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Logistics Specialist

Indianapolis, IN 46268

Posted: 03/22/19 Industry: Operations Manager Job Number: 48941

HireLevel is looking for a Logistics Specialist in Greenwood, IN!

Do you want to be part of a team that views you as their greatest asset? A family-owned and operated company since 1945, they are dedicated to hiring and developing the best people in the industry. If you have a customer-centric focus and drive to go above and beyond for the customer in every interaction, they are looking for you.

Job Category: Full-time, Direct Hire

Location: Greenwood, IN

Shift: 1st shift; Monday through Friday 8a-5p (Other hours may be required with business needs)

What is unique about the client: Worldwide company that is family owned, willing to help you grow and gain experience

Company Culture: Excellent health care benefits and 401K; Great work-life balance

Similar Positions: logistics coordinator

Compensation of Logistics Specialist: Negotiable

Responsibilities of Logistics Specialist:

  • Research and analyze freight costs and classifications to minimize delivery costs;
  • Monitor and assure vendor compliance with guidelines regarding transportation and carriers;
  • Negotiate with and obtain best possible costs with major carriers of inbound and outbound freight;
  • Work with shipping vendor to develop rules for distribution;
  • Analyze regular material movements to determine best routing plans, terms of shipment, and to resolve any transportation issues;
  • Perform thorough analysis of backlog data from WMS, monitor Distribution Center workload at key process points (receiving, put-away, picking and shipping);
  • Keep the management team updated on Distribution Center performance while making recommendations for improvement;
  • Determine if export/import documentation can be simplified.

Requirements of Logistics Specialist:

  • Bachelor s degree preferred; high school diploma required
  • 3+ years related warehousing and logistics experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to become proficient in Company software
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical ability

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