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Logistics Coordinator

Company: Atkore
Location: Santa Paula
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are:

Atkore is forging a future where our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Who we are looking for:

We are currently looking for a Logistics Coordinator to be based out of Santa Paula, CA. Reporting to Logistics Supervisor, this person will be responsible for arranging transportation methods, managing shipping schedules and other administrative duties / data entry based duties.

The ideal candidate will have a five years shipping/logistics experience in a manufacturing setting. Experience in lean manufacturing or business system-based company is a plus.

What you'll do:

  • Arrange the particulars of delivers, choose transportation methods based on factors such as size, cost, weight, and destination.
  • Coordinate warehousing/pickup activities with outside carriers to maximize efficiency and appropriate dock allocations
  • Liaise and collaborate with Order Entry, Sales, Shipping/Receiving staff, and Management
  • Assure that all documents that are required for Shipping/Receiving items are ready and available when needed
  • Interact with custom and freight brokers and possess the ability to process International Shipments
  • Compile, verify accuracy and sort information for computer entry
  • Verify entered customer and account data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data
  • Resolve discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolutions
  • Monitor and reconcile freight issues and claims
  • Tag all outbound shipments with shipping labels and packing slip for accurate shipping
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate, up to date and useable information in the system
  • Follow established departmental policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement objectives, safety and environmental.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Logistics Supervisor

    What you'll bring:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate degree with a business preferred.
    • Five (5) years of shipping/logistics experience in a manufacturing setting.
    • Experience in UPS WorldShip/FedEx Ship Manager/Dispatching experience is a plus
    • Ability to problem solve
    • High attention to detail
    • Time Management skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Experience in Lean Manufacturing or certifications required

      Within 3 months, you'll:
      • Complete your Atkore immersion program
      • Understand your team and your role within the team and how it will help delivery Atkore's strategy
      • Understand departmental and Atkore's policies and procedures
      • Process customer orders
      • Arrange and schedule deliveries

        Within 6 months, you'll:
        • Be the liaison between Order Entry, Sales, Shipping/Receiving staff, and Management
        • Handle freight issues and claims
        • Process International shipments
        • Have a full understanding and update all KPI metrics

          Within 12 months, you'll:
          • Coordinate and monitor supply chain operations
          • Organize and execute end of day operations
          • Support Logistics Supervisor to ensure 5S practices

            Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work - certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.

            Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Keywords: Atkore, Thousand Oaks , Logistics Coordinator, Professions , Santa Paula, California

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