This position, reporting to the Senior Manager Materials & Production Control, is responsible for supporting the daily operations of transportation, planning, delivery, and special projects. This position will require a deep understanding of logistics operations and transportation, and will provide support to logistics, load planning, transportation management, and various internal Knoll sites and functions.
Identify, plan, and administer the logistics requirements for all Specialized Customer programs
Coordinate shipping requirements for Specialized Customer programs with distribution centers, Knoll sites, suppliers and carriers
Coordinate and support internal Knoll programs, including specific site requirements
Support Logistics and site load planning teams
Support Interplant planning, routing and shipping requirements
Provide Logistics support to Customer Resource team
Review LTL planning to reduce costs and improve service
Provide premium freight quotes for Logistics, Customer resources and sites. Determine options and mode selection based on service and cost parameters
Support Delivery improvement programs and associated metrics
Audit and review freight invoices for accuracy and reporting
Assign transportation costs to appropriate budgets
Develop, maintain, and analyze databases relating to carrier claims, transportation provider invoices, and various other Logistics requirements
Ensure Transportation provider contracts and associated documents are organized, complete and current
Resolve Transportation provider payment issues
Provide support for Logistics reporting and metrics
Support Logistics strategic vision for the future, including development of future Oracle modules.
Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access) is required
Excellent Organization skills
Urgency and follow through
Communication (written & verbal)
Problem solving skills & creativity
2-5 years Logistics/Transportation experience.
Experience with multiple modes and understanding of transportation pricing is a plus
Associates Degree preferred
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