Now Hiring! Traffic Coordinator

Update: Position Filled.  4/15/19

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Materials Manager, the Traffic Coordinator ensures the day-to-day shipping/receiving operations are carried out in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may expand to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

1.   Assist Materials Manager in development of reliable, cost-effective in-bound carriers and coordinates their utilization.

2.   Assist Materials Manager in development of reliable, cost-effective import/export procedures and brokers and coordinates their utilization.

3.   Assist Materials Manager with selection and contracting of trucking and transporting of finished goods.

4.   Unload trucks and ensure proper receipt of all-incoming materials, supplies and equipment.

5.   Notify office personnel of incoming packages marked to their attention.

6.   Properly stage parts based on job status; not started, in progress, shipped.

7.   Inform Materials Manager and/or Purchasing/Buyer of any discrepancies or possible low quantities when pulling stock parts.

8.   Coordinate with the Shipping/Receiving Lead ensuring proper packaging and/or crating of outbound freight.

9.   Coordinate with the Shipping/Receiving Lead to track the location of all materials from receipt to disposition on assembly floor.

10.   Create documentation for outgoing shipments.

11.   Prepare proper documentation for export shipping.

12.   Make daily entries in appropriate logs and on computer system.

13.   Maintain general housekeeping in both the storeroom and shipping/receiving areas.

Skills/Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities

·         Supervises the Shipping/Receiving Personnel

Education and/or Experience:

·          High School graduate or GED, Associate Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.

·          Related work experience in a Manufacturing Shipping/Receiving environment, usually acquired through 3 – 5 years of exposure.

·          Certified forklift operator.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·          Possess general knowledge of shipping, receiving and inventory control systems and procedures. (Online UPS, FedEx, DHL shipping systems)

·          Ability to work odd or extended hours during peak shipping times.

·          Possess general knowledgeable in the proper use of slings, chains, cranes and fork trucks.

·          Mathematical skills that require the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

·          Ability to record and log information accurately.

·          Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential.

·          Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a very fast paced, sometimes stressful environment and possess strong decision-making skills.

·          Demonstrated proficiency in general office related software. (Ex: Microsoft Office and/or MRP/ERP System)

·          Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in verbal, written, or diagram form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.

The employee must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The employee occasionally performs work-related travel.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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