, LLC company provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations.
Someone in this position prepares finished products for shipment or storage by placing them in shipping containers, the specific operations performed being dependent upon the type, size, and number of units to be packed, the type of container employed, and method of shipment. Work requires the placing of items in shipping containers, and may involve one or more of the following: knowledge of various items of stock in order to verify content, selection of appropriate type and size of container, inserting enclosures in container; using excelsior or other material to prevent breakage or damage, closing and sealing container, and applying labels or entering identifying data on container.
  • Packs, unpacks, sorts, stacks, warehouses, bins and moves items. 
  • Make in-storage checks for obvious needs for maintenance and damage.  Locates items by referring to location cards and our current marking system; count, verify, ensure all quantities are accurate for each storage container in locations.  Compares identifying information in computers with documents stock tags, bin markings or box markings. 
  • Selects stock in quantities indicated by the document, reports location discrepancies and damage to supervisor.  Assembles picked items and moves stock to locations (assembly or pickup areas) within a well-prescribed overall storage plan. 
  • Unloads conveyances, moves supplies by handcart or other non-mechanized conveyance.  Prepares tally sheet and makes proper notations as to receipts overages or shortages.  Places stock in appropriate temporary or permanent storage locations, according to specific oral or written instructions and established methods.   
  • Completes document to show location.  Signs for items to show receipt, tallies out shipments and completes documents after ensuring that supplies are shipped in properly marked, tagged and labeled containers.
  • Re-stacks and re-warehouses items and straightens as needed and purifies bin locations. 
  • Transfer stock to proper location or establishes new location when the decision is obvious.
  • Operates various forklifts and high rise equipment.
  • May operate hand or power trucks in performing warehousing duties.  May use automated systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 



Material and Equipment Used:
Material handling equipment, computer systems, office automation equipment, various forklifts
Working Environment and Physical Activities:
Work is generally conducted in a warehouse environment. Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing and prolonged sitting.  Safety shoes are required in warehouse. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, and fire regulations and published Company work rules. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required is certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published Company work rules. Must wear steel toe shoes at all times.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education:      High School diploma or equivalent is desirable.
Experience:     One year experience in warehouse functions. Computer experience
                          Preferred. Trainability may be substituted for experience. 
Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver's License prior to start date or by 30 days after employment.
Must be US Citizen to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check Investigation (NACI) to obtain a CAC. Must receive a favorable background check and drug  testing


Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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