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Assoc, Receiving

Company: PFSweb, Inc.
Location: Southaven
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

PFS Company Statement:

PFS is a global commerce services company. We help leading brands deliver exceptional commerce experiences worldwide. We are a diverse team with distinct interests, skills, and backgrounds collaborating across all facets of commerce-from business consulting and design to technology and operations. Together, we take pride in performing at our best to produce the best possible results for our client and their clients.

Company Vision:

We will provide a Full Commerce Solution We will be World-Class at Every Service we offer We will engage with our clients as a Strategic Partner

Hazardous Material Shipping Specialist

PFS is actively seeking a highly motivated Hazardous Material Shipping Specialist for employment in the Memphis, TN area to work on-site at multiple distribution centers. In this role, you will provide hazardous material shipping services for outgoing hazardous materials from the distribution centers and provide support for other shipments including required international documentation. Tasks may include performing hazard classification, determining correct shipment scenarios, packaging/marking/labeling and preparing correct documentation for outgoing shipments. Work is in a warehouse environment. Some physical activity is required. This is a full-time position.


Ability to respond correctly, quickly, and independently to requests for hazardous material transportation assistance through verbal and written responses and in-person meetings Ability to conduct research with vendors, suppliers, transportation companies, freight forwarders, regulatory agencies to request and respond to hazardous material transportation regulatory questions Ability to identify potential hazardous material shipments Ability to classify hazardous materials for transportation (hazard class, proper shipping name, ID number and packing group) by using Dangerous Goods regulation manuals for Air, Ground, and Marine shipments Shipments are both domestic and international Includes providing information for Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) Ability to consult chemical SDSs and interpret information applicable to transportation including data for classification of the sample When an SDS is not provided, obtain the correct SDS from a reliable source Ability to identify correct packaging for hazardous material shipments and to provide recommendations for packaging to employees Obtain packaging closure instructions from the manufacturer and close the packaging correctly according to the instructions Apply correct marks and labels to packages Prepare correct hazardous material documentation for shipment using online software Participate in periodic review of hazardous material shipping processes Maintain records and logs of shipment records


Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, or Environmental Sciences 1 year of work-related experience Motivated/results oriented Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written Ability to work in a team environment Ability to think critically, to problem-solve and to offer solutions when issues arise Working knowledge of hazardous material properties Understanding of hazardous material transportation requirements and applicable domestic and international rules and regulations Attention to detail in work; high quality and accuracy in work performed Understanding of personal role in supporting company services by delivering high-quality, accurate work products to clients Working knowledge of standard computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Teams) Working knowledge of interpreting regulations and standards Strong analytical and computational abilities

Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Demands

Associate degree in one of the basic sciences Must read labels, RF scanners and maneuver throughout facility Must be able and understand verbal and written instructions Must be able to walk or stand for extended periods of time Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds Must be able to push or pull carts of up to 100 pounds Must be able to climb stairs Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and grasp products Must NOT be afraid of heights MUST be able to work on a variety of warehouse floors up to 100 feet in height Must complete an additional background screening conducted by the U.S. government


Current DOT Hazardous Material Transportation Training Certification (49 CFR); current IATA/ICAO and IMDG training certification

Preferred Personal Characteristics

Strong work ethic Setting and achieving goals Dependable Ability to consistently following through Positive attitude Self-motivated and ability to work effectively without constant supervision Team-oriented and ability to work collaboratively Effective communication and verbal skills Flexible and adaptable

Pre-employment background screening and drug test will be conducted.

PFSweb Inc. is an EEO/AA - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status employer.

Keywords: PFSweb, Inc., Southaven , Assoc, Receiving, Other , Southaven, Mississippi

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