Warehouse Cargo Agent

  • I.K. Hofmann USA, Inc.
  • Chicago, IL 60666
  • Mar 01, 2019
Full time Other Warehouse

Job Description

I.K. Hofmann USA has an immediate contract opening for Cargo Agent in Chicago, IL for a Cargo facility. The Warehouse Cargo Agent is responsible for: 


Performing warehouse work, handling cargo and mail (including documents) under supervision.


  • Processes export and import Warehouse INQUIRES as per clients requirements and procedures such as:
  • Physical checks upon acceptance
  • Build-up of Unit Load Devices (ULD) incl. weighing and issuing of ULD-tag
  • Positioning of loose cargo 
  • Loading/unloading of trucks, if applicable
  • Breakdown and check-in of freight
  • Delivery of (physical) shipments to customers
  • Transfer of freight to Interline partners
  • Handles Special Cargo
  • Performs physical Airmail Handling
  • Handles ULDs, loading equipment, and material,
  • Conducts weekly ULD and equipment inventory control,
  • Performs company vehicle and forklift driving duties,
  • Performs customer service in the warehouse,
  • Initiates tracing of missing/found cargo and handles other irregularities, such as offloads, damages
  • Controls customs releases where applicable, 
  • Works according to documented CHM and GOM procedures,
  • Observes and applies the security requirements of client and local authorities
  • Ensures loss and damage prevention of cargo, mail, ULDs (unit load devices), and other equipment



GED/High School desired 


Warehouse and ramp vehicle/forklift driving skills, must possess valid license