Warehouse Associate / Dockworker – Part Time – Various shifts available at DGF USA in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Management 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

As a Warehouse Associate / Dockworker you will be responsible for performing all tasks associated with warehousing and distribution including picking, packing, shipping, receiving, labeling, loading/unloading, and inventory control.  This position is part of a collective bargaining unit (Union).

Shifts Available:          

Mon – Fri 4:00 am – 9:00 am

Mon – Fri 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mon – Fri: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Mon – Fri: 10:00 pm – 3:00 am

Key Responsibilities:

·       Under tight deadlines, performs dock work such as sorting, packing, loading, unloading containers

·       Palletizing and separation of freight/documents

·       Ensures all delivery material is prepared for shipment

·       Operates a scanner to record shipping and package information for documents/packages picked up or delivered

·       Drive forklift

·       Reports any suspected breach of security or unusual happenings to supervisor immediately

·       Maintains good work habits, including reporting to work on time and adhering to standard work and safety procedures

Skills & Qualifications:

·       Must be at least 18 years old

·       Candidate must pass pre-employment background and drug screening.

·       Previous warehouse experience preferred

·       Forklift experience is a plus

Physical Requirements:

·       Must be able to lift up to seventy (70) lbs. occasionally

·       Must be able to lift forty (40) lbs. frequently

·       Must be able to walk, climb stairs, reach overhead, squat, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch repeatedly

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html



Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.  At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.  We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.


We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:


  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees

  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times

  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our VisionThe 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


About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

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 the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.


Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.


We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html


DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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.