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Cargo Handler Supervisor at Lynden Air Freight, Inc.

Posted in Aviation/Aerospace 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description:

With operations spanning the globe, Lynden International provides complete coverage to most major world markets. We provide air and ocean freight forwarding, expedited ground freight services, customs brokerage, logistics and other specialized services like facility management, charters, reverse logistics and assembly and distribution. We are the proverbial “one-stop shop” for any transportation or shipping need. Lynden has achieved Logistics Management Magazine’s #1 ranking in Airfreight Forwarding for the second year in a row. We are looking for people to contribute to Lynden International’s overall customer experience success by effectively interacting and supporting our customers.


Supervises warehouse employees to meet company and regulatory requirements. 




  • Verifies piece count and signs off documents; checks in inbound/outbound freight and labels freight.

  • Dimensionalizes freight; weighs and reweighs freight.

  • Keeps work area and vehicles clean.

  • Reads inbound board to determine when consoles should be recovered from airlines; loads and unloads containers or pallets; performs OS&D manifests.

  • Works within the protocol of Lynden Air Freight’s requirements for cargo handling.

  • Using computer inputs entries for freight movement. Data Entry, Data Processing.  Verify freight received against shipping manifests

    Writing dimensions on air waybills

  • Be able to run receiving desk (receive freight, enter re-weigh and dimensional information into skeleton entry and generate labels for staging cargo), and process shipments through cross-dock program efficiently. 

  • Documents damage using company guidelines.

  • Follows Hazmat protocol when working with shipments. 

  • Works with internal customers in providing solutions in keeping with company policies and procedures.

  • Building airplane skid loads to required specifications.

  • Proficient at building scheduled service loads for ocean containers and scanning of all shipments.

  • Responsible for working in a safe manner, following all safety policies and procedures.

  • May be assigned special projects and other duties.

  • Works with forklifts, pallet jacks and other warehouse equipment.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Supervisory Responsibilites:

  • Directs employees in unloading and loading of ocean containers.

  • Responsible for following company procedures and regulatory requirments when directing employees.

  • Facilitates problem solving between departments and employees as necessary.

  • Supervise employees, equipment and facilities to maintain productivity.


High school education or equivalent and minimum 3-5 year’s work experience with a minimum of 1 year previous experience as a lead or supervisor preferred.

Ability to write legibly, especially numbers, and to read and comprehend simple instructions and memos.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Ability to find solutions using problem solving techniques when dealing with others and changing circumstances.

Position requires the ability to work weekends and to shift work hours when necessary.

Must be able to pass Security Threat Assessment under TSA regulations.

Intermediate use of MS Office products a plus

Must be able to lift and move cargo, frequently up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 100 lbs; frequent walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; Able to handle office and warehouse equipment and tools, or controls;    Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and exposed to vibrations.  Daily attendance required.
Experience driving forklifts and using pallet jack and other dock equipment.

Lynden provides a robust benefit package.