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Traffic Administrator - Fife, WA

Supply Chain/Logistics

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Location: Fife, WA, United States
Job ID: 2019-2582

Traffic Administrator - Fife, WA

 

Summary:

Support Savers' vision by ensuring the timely, most efficient, and cost-effective product movement, including partnership supply, external shipping, freight and distribution requirements from third party suppliers and vendors. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Execute operational processes and procedures to achieve outstanding results in terms of transportation management and freight performance.
  • Accurately record and process invoices within AP systems; communicate and trouble shoot effectively with 3rd party freight payable vendor.
  • Execute the identified company freight transportation plan and initiatives by utilizing internal processes and thorough coordination with third party vendors.
  • Effectively able to troubleshoot disruptions to plan and communicate timely with Savers resource team members.
  • Ability to have critical attention to detail with an emphasis on following operational guidelines and systems
  • Coordinate and monitor ongoing transportation operations including track and trace of store shipments
  • Ability to manage ad hoc freight quotes
  • Participate and coordinate events (RFP, RFQ, RFI, and other like projects) in support of logistics procurement.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 

  • Demonstrate logical analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of all transportation modes, including intermodal, domestic ocean freight, consolidation, and distribution
  • Demonstrated planning and organization skills within a fast paced and dynamic supply chain
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to self-prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and external customers
  • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to make or influence decisions
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to establish relationships with peers, internal and external customers and vendors
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of Transportation Management Systems
  • Data gathering for ongoing carrier performance


Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience in transportation and logistics

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry items weighing less than 5 lbs
  • Occasional reaching to various levels and directions to inspect and validate work processes.
  • Possess dexterity for complex hand-eye tasks, including keyboarding, writing on documents/forms
  • Continuously needs to hear and verbally communicate to interact with and respond to management, team members and customers. 

 

FLSA Status

 

  • Non-Exempt

 

Tools and Equipment Used:

 

  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Telephone
  • Copy machine
  • Fax machine

 

 

Travel:

 

  • Travel 5% or less

 

Work Address:

 

  • 4101 Industry Dr. E, Ste. B, Fife, WA 98424

 

 

 

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This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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