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Traffic Coordinator

Location

East Moline, IL

Job Type

Full time

Required Travel

1-25%

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all basic traffic and dispatch requirements.
  • Compiles all paperwork from shipments for the Accounting Department.
  • Efficient with all aspects of Inventory/Shipping and Receiving modules within PeopleSoft.
  • Manages contracts to haul all finished goods.
  • Implements contracts with new carriers, as well as, negotiates rates with the carriers to ensure the most profitable avenue of transporting finished goods to the customer.
  • Responsible for all outbound LTL shipments including proper packaging and labeling as required.
  • Coordinates all international shipments.
  • Open communication lines between Shipping and Sales concerning any issue with trucks.
  • Basic knowledge of the production line and its functions.
  • Coordinate/approve/schedule shipping personnel vacation requests with Production Department.
  • Oversees the inventory in the warehouse in order to minimize space constraints.
  • Orders all supplies for the Shipping Department.
  • Oversees warehouse management system.
  • Minimal travel may be required.
  • Regular, consistent physical attendance.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Experience

  • Two (2) to four (4)years' experience in basic traffic and dispatch

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of PeopleSoft
  • Advanced knowledge of Kronos
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Advanced ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and government regulations
  • Ability to use basic math skills

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • High School education or equivalent

Additional Information

  • Supervises shipping personnel
  • Designates job functions to shipping personnel
  • Maintains personnel records
  • Performs all personnel enhancements and disciplinary actions within shipping department
  • Maintains a rapport with all departments and employees.
  • Reconciles month end inventory count
  • Distributes daily and month end reports to Plant manager
  • PeopleSoft Receiver/Approver for Shipping, Sales, Human Resources and Accounting
  • Apply critical thinking skills to situations as they arise

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