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Logistics Specialist

Company: Manitex, Inc.
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Logistics and Sales Coordinator facilitates the shipping of products from one destination to another. Arranges transportation, schedules staff, and orchestrates deliveries to meet customer demand with little to no delay. Continually reviews freight costs or transportation rates to keep costs down where possible. Takes steps to avoid quality control issues during import/export process of the manufactured goods sold.*TRAFFIC & LOGISTICS: ** Facilitates the entire import/export process to ensure compliant, timely, and accurate inventory movements, which includes shipment coordination, import/export documents, customs clearance, goods movements from in-transit locations to warehouse, and internal communications.* Interacts with shipping personnel, customers and account management in reviewing, arranging and executing international shipments* - Calculates weight and dimensions for carrier communication and verification of international documents* Responsible for monitoring deliveries, ensuring customer satisfaction and maintaining accurate logs of all transportation and goods; monitors expedited and critical shipments to ensure that outgoing cranes contain the correct documentation and are accurately processed for carrier, service level, duties/taxes, freight and importer identified.* Contacts and coordinates carrier pickups.* Updates managers on problem loads and what actions have been taken* Maintains required record keeping for all imports/exports, compliant with US Customs law.* Key contact for customs as it relates to imports/exports* Resolves non-conformance logistics and transportation issues regarding imports/exports and communicates with supply chain team as appropriate* Reviews, reconciles, and approves invoices of transportation vendors* Manages logistics from supplier through to the customer. Processes documentation for import, export and domestics shipments. Communicate with transport companies on order status.* Maintains knowledge and understanding of domestic and international rules and regulations that govern the shipments of Manitex products.* Ensures timely processing and payment of vendor invoices. Audits freight bills for accuracy.* Works with warehouse, brokers, and transportation providers to ensure streamlined procedures in line with our business and product. Ensures vendors are in compliance with applicable regulations.* Selects vendors and negotiates competitive pricing for logistics services.* Price benchmarking assignments for transport and warehousing costs* Attends internal and external training or meetings* May participate in annual reconciliation of inventory with warehouse and annual physical inventories.* Provides customers and transporters with sales confirmation paperwork* Performs order entry tasks, maintains sales records, updates customer files* Maintains Daily Sales Report, Unentered Orders, and Month End ReportsEducation/Job Requirement* Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in transportation, distribution, and inventory management in a global operation. 2-3 years' experience in a manufacturing company preferred.* Freight forwarding/Logistics/Customs/Transportation familiarity is essential* Professional certification in logistics such as CLTD preferred* H.S diploma or GED required.* Requires high level of organization; ability to communicate information professionally and follow up in a timely manner* Must have excellent attention to detail, analytical and time management skills* Strong written and verbal skills; good interpersonal skills and passion for providing excellent service.* Must be able to work independently and as part of a team* Positive, energetic, and enthusiastic attitude.* Proactive, responsible, results-driven, problem/solution oriented* Must remain flexible to the needs of business.* Strong computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel).* Minimum two years' experience using an ERP system.* Knowledge of web-based logistic tracking programs or inventory software, order processing systems, and database software.Job Type: Full-timePay: $12.95 - $25.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Relocation assistance* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types:* Bonus payWork Location: One location

Keywords: Manitex, Inc., Georgetown , Logistics Specialist, Professions , Georgetown, Texas

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