Dockworker/Forklift Operator - #1701600

Xpress Global Systems (XGS)

Date: 1 week ago
City: Kent, WA
Contract type: Full time

XGS warehouse dockworkers are responsible for loading and unloading freight by hand or by using a pallet jack/forklift, sorting product, and ensuring that trailers are properly and accurately loaded. This position includes using a barcode scanner and helps to maintain the service center dock as neat and orderly.


  • Offloading delivery trucks transporting merchandise into the warehouse
  • May load or unload by hand, or with freight handling tools such as lift truck, pallet jack, or side cart
  • Use scanners to read bar codes on products
  • Scan barcode on freight & ensure each freight movement to rack, floor or loading door
  • View prompts on screens and follow the direction for some tasks
  • Verify shipping information from the scan unit to ensure freight is labeled to go to the correct destination
  • Receive and put away inventory
  • Confirming merchandise information matches that of the work order
  • Attach barcodes to freight for tracking and routing
  • Finalizing the work order and updating the database
  • Inspecting the merchandise for damage, flaws, and irregularities
  • Ensure product meets quality requirements
  • Report overage, shortages, and damages according to operating procedures
  • Sort and segregate freight by destination
  • Verify freight counts
  • Dock clean-up as needed
  • May include other duties as assigned by Management


  • 6 months experience
  • Previous experience as a fulfillment associate
  • Knowledge of warehousing procedures an advantage
  • Ability to read and interpret written work orders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 18 years old
  • Meet minimum hiring criteria

Physical And Mental Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Experience operating lift truck, pallet jack, or side desired
  • Frequently lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds; pull up to 100 pounds and push up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally climb stairs
  • Frequently stoop, kneel or crouch


Most work is conducted in a comfortable office environment but exposure to site conditions may also occur. Personal protective equipment must be worn in all areas as required. Although the work usually is not considered inherently dangerous, must be careful while performing onsite services.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. XGS reserves the right to revise or change duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
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