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Transportation Coordinator
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First Quality Enterprises Inc | Mc Elhattan, PA
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Job Description

First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials and thermoformed plastics), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking an experienced Transportation Coordinator for our First Quality Consumer Products located in McElhattan, PA.

Primary responsibilities include:

* Identify the preferred carrier for transport of finished goods by using TMS Software, utilizing it's optimizer and routing and rating functions for all First Quality shipping locations.
* Receive and process all manual shipment request forms, including expedited requests.
* Collaborate and communicate with internal and external customers to ensure the most efficient, cost-effective transport of foods while achieving on-time deliver goals.
* Coordinate intercompany shuttle moves to include raw materials, parts, equipment and finished goods.
* Recommend service and rate opportunities in lanes based on carrier intern/availablity, quoted price and carrier acceptance history.
* Compile and maintain spreadsheets to analyze data and evaluate trends such as freight costs, classifications delivery methods, delivery schedule, carrier acceptance rates and to measure performance against established metrics (on-time delver).
* Coordinate with carriers and Customer Service when delvieries need re-appointed.
* Seek continous improvement opportunities to maximize customer satisfaction.
* Upon request, review reports of service levels and most cost effective most utilization with Director of Logistics.
* Provide coverage for other Transportation Coordinators as needed.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

* Bachelor's degree in Business Adminitration or equivalent experience.
* 2 to 4 years experience in transportation industry.
* Excellent collaboration skills
* Excellent communivation skills both written and verbal.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access,etc).
* SAP Experience preferred.

Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!

First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations. As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.

First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.

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