Logistics Coordinator

Location: 

Williamsport, MD, US, 21795

Xerxes Corporation, a division of Shawcor Ltd., (Shawcor) is the largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks in the world. With nearly 40 years of direct industry expertise, we are recognized as both a leading innovator and a trusted brand. We are always looking to add great people to the Shawcor family, people whose skills and goals match our Mission and Values. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment where integrity and passion drives operational excellence, Shawcor is for you!

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for the daily logistics activities for their plants.  The position will work to maintain the weekly shipping schedule, schedule pickups with transportation companies and coordinate confirmations with contractors to insure shipment timing. Also ensure that shipments are complete in system to ship and manage the paperwork required for the shipping department. Strong multi-tasking skills and excellent attention to detail are qualities integral in this position.  The ability to provide insight into policies and procedures along with dedication to safety, quality and success are important for the continuous improvement of the Supply Chain Department and Shawcor.


DUTIES:

•    Ensures that transportation modes, frequency of transports and routing are as efficient, safe and as cost effective as possible.
•    Manage contracted carrier relationships and schedule weekly truck requirements based on shipping schedules.
•    Works with Project Coordinators, Planning, Shipping, as well as Sales to ensure complete orders are shipped on time.
•    Verify packing slips / carrier waybills for accuracy of materials delivered and process receipt transactions into the IFS ERP system.
•    Contact contractors to confirm shipments prior to pick up.
•    Supports and develops the Logistics improvements at their respective plants.


SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:  

•Minium of High School education 
•PLOG, CLTD, CITT designations - preferred
•1 to 2 years experience in similar position
•Experience and confidence using ERP systems, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.  Multi-tasking, leadership, quick thinking, take charge mentality with the ability to make decisions with little supervision.
•Displays effective organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills.
•Possesses excellent complex problem solving and decision making abilities.
•Demonstrates strong active listening and reading comprehension skills.
•Has exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills.
•Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Demonstrates extensive knowledge of computer systems and programs relevant to the industry.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.

 

Shawcor is an equal opportunity employer.


Nearest Major Market: Hagerstown