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Logistics Coordinator

Career Strategy Consultants Erie, PA
  • Posted: 18 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Career Strategy Consultants is seeking a Logistics Coordinator for a large manufacturing client near Erie, PA. This is a full-time position that will offer a generous base salary, full benefits, and a lucrative bonus incentive.

Position Summary

Manage the transportation function for Plant(s) or Services facilities. The job includes dispatching trucks, tracking shipments, communicating with sales and operations and working as an effective on-site team member. In addition, the individual needs to implement process improvement initiatives and achieve monthly scorecard targets related to service and cost reduction. (Specific skills and knowledge listed below)

Accountabilities

Manage the freight function for a regional system (1 to 2 plants)

Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization

Determine cost-effective freight solutions and service levels for all customers and products

Coordinate inbound and outbound freight daily

Coordinate shipping/delivery dates with the warehouse managers and or external customers

Pro-actively manages & responds to Internal and external customer requests for information

Qualify and approve new carriers

Remove vendors from Approved Vendor List as necessary and communicate to appropriate parties

Provide vendors with performance criteria and feedback

Generate management reports on vendor performance

Update and maintain accurate Approved carrier list

Manage transportation costs and services

Able to interpret service and financial Scorecard targets and integrate appropriate improvement plans

Evaluate cost and service data and present results in a monthly Scorecard meeting

Correct all service-related issues with carriers/agents

Remove vendors from Approved Vendor List as necessary and communicate to appropriate parties

Provide vendors with performance criteria and feedback

Generate management reports on vendor performance

Reconcile invoice discrepancies

Verify accessorial charges on shipments

Continually develop internal relationships with CS, Sales, and Management

Actively participate in “Lean” training, projects and initiatives (A3, 5S, LSW, SOP creation)

Actively participate in daily meetings with both Freight and Plant level personal

Assist with the logistics portion of roll-out projects to our customers

Manage the day to day operation (book freight, track and trace freight)

Facilitate process improvement projects with internal and external customers

Work effectively in a team environment with both office and warehouse employees

Qualifications

· 4 Year College Degree Preferred

· 1 to 2 years of previous freight experience

· Travel up to 15% annually

· Solid computer skills, (excel, word, internet, transportation software)

· Interpersonal skills – above average

· Stress Tolerance – above average

· Above average organization skills; ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Career Strategy Consultants

Career Strategy Inc. is a full service HR consulting business. Our core business was built around recruiting and providing win-win relationships between our clients and the candidates we recruit. CSC was established in 1999 by a group of Human Resource and Organizational Development professionals coming from the manufacturing, healthcare and banking industries. Our only goal is to provide outstanding candidates to the clients we serve and to help prospective candidates find the right fit. Please visit our web site for a listing of all of the jobs we are currently trying to fill. www.careerstrategyinc.com

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