Logistics Assistant

Cogent - Sterling, VA3.0

CommissionEstimated: $34,000 - $45,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Cogent Communications is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol CCOI. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and Ethernet transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services in over 201 markets globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring. A generous base salary, structured tenure pay increases and an uncapped commissions plan offers you an unlimited earnings potential. A full benefits package takes effect within 30 days of employment. Matching 401k and stock options are also included.

Responsibilities:
Reports to the Sterling Logistics Manager
Unloads, sorts, verifies, stocks, picks, packs, and ships telecommunications merchandise.
Monitors inbound/outbound shipments, and provide communication and escalation with other Cogent employees and vendors as needed
Accurate and timely processing of reports and paperwork associated with the various procedures and duties.
Participates in regular cycle counts and physical inventories as required
Maintains a clean, neat and orderly work area.
Participates in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
Available for Logistics on-call rotation for urgent shipments including after hours and weekends
Understands and applies a working knowledge of shipping regulationsincluding international shipment documentation and requirements

Qualifications:
Proficiency with Inventory Shipping and Receiving systems
Experience working with shipping vendors, i.e. UPS, FedEx, and freight carriers
Proficient with MS Office tools - Outlook, Excel, Word
High-energy individual with good interpersonal skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail and care exercised in fulfilment of responsibilities.
Works effectively with others as part of a team.
Able to stay on task with projects to completion.
Must possess high level of integrity.
Experience operating forklift, pallet jack, and other material handling equipment.
Able to Lift and carry 70 pounds
Ability to stand for prolonged periods.
Associates degree in related area or equivalent education/experience.
3-5 years Logistics experience required.
To apply for the Logistics Assistant position, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@cogentco.com.

Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.