new setup Logistics Coordinator in Bolingbrook, Illinois
LSC Communications, Inc. is a global leader in traditional and digital print, print related services and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. The Company's service offering includes e-services, warehousing, fulfillment and supply chain management. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of an international organization.
Acts as the interface between the client and vendor. Accountable to develop and maintain the most cost effective and efficient logistics platform to maximize profitability and customer savings. This includes service optimization, track and trace interfaces or issues and handling client and vendor interactions. Needs to demonstrate the ability to service on-demand as well as scheduled or routed work. Work assignments are often routine but on occasion may be non-routine and require some deviation from accepted practice and procedures to complete. Assignments are given in terms of subject area concerned, with specific objectives and possible problems identified. Follow guidelines which may include company and/or departmental policies and procedures, and rules and regulations that are well established but may require some deviation from normal operating procedures when completing more unique assignments .
Accountable for dispatching and assigning vendors based on client demands and service requirements.
Be able to quickly move to an alternate vendor when business conditions (availability, price, or quality) dictate change.
Accountable for tracking and tracing all outbound and some inbound deliveries and resolving service issues and failures.
Respond to daily inquires made by customer and/or vendor in relation to product movement, providing ETAs or managing a package search.
Understand the planned customer requirements based on schedules for services and/or product flow through the plant/distribution center.
Based on the understanding of planned needs, be able to project service requirements and determine how best to meet those needs.
Combine work where customer requirements permit to enhance the profitability. Also, able to review scheduled services and to make recommendations as to how cost could be reduced or timeliness improved.
For freight moves, research alternatives with multiple vendors and negotiate the best service for the customer.
Follows SOP's and work instructions and supports CI results in conjunction with Supervisor and Manager.
Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires very good knowledge of general administrative/manufacturing operations procedures and knowledge of job specific processes to successfully execute and complete the more progressive/complex duties of the job.
Ability to follow company policy and understand any rules or regulations governing the work being completed and impact work has on department or company.
Must have very good knowledge of technology to include computers and software programs such as MS Office, spreadsheets or other programs specific to the job in order to complete duties successfully.
Requires good knowledge of multiple functions or areas of the business in which there is frequent contact with while completing daily work assignments of the job.
Must have very good oral and written communication skills
Requires very good organizational skills sufficient to accomplish work by established deadlines and ability to coordinate phases of work with others.
Intimate knowledge of same day logistics including carrier alternatives, pricing, and potential problems.
Knowledge of current market rates
Creative and resolute problem solving ability
Access to an extensive list of carriers
HS diploma or equivalent with 2-4 years of relevant administrative/operational support in manufacturing operations or office environment directly related to the duties of the job, OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of work experience.
Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
Employee Referral Bonus eligible