The Logistics Coordinator facilitates the domestic transportation process for nutraceutical ingredients and specialty chemical products. Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
location: Shelton, Connecticut
job type: Permanent
salary: $45,000 - 55,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
1). Facilitates the domestic transportation process to ensure compliant, timely, and accurate inventory movements, which includes shipment coordination, internal/external communications and preparation of shipping documents for goods movements to/from storage warehouses or production facility to/from suppliers and customers. 2). Responsible for monthly warehouse inventory reconciliations. 3). Resolves non-conformance logistics and transportation issues regarding domestic shipments and communicates with supply chain team as appropriate. 4). Files claims with carriers and insurance companies for damages occurred during transportation and handles any corresponding returns from customers. 5). Ensures DOT, GHS and HAZMAT compliance for inland material movements. 6). Gain a formal understanding of domestic and international rules and regulations that govern the shipments of chemical and pharmaceutical products. 7). Manage logistics from supplier to customer including processing of documentation and tracking orders through to delivery to customer. 8). Work with warehouses, brokers and transportation providers to ensure streamlined procedures in line with our business and products. Ensure vendors are in compliance with applicable regulations. 9). Reviews, reconciles, and approves warehousing invoices for storage and material handling fees. 10). Ensure timely processing and payment of vendor invoices. Audit freight bills from trucking companies for accuracy and enter/update corresponding costs in our database. 11). Select vendors and negotiate competitive pricing for logistics services. 12). Price benchmarking assignments for transport and warehouse costs. 13). Will participate in annual physical inventory counts and reconciliations of warehouses. 14). Attend internal/external trainings and meetings. 15). Serve as a backup to other logistics personnel which may include import/export responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 2+ years experience in transportation, distribution and inventory management in a global operation preferred. DOT hazmat and GHS familiarity is beneficial. Import/Export experience is a plus. This position requires someone that is highly organized, communicates information professionally and follows up in a clear and timely manner. The individual must have excellent attention to detail, analytical and time management skills. S/he should have strong written and verbal communication skills. S/he should have good interpersonal skills and a passion for providing excellent service. The individual must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude, proactive, responsible, results driven, problem/solution oriented, flexible to the needs of the business. Strong computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of web based logistic tracking programs and / or inventory software, order processing systems, and database software.
skills: Customer Service
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