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Transportation Coordinator

Company: Hunter Industries, Inc.
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

We are a global leader in the irrigation, outdoor lighting, dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing industries. Driving our continued success is the combined energy and talents of the nearly 3,500 people on our team. Together, we create a diverse array of products that can be seen all over the world, from residential landscapes to national landmarks, stadiums, parks, hotels, and municipal buildings. Although we're global, we're family owned, and our casual, fun, and caring company culture is what makes this a special place to work. As we grow, we are dedicated to preserving our unique culture that makes our employees proud to work here. Whether you're pursuing a career at our headquarters in Southern California, or an opportunity at one of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, or something somewhere in between, we look forward to welcoming you to Hunter Industries and our Family of Companies.

About This Role:

The Transportation Coordinator coordinates the process and procedures for scheduling the transportation of shipments for SiteOne, Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's, Menards, Ace Hardware, and Custom Manufacturing customers.

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social Responsibility.

Essential Job Functions/Tasks:

  1. Coordinates the printing of all pick tickets and set up shipping priorities.

  2. Coordinates the routing of all shipments and customer returns.

  3. Prepares all required documents for shipments such as bills of lading, manifests, and any additional paperwork.

  4. Coordinates pickup appointments with carriers.

  5. Responds to transportation related inquires, by email and phone.

  6. Interacts with and communicates status of shipment to customer service, carriers, shipping personnel and Transportation Supervisor.

  7. Administers customer requirements for Routing and Marking in Customer TMS system.

Other Job Functions:

Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Hunter Industries' approach to the health and safety of each employee is based on adherence to our Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Every employee is responsible for their safety and must work safely at all times. Employees are to immediately report all unsafe or hazardous conditions, including injuries and near misses to their Supervisor, Environmental Health & Safety Department, or Workers Compensation Manager. Those employees who do not comply with safe work practices may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Education/Training Required:

High School diploma.

Supply Chain courses related to Multi Modal services and Hazardous Materials Course.

Experience Required:

Must have experience with ERP systems (JD Edwards Enterprise One preferred).

Must have minimum of two years of experience in distribution and shipping processes or related field.

Previous Experience coordinating Retail transportation accounts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):

KSA #1: Must have good written and verbal communication skills in English.

KSA #2: Must have effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other departments.

KSA #3: Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

KSA #4: Ability to work under minimal supervision, and to work within deadlines.

KSA #5: Must have telephone etiquette.

KSA #6: Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Physical Demands:

Finger dexterity sufficient to use a computer and to complete paperwork activities.

Visual acuity sufficient to use a computer, perform troubleshooting or problem solving activities and to complete paperwork activities.

Work Environment:

Inside warehouse with no temperature controls and concrete floor.

Exposure to seasonal climate.

Follow us on LinkedIn, check out our rave reviews on Glassdoor, and learn more about our company culture on our career site:

Hunter Industries and its Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

Keywords: Hunter Industries, Inc., San Marcos , Transportation Coordinator, Other , San Marcos, California

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