Logistics Coordinator - Hector, MN at Oldcastle

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Hector, Minnesota





Job Description:

Job ID: 497320

Exempt


Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We're more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We're a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we're leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.



Duties and Responsibilities




  • Retain strong vendor relationships with current freight (road-air-ocean) carriers, Transportation Management Service Providers and 3PL (3rd party logistics) warehouse locations.
  • Liaise and negotiate with subsidiary freight carriers and 3PL warehouse locations.
  • Closely monitor freight costs. Review and approve all freight invoices prior to payment.
  • Monitor (vendor review process) performance of all freight carriers and 3PL operations.
  • Manage/maintain the Primex Shipping and Full Truckload Rate guide procedures.
  • Ensure Primex is in full compliance with C-TPAT. (Custom-Trade Partners Against Terrorism) and the US Customs and Border Protection Agency. Key liaison when monitoring Primex's participation through the secure website portal.
  • Main contact with Carson Custom Brokers on all cross-border sales orders/transfers
  • Resolve any arising freight, delivery and or invoicing problems or complaints.
  • Work with Customer Support in planning and consolidating shipments using the most cost-effective mode/service.
  • Assist all warehouses in shipping-related queries.
  • Freight quoting for internal and external customers.



Service Commitment




  • Meet with freight and 3PL vendors to review account information, negotiate new rates and contracts, and address issues pertaining to the account.
  • Work as part of a team in a fast paced and pressured environment, communicating effectively with both internal and external customers.
  • Work collaboratively with related departments - Customer Support, Sales, Warehousing, and Marketing - to ensure accurate and on-time delivery of orders.



Technical Knowledge




  • Communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • 3 years of experience in supply chain and logistics is a strong asset.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills used across multiple internal departments.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential, and knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Experience with ERP and transportation management system is an asset.



Professional Development




  • Continuously update knowledge and skills for successful job performance.
  • Review internal communications and external communications from vendors.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Participate in training programs.
  • Seek additional educational courses.



Educational Requirements




  • A college diploma or university degree in business, supply chain, and/or transportation administration preferred.
  • ASCM/APICS or similar certification is a strong asset.



What CRH Offers You




  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH



CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.


Date: Jun 11, 2024



Nearest Major Market: Mankato

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, Supply, Warehouse, Chemical Engineer, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering
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