Logistics Specialist

Purpose

This position is responsible for a broad scope of duties within the Logistics organization with primary accountabilities in the areas of operations, carrier management and projects/process improvement (as detailed below).  The Specialist will work with logistics providers, sales, customer service and the warehouse team, to understand service requirements and execute shipment planning activities in a timely manner. This function will align with the objectives of a supply chain organization that focuses on optimization, resilience, and the customer experience. In this growing business, understanding the end-to-end supply chain and how product flows through the company’s network will be key to the Specialist’s ability to deliver results above and beyond what is being done today.  


Primary Responsibilities

Operations:

  • Serve as company’s subject matter expert on LTL, Truckload, and Small Parcel shipping processes and transportation market. 
  • Plan all domestic shipments and manage special shipping solutions for key customers. 
  • Troubleshoot shipping failures and provide fast solutions for customers. Furthermore, perform root cause analysis for recurring issues to create sustainable, long-term solutions.
  • Develop tools and processes to efficiently track domestic shipments. Provide sales support, exception communication, reporting.
  • Audit freight invoices for domestic shipments and manage discrepancies with providers. 
Carrier Management:
  • Proactively monitor domestic shipping market and communicate outlook within the supply chain organization.
  • Provide freight quotes, detailed rate analyses, and guidance to broader team on cost-effective solutions that meet customer commitments.
  • Develop, deploy, monitor, and review performance metrics internally and with each provider. Foster strong working relationship with carriers by hosting joint-meetings at regular intervals. 

Other:

  • Identify and lead specific supply chain initiatives and process improvements that contribute to the efficiency of Pyramex Safety. 
  • Routinely assess cost-to-serve numbers and trends to uncover savings opportunities and drive change.
  • Evaluate transportation management systems currently on the market for fit. Implement interim solutions to automate some of the manual shipping processes done today.
  • Act in an advisory capacity to ERP steering committee on logistics and planning requirements to ensure successful implementation in 2021. 

Job Specific Competencies

  • Action Oriented – naturally inclined to get things done. Must be able to move quickly & efficiently between tasks and keep an even, pleasant attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Process Management- good at figuring out how to get things done. Organizes people and activities into efficient workflows. Understands what to measure and how to measure it.
    • Creativity – open minded to doing things differently. Approaches problems and situations with curiosity and is comfortable with providing new ideas and creative solutions
    • Problem Solving – identifies problems; researches and analyzes problems, determine alternative solutions, and creates action steps to solve problems
    • Customer Focus- acts with customers in mind. Seeks and uses customer information to improve service 

    Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business or related field

    Minimum of 2 years related experience; preferably in transportation or distribution environment 

    Broad experience with supply chain technologies such as ERP and TMS systems, analytics programs, shipment tracking software, etc. 

    Demonstrated results in process and cost improvement projects

    Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with individuals in all types of roles and organizations.



    To apply for this opportunity, email resume to:  careers@pyramexsafety.com

    Pyramex Safety Products, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce.