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Logistics Associate

Job ID: 5017279

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
TBD based on chosen candidate's expertise40
EmployerDate Posted
Zeon Chemicals
Louisville, Kentucky United States
Jul 31, 2017
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Full-timeSep 30, 2017
Description

Overview


Leadership, Innovation, Solutions, Zeon Chemicals is the leading developer and supplier of innovative polymers, including synthetic elastomers and specialty chemicals and other selected products used in countless applications worldwide. We develop superior elastomers for the hottest parts of automotive engines, polymers for longer lasting laser printer rolls, synthetic rubber to survive oil wells' most aggressive fluids and cyclo-olefin plastics for today's advanced medical and electronic applications.


JOB DESCRIPTION:


We are seeking an experienced LOGISTICS ASSOCIATE to work in our Elastomers Division, Transportation Department, in our Corporate R&D Center located in Louisville, KY.


Position Responsibilities:


Primary role of this position is to administer and maintain the Metal Stec Recollection Program; to coordinate the program's logistics process and develop procedures to ensure timely returns and customer satisfaction, while optimizing freight savings.  Responsibilities include providing administrative support within the Logistics department.


Responsible for establishing and administering an effective, efficient Metal Stec Recollection program meeting goals and targets.



Maintain a spreadsheet of all customers that receive products packaged in metal crates.  This should include contacts, addresses, telephone numbers, shipping hours, etc.
Run monthly reports to determine timely arrangement of metal crate returns.  Be prepared to seek out potential new customers and give full explanation of the return program. Subsequent follow-up contact if there is no return of the metal skids.
Find carriers that best meet pick up needs with the best overall freight costs. Utilize volume carriers and TL carriers, along with standard LTL carriers. Arrange for periodic milk runs.
Coordinate with the transportation staff to arrange pick-up of metal skids for delivery to Zeon's warehouses.  Provide BOL's and communicate carrier information.
Coordinate delivery with the Zeon Riverport warehouse staff as necessary.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the program and report on a Monthly basis to Management.


 
Run regular Prohibited Party Screening program and ensure export compliance.
Maintain Package Code and Product Specification Sheets.
Prepare and provide NAFTA certificates to customers. Also Certificates for other Free Trade Agreements. Maintain NAFTA library.
Audit and authorize for payment of transportation related bills.
Cross train to increase teamwork and efficiency.  Assist as backup with export bookings. Train with Team Leader to assist in selection of carriers.
 


Job Requirements:


Special Qualifications:  2 years or more of Logistics/Transportation experience required.  Knowledge of export and/or import procedures a plus.


Special Qualifications: Skill/Ability: Necessity:


Strong MS Office knowledge (Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point) is critical.


Demonstrated analytical & problem solving skills is essential.


Good verbal and written communication skills is required.


Attention to detail is critical.


Ability to meet deadlines is required.


Additional Information / Benefits:
Zeon offers growth opportunities, a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance and Vision. Zeon 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, or protected Veteran status. Please apply online at: www.zeonchemicals.come management is critical.



 



Qualifications
Education:
- Must: High School diploma
- Preferred: Associates degree or more

Must Qualifications:
- Min. 18 months experience at either B2B ad agency in Account Services role
- Hands-on experience for trade show coordination
- Attention to detail
- Service oriented

OR

- Min. 18 months experience as Market Communications / Advertising Associate working for company that makes raw materials (ideally: chemicals/polymer/industrial fluids/automotive components/plastics).
- Hand-on experience for trade show coordination

Preferred Requirements:
- Technical writing capability (ideally for chemicals/materials)
- Experience with implementing and executing use of social media for B2B company.
- SAP experience
- Experience working for or with external ad agency and service providers

How to Apply
Applying online at: http://www.zeonchemicals.com/careers.aspx


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