PR22048 Logistics Administrator

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke
Category: Manufacturing/Operations, Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/12/2022
Closing Date: 6/17/2022
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # PR22048
Job Title Logistics Administrator
Office Location Roanoke, VA
Business Function/Department Logistics and Procurement
Sales Territory, if applicable N/A
General Role Description
Plan and manage shipping, consolidation, forecasting, and internal and external client service of logistics operations.
Role Accountabilities
  • Design, develop, implement, measure, and manage processes to continuously increase capability in responding, analyzing, resolving, and reporting logistics issues in a timely manner
  • Analyze business needs and logistics industry trends and conditions, recommend appropriate solutions, implement as approved
  • Develop and recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, and equipment
  • Determine the most effective means for the shipment of domestic and international materials, including shipments from suppliers and integrators, negotiating where appropriate for optimal cost, quality, and schedule
  • Manage selection, qualification, and performance evaluation of carriers
  • Negotiate transportation rates and services for all modes of transport
  • Analyze the financial impact of logistics operations and report to appropriate individuals
  • Ensure import and export requirements are met by analyzing government shipping regulations, intervening and/or escalating to manager as appropriate
  • Update Company’s Preferred Carrier List and distribute to internal clients
  • Obtain quotes directly from carriers for both budgetary needs and live shipment needs
  • Arrange remote shipments, as requested
  • Resolve transportation issues for both internal and external clients
  • Manage damage claims, facilitating all parties to achieve a timely resolution
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery, escalating to manager as appropriate

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma
  • 2 years of experience in logistics
  • Demonstrated knowledge of domestic and international shipment terminology, documentation, and carrier shipping via land, sea and air
  • Demonstrated knowledge of negotiating rates, lanes, and services with logistics providers
  • Demonstrated experience using an ERP system
  • Demonstrated success developing, implementing, measuring, and improving effective processes in functional areas
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Availability to travel domestically, less than 5% of the time

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate degree in related field
  • 4 years of experience in logistics

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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