Shipping Coordinator

Esab USA Hanover , PA 17331

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary

Coordinate activities in the Transportation Department to ensure the most economical means of transportation are used for all inbound and outbound, domestic and international shipments. Works closely with the Purchasing Department, customer Service Department, Distribution Centers and Hanover Shipping Department to accomplish this goal.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assign nightly domestic Hanover Shipping Department work assignments and schedule outbound truckload shipments

  • Coordinate domestic and international shipments to assure efficient and timely flow of products to our customers, factories, and distribution centers. Assign export orders for packing, labeling and provide necessary information to International Customer Service.

  • Prepare airway bills or bill of ladings for shipments.

  • Coordinate with Freight Forwarders pickups for LTL shipments and make appointments for loading of shipping containers.

  • Set up and maintain all import and export files

  • Provide necessary paperwork to our broker for US Customs clearance.

  • Receive product into inventory from imported containers into Hanover and other DC's.

  • Obtain truckload spot quotes and ensure ESAB is charged correctly for transportation services.

  • Arrange the pickup of raw materials from vendors, coordinating with the Purchasing Department.

  • Coordinate shipments of raw materials into the factories with outbound shipments to customers and the DCs to minimize carrier charges.

  • Assist International Customer Service in the preparation of import and export shipping documents

  • Audit freight invoices and reports to ensure carrier charges are in accordance with contracts, spot quotes and current tariff schedules

  • Trace, expedite and obtain proof of delivery on shipments as required.

  • Self-motivated and have the ability to work independently receiving minimum supervision.

  • General Administrative duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree Business/Administration

  • Three (3) Years clerical experience working in a fast paced work environment

  • Attention to Detail

  • Computer Skills MS Office Suite

  • Experience in Transportation Management. Experienced in traffic and distribution function of a manufacturing concern. Knowledge of freight tariffs, rates, and laws and regulations governing both domestic and international transportation.

  • Knowledge of SAP, BPICS, WMS computer Software programs.

  • Knowledge pf processing DHL, UPS, and FedEx export shipments.

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