Logistics Coordinator

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Location
Haines City, Florida
Industry
Construction, Trades & Mining (Construction and Extraction Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 50,000 - US$ 58,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_31110
Contact
Carter, Debbi, Spherion
Phone
863-797-5881
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Job Description

The LOGISTICS COORDINATOR is an integral member of the Customer Service Team. The main functions of this position include scheduling all shipments from the assigned plant and being a liaison between the plant and Customer Care Department. The ideal candidate must be an effective communicator and understand the importance of timely information flow between the plant and the Customer Care Team.

The Logistics Coordinator will perform general logistics support at the plant level as necessary to ensure complete, accurate, and cost efficient shipments. In addition, the Logistics Coordinator serves as key interface between the Plant and Customer Care ensuring that all relative information effecting shipments to external and internal customers are properly communicated to the company's Customer Care and other members of the company's team as required. The information flow must be timely and may include shipment status, product availability, pending shipment status, "logistics and customer service" issues in general to support customer service.

Growth opportunities - Position maybe cross-trained for Planner/Scheduler, Supervisor positions.

Responsibilities:
??? Executes daily outbound shipment plan
??? Coordinates freight for all outbound stock transfers between locations in assigned region
??? Schedules delivery appointments as required
??? Works with the Logistics Manager to develop location daily load plans
??? Schedules all non-dedicated shipments with outside carriers following the published preferred carrier???s guideline
??? Coordinates manpower requirements with 3PL service provider
??? Monitors the daily performance of 3PL service provider
??? Completes required daily reporting requirements
??? Acts as the main contact for Customer Care providing lead time, ready date and inventory information within a pre determined time frame.
??? Provide assistance to Walk-In Customers at the plant
??? Assists with other projects as required by the Logistics Manager
??? Miscellaneous office activities: answering phones, filing, BOL paperwork
??? Provides clerical and administrative support to the Plant Manager by performing the following duties
o Order supplies for production/plant
o Enter product counts during scheduled production inventories
o Create P/O,s for maintenance and raw materials and receive in raw materials
o Distributes appropriate documentation to Accounting
o Performs other duties as required

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
--Good understanding and knowledge about Customer Service standards.
--Excellent understanding regarding company's product offering and manufacturing process.
--Ability to effectively communicate information to customer service department in an effective and timely manner.
--Must have comprehensive understanding of order processing systems, excel, and word processing software.
--Must have the ability to create and maintain electronic records and control files to support a paperless environment.
--Ability to source, identify and interpret strategic information regarding logistics and production activity.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
--H.S. Diploma - some college would be desirable
--Minimum of 2 years experience in a dispatching/transportation environment
--Knowledge of DOT rules/regulations, Forklift expertise, SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERIENCE, Supervisory experience helpful. Truck driving experience not required, but helpful.
--Good verbal and written communication skills
--Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred
--Excellent customer service skills DOT
--Computer Literate
--Detail-oriented; multi-tasked

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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