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Logistics Specialist at Steelcase

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description:

General Information

Country: USA

State: Michigan

City: Grand Rapids

Office Location: 901 44th Street SE - - - - -

Date posted: 15-Sep-2021

Business Function: Distribution/Logistics

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


Who we are:

Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to have a better day at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business.

Why people choose to work with us:

Let's start with the cool workspace-after all, that's our business. But that's just one of the ways we help people like you do their best work. We encourage curiosity and critical thinking; we embrace wellbeing in its broadest sense, and we provide mentorship and inspiration at every step of your career journey.

We're hiring a Logistics Specialist to join our team in Grand Rapids, MI.

What you will be doing:

Develops, coordinates, and implements change requests that come from internal and external partners so that our customers receive product on-time, complete, and based on their requirements and the team's goals and policies. Works with the distribution centers to ensure shipments are executable. Requires quick thinking and timely responses to situations, ascertaining the best outcome and being able to action it within a short period of time.
Tracks and monitors incoming trailers. Tender shipments to carriers for quick recovery of freight. Quickly identify and fix system issues that stop distribution centers from performing their tasks.Uses MS Excel to further analyze and improve shipment plans.
Investigation of processes to ensure they are working optimally, implement correction, and educate others on best practices.
Lean in the office is part of the Steelcase Transportation team's culture. We are constantly identifying waste in our processes and using lean principles to drive it out. Actively participating in identifying waste, collecting and analyzing data to determining root cause and implementing corrective action is expected.


SAP system knowledge is preferredKnowledge of transportation, distribution and order management process is preferredStrong in Microsoft ExcelStrong in creative problem solving skillsStrong in organizational and analysis skillsCommunicates effectively with various levels in organizationAbility to prioritize and apply logic and critical thinkingAble to understand the full scope and impact of assigned initiativesSelf-motivated, works well without supervision

Required Education/Experience:

Bachelors DegreeMust be able to work 2nd shift and Saturdays

We invite you to submit your resume/CV through our careers page.

We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else is all invited to apply.

We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.

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