Logistics Specialist Loram Maintenance of Way Hamel

Title Logistics Specialist
Date 2020
Company Loram Maintenance of Way
City Hamel

Short Description :

Coordinate with 3rd party freight agents to educate new carriers as to distribution expectations, procedures, and policies Provide assistance with nominal order entry Coordinate and track machine movement with via rail billing, heavy haul truck transport, or ferry service ,…

Full Description :

Interview Location: Hamel, MN
Job Title: Logistics Specialist
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Reports to: Manager, Distribution and Materials
GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE:
The Logistics Specialist isresponsible for coordinating the logistical needs of North American Fleet Operations machines including machine mobilization between contracted operations.This individual is also responsible for management and coordination of inbound and domestic freight transportation.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Transportation Management:
Coordinate and track machine movement with via rail billing, heavy haul truck transport, or ferry service as needed for machine movement.Spot quote specialized transportation needs.Communicate move statuses via departure and arrival notices.
Problem solve logistics and carrier issues related to communications, pricing, shipment claims, and freight costs.
Coordinate with 3rd party freight agents to educate new carriers as to distribution expectations, procedures, and policies.
Assist in the development of new supply chains, routing process improvements, and procedures including freight expense and suggest cost saving opportunities.
Provide logistics support of in process manufacturing builds.
International:
Coordinate efficient Canadian/Mexican cross border machine and/or spare parts moves.
Assist with shipment, documentation, and Electronic Export Information for small package freight.
Provide assistance with nominal order entry.
Manage NAFTA and certificate of origin submission activity.
Administrative:
Keep accurate records of documentation related to international trade and traffic.
Code and approve freight bills for payment in 3rd party freight agent system.
Maintain high level of knowledge of transportation industry and trade regulations to assess impact and insure consistent compliance with laws related to documentation and retention.
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:
Creating a Service Reputation
Customer Focus
Priority Setting
Problem Solving
Stress Tolerance
Values Based
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience: 2+ years International Trade and Transportation Management
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Associates Degree in Business or related field of study
Licenses/Certifications: Maintain Railroad Certifications
WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office deskwork, requiring sitting, walking, using phone computer
May lift up to 30 lbs. occasionally
10% or more travel including international
Can tolerate variable and sometimes challenging conditions during visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad environment.

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