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Traffic Coordinator I

Supply Chain/Logistics

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Location: Fife, WA, United States
Job ID: 2019-16557

Job Title: Traffic Coordinator I

Pay range: $21.01 to $25.01 per hour

 

Savers Benefits

Geographic & job eligibility rules may apply

 

Healthcare Plans

Comprehensive coverage (medical/dental/vision) at a reasonable cost

Specialized health programs – Improve wellness (quit smoking, counseling, diabetes management, chronic joint pain)

Paid Time Off

Sick Pay

Vacation Pay

  • Actual amount based on position and hours worked
  • Increases with length of service
  • 40 to 80 hours annually

Holiday Pay

  • Based on position and full-time/part-time status
  • 6 paid holidays plus 1 to 2 additional floating holidays

Team member discounts

Up to 50% off store merchandise

Flexible spending accounts

Use pre-tax dollars for eligible health and day care expenses

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

A whole suite of free tools and resources to manage life’s challenges and maintain a healthy work-life balance

Life insurance

Company provided peace of mind and the option to purchase a supplemental plan

Additional Benefits

Annual Bonus

Performance Merit Increases

Disability Insurance

Parental Leave

 

Who we are:

 

As one of the largest for-profit thrift operators in the United States, Canada and Australia for value priced pre-owned clothing, accessories and household goods, our mission is to champion reuse and inspire a future where secondhand is second nature. We supply our stores with gently-used, one-of-a-kind items that have been donated by the community to local nonprofit organizations. We purchase these items directly from our nonprofit partners, redirecting billions of pounds of used items away from landfills and on to our store racks and shelves for reuse, and providing our partners with valuable funding for their community-based programs and services. You’ll often hear us say that we are “Thrift Proud.” It’s the millions of loyal customers who visit our 300+ stores and our more than 22,000 team members that make it possible. Learn more about the Savers® family of thrift stores, our impact, and the #ThriftProud movement at savers.com.

 

Our brands are Savers (in the U.S.), 2nd Ave (in the U.S.), Value Village (in the U.S. and Canada), Unique (in the U.S.), Village des Valeurs (in Quebec) and Savers Australia.

 

What you can expect:

  • The opportunity to celebrate uniqueness. We are made up of people from many different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, all with something special to contribute.
  • To work in a purpose-driven company, with a business model that people love for our impact on both the planet and local communities.
  • An investment in the career path interests of our people. With our aggressive store expansion plans, we recognize the importance of the continued growth and development of our team members.

 

What you get:

Comprehensive onboarding and training from day one.

In-house expertise! Our training department / Savers University develops and delivers robust training to every team member across our organization — from new hires to senior executives. We develop around 90% of our training internally, and partner with a variety of renowned providers to supplement our offerings.

 

Summary:

Supports Savers vision by performing the day-to-day role related to export and domestic transportation support for recycling sales from the U.S., Canada, and Australia locations.  

 

What you have:

                      Working knowledge of all facets of export ocean transportation

                      Working knowledge of import license requirements for various countries and how to obtain foreign import licenses information from each foreign country’s embassy

                      Working knowledge of U.S import and export customs regulations with the ability to seek out industry resources as needed

                      Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

                      Demonstrated organization skills

                      Demonstrated customer service skills

                      Ability to interpret international shipping tariffs.

                      Ability to communicate orally and in writing

                      Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision

                      Ability to interact with all levels of the organization

                      Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

                      Ability to establish relationships with peers, internal and external customers and vendors

                      Ability to work within Savers culture

 

What you’ll be working on:

                      Selects transportation carriers and determines export shipment set-up.  Manages the export process by making export bookings, creating origin motor carrier dispatch orders and scheduling load appointments.

                      Schedules export license inspections, fumigations and other government regulated inspections as required.

                      Ensures shipments meet establishes requirements by confirming shipment piece counts and weights, submitting ocean carrier bill of lading instructions, preparing customer shipment document package and ensuring delivery to customer.

                      Maintains international transportation records on all shipments for customs and accounting validation purposes.   

                      Updates vendor invoice payments timely and accurately into the accounting system. 

                      Monitors and communicates shipment details to the Recycling Department that includes developing and updating tracking documents to report in-transit activity.

                      Collaborates with the Accounting Department to resolve issues with invoices.  

 

Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

                      High school diploma or equivalent

                      2 - 3 years’ experience in export transportation or freight forwarding.

Other Information:

                      Ability to work overtime.

Tools and Equipment Used:

                      Laptop or desktop computer

                      Telephone

                      Copy or fax machine

 

4101 K Industry Dr E, Fife, WA 98424

 

Savers is an eVerify employer.

 

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