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Cargo Handler Lead

6441 S Airpark Pl, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA Req #42
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Lynden Logistics, a member of the Lynden Family of Companies, has roots in transportation going back more than 100 years. We are a full-service transportation and logistics provider. From complex global projects to home deliveries, and everything in between, we’ve got the right service to meet your needs. We are a “one-stop shop” for any transportation or shipping need with a special focus on the markets of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canada, and other U.S. and global locations operating out of over 10 US states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Lynden Logistics is committed to creating a work environment that motivates and challenges our employees by providing them with training, the ability to expand their knowledge in our industry, and the opportunity to grow in their responsibilities and encouraging innovation and excellent customer service in their jobs.

Lynden Logistics, Inc. is looking for someone who is enthusiastic and self-motivated to join our dynamic freight operations team. This position is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of employees in the warehouse operation by performing duties either personally or through subordinates.

There are currently 2 open positions for this role with the following shift options.


Night Shift: Friday-Tuesday, 2p-10p
Overnight Shift: Thursday-Monday, 10p-6a

The Company

Lynden Logistics, Inc. provides transportation and logistics solutions in Alaska, Canada, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and around the world. We encourage our employees to grow and develop within the company and believe our diverse workforce contributes tremendously to our success.

Why you want to work for Lynden Logistics, Inc.:

Compensation – Competitive pay with a discretionary bonus program
Healthcare – Medical, dental and vision plans
Paid Time Off – 17 days paid time off, PTO days increase with years of service
Holidays – 8 paid holidays
Retirement Plan – 401K with up to 6% employer match
Extras – Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage and Employee Assistance Program at no cost to you!
Tuition Reimbursement program


  • Establishes and enforces operational procedures for verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of shipments and keeping of warehouse activities.
  • Designs, develops, and implements contract logistics solutions to satisfy warehousing, order fulfillment and distribution requirements of customers.                                                    .
  • Monitors the assignment of duties to warehouse personnel including loading and unloading of trucks, cargo check-in, cargo staging, delivery to and retrieval of shipments from air and surface vendors, etc.
  • Responsible for station security and for ensuring proper maintenance of all security equipment.      
  • Supports training procedures and programs on warehouse procedures, how to operate warehouse equipment and materials handling vehicles, Dangerous Goods, AES, and TSA compliance.
  • Ensures adequate inventory of warehouse supplies.
  • Ensures dock area and warehouse area is SAFE, orderly, clean and free of debris.
  • Maintains maintenance programs for all warehouse equipment and vehicles.
  • Schedules team briefings at least monthly to promote effective communications and employee feedback.
  • Ensures continuous process improvement to increase efficiencies, reduce waste and improve service.
  • Maintains employee records and ensures scheduled employee performance reviews are conducted.
  • Oversees all ground operation related to loading and unloading of aircraft.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


General supervision, training, and direction of warehouse personnel. Performs leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees, including discussions leading to termination; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



Four years related warehouse experience, leadership, delegation, and motivational skills.  



  • High proficiency in supply chain concepts and principles including warehouse and distribution experience.
  • Business and personal computers skills and associated business software, including WMS.
  • Proficiency with warehouse design and layout. Forklift operations and other materials handling equipment.
  • The ability to acquire and maintain a DOT Medical Card, required to drive and operate vehicles over 10,000 GVW.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, direct and indirect reports. Effectively communicate through company email correspondences.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use standard mix of office and warehouse equipment. Full range of vision required. Frequently required to lift 50 lbs. or more.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment ranges from low to high.


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


Ability to possess and maintain a TSA Security Threat Assessment(STA) with a status of Passed, or a TSA recognized equivalent. TSA recognized equivalents include a Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge, Commercial Driver’s License(CDL) with Hazmat Endorsement issued within the 50 States or District of Columbia, the Transportation Worker Identification Card(TWIC), or Free and Secure Trade(FAST) card issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. STA’s will be submitted by Lynden International upon job offer and renewed thereafter. Recognized equivalents must be current at time of application and successfully renewed by the applicant thereafter.


Must pass pre-employment drug test and undergo background screening

Lynden Logistics is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. Accommodation will be provided in all stages of the hiring process. Contact us for any accommodation requests, and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Other details

  • Job Family 0300-Cargo Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $26.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $26.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 6441 S Airpark Pl, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA