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Job #:  2870
Title:  Transportation Coordinator
Location:  Baton Rouge, LA
Salary Range:  $14.00/Hr to $15.00/Hr
Position:  Transportation Coordinator
Description: 
Our client company is growing and looking to add a Transportation Coordinator to their team. The preferred candidate has a minimum of 2 years of experience in either logistics/transportation scheduling or customer service. This position will coordinate and schedule multiple carriers on chemical shipments at multiple facilities across North America. As a member of the logistics team, the candidate chosen will interface with various levels of management as well as multiple departments. Strong analytical skills are a must as this position is responsible for a variety of reporting and problem resolution functions. The candidate must have strong written and verbal skills, and the desire to work in a fast paced environment. Candidate must be fluent with basic computer operations as well as the Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel).

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Minimum of 2 years of college or equivalent work history
  • Steady work history with a concentration in logistics or customer service
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with chemicals or hazardous materials a plus

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Locating carrier capacity for open shipments
  • Tendering shipment notifications to 3rd party carriers
  • Working within a customized Transportation Management System
  • Providing resolutions for daily exceptions
  • Tracking and reporting non-conformances
  • Client management
  • Various data analysis / reporting
Requirements: 
  • Minimum of 2 years of college or equivalent work history
  • Steady work history with a concentration in logistics or customer service
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Drug Screen
  • Background Check
Job Type:  Temp to Hire
Post Date:  02/04/2020