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Logistics Specialist, Chantilly, Virginia

CategorySupply Chain/Transportation Management
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
Be a part of operating the world's largest cloud computing infrastructure. Amazon Web Services is seeking bright, motivated, hardworking individuals to fill Data center Logistics Specialist positions. The ideal candidate possesses a strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and a commitment to Safety & Operational Excellence.
Logistics Specialists monitor inventory levels to ensure that proper stock levels are maintained to support build and repair activities. They receive parts, maintain inventory, and check-out parts as needed to Data center Technicians and Engineers. They will also be responsible for loading and unloading shipments and transporting parts between different locations.
This position involves frequent lifting of materials and products. Logistics Specialists will be required to keep precise records of all commodities going in and out of company. They must also maintain the cleanliness, organization, and safety of all work spaces. They must be available to work weekend shift work.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in a warehouse or distribution environment, as well as experience and knowledge of reverse logistics processes. Experience handling vendor relationships is helpful.

Shift is as follows: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday - Friday

Primary Focus: Inventory Control, Audits

Physical / Environmental Demands
• Requires standing, sitting, and walking for prolonged periods of time.
• Typically work is in a warehouse environment where the noise level is moderate to loud.
• May also work is in a data center environment where the noise level is loud.
• Occasionally assist in loading and unloading shipments.
• Occasionally exposed to extreme cold or hot weather

Work Environment
• Work with and/or around moving mechanical parts
• Noise level varies and can be loud
• Temperature between 60 and 90 degrees, and will occasionally exceed 90 degrees

Driver's License is required

Basic Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalent
• 0 -1+ year of relevant experience
• Must be at least 18 years old
All physical requirements are expected with reasonable accommodations
• Must be able to lift loads of up to 49 pounds and carry them for short distances
• Continuously climb and descend stairs safely (applies to sites with stairs)
• Regularly walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
• Reach and stretch to position equipment and fixtures while maintaining balance
• Push or pull heavy objects into position

Preferred Qualifications:
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity
• WMS/IMS proficiency
• Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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