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Shipping and Distribution Specialist
New Lexington, OH

Position No Longer Open

Posted 4/11/2019

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s (preferred) or Associate Degree or equivalent experience
  • Prefer at least 4 years of experience of performing similar tasks
  • ERP experience preferred
  • Experience with MRP systems, scheduling production, Kanban and Lean Systems
  • Experience in dealing with customers / suppliers to ensure on time delivery, quality and cost requirements
  • Experience with Logistics and Billing
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Interpersonal Skills – Team player, good oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving – Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must have strong self-initiation and decision-making skills
  • Strong ERP knowledge required to effectively navigate system to assist with investigation of issues related to inventory and / or release issues and part set up
  • Physical / Mental / Visual Abilities – duties of the job require periods of standing, sitting, use of hands, walking
  • Occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds

Job Description

  • Responsible for the documentation and shipping of all finished goods and for receiving and warehousing all incoming and outgoing materials and supplies
  • Responsible for interface with Newlex Customers
  • Receive releases via EDI, Supply Web, EBusiness, email and fax
  • Manually enter updates not rec’d via EDI
  • Review for updates from previous release, challenge significant changes and / or potential errors, quickly resolve and update prior to electronic kanban driving production to run incorrect requirements
  • Responsible for coordinating Newlex Shipments
  • Create and print pick lists (modify daily based on material available and / or customer updates)
  • Based on daily ship schedules, coordinate the appropriate trucks for pick up based on weights, container sizes, etc. 
  • Provide daily window times to appropriate team members to highlight pick up schedule and allowable timeframes for each
  • Line up expedites as necessary and work with the receiving plant and expeditor to accomplish the most cost-effective method of transport
  • Also, responsible for all UPS and FedEx shipments
  • Responsible for billing Newlex Production and Special-Order shipments
  • Create and print shippers (billable and non-billable), Bill of Lading, ASN processing
  • Understand and complete shipper updates, export paperwork, end of day roll up, troubleshooting, outside processing shipments, spot buy processing, and other customer specific shipping / billing / releasing details
  • Also, maintain contract masters, container masters, and ensure current PO’s are attached to p / n’s shipping
  • Work with Financial Shared Services to resolve invoicing issues
  • Monitor plant production to ensure ship schedules are being met and address shortfalls with Supervision and / or Management as early as possible to prevent costly expedites
  • Purchase expendable packaging
  • Monitor returnable packaging (on-hand supply, recommendations for replacement / new, ensure production is pulling appropriate containers)
  • Label and produce Outside Processing material as it comes back into New Lexington facility
  • Responsible for Service Orders and updating customer systems associated with Service (i.e. Covisint, GM APPS)
  • Manage the core responsibilities listed in the General Summary Section
  • Must be knowledgeable about planned projects for all operations to ensure that planning of WIP and FG is adequate to support customer requirements
  • Identifies inventory shortages / issues and investigates errors
  • Requests cycle counts when necessary
  • Key contributor to annual physical inventory
  • Prepares, trains and is a lead team member
  • Responsible for annual cum updates at beginning of year and responsible for any specific updates during the year
  • Updates premium freight log for expedites related to finished good shipments
  • Works with Corporate Sales in establishing new customers and maintains good relations with existing customers
  • Works with FSS to correct invoices, as necessary
  • Establishes packaging and standard packs for new parts
  • Maintains availability of existing containers
  • Works with customers to resolve packaging issues and makes updates as needed
  • Ensures compliance to specific bar code label requirements as per customer
  • Participates in training as required
  • Ensures Housekeeping and Health & Safety Standard are maintained
  • Complies with policies and procedures pertaining to facility or divisional adopted standards such as TS16949 and ISO14001
  • Utilizes the concepts of continuous improvement and cost reduction in the execution of the job function
  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this job description

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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