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Materials Coordinator - Logistics/Supply Chain (PB)

Company Name:
Penske
Materials Coordinator - Logistics/Supply Chain (PB)(
# Job Number:
1400172)
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Description
_Position Summary: _
Penske Logistics is looking for a Materials Coordinator at our Beachwood, OH location to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is self-motivated, has strong analytical and computer skills, strong attention to detail and is enthusiastic to work in a customer-centric environment. This position coordinates all processes and functions of load planning and freight movement. The candidate will process customer orders, plan & optimize shipments into loads using Transportation Manager System, tender freight to third-party carriers, update Transportation Manager System with current shipment information and respond to internal & external customer inquiries. The candidate will communicate effectively with internal and external customers, both written and verbal. They will also provide visibility to management and the customer by tracking, process over-sight, auditing, researching and troubleshooting operational issues or functions.
By applying to this position you will be notified of current and future openings.
_Major Responsibilities:_
Job requirements may include:
Ability to multi-task and prioritize in time sensitive situations in a fast-paced environment
Providing detailed instruction to various personnel via email and phone
Scheduling loads and providing excellent customer service
Complying with instructions to ensure accuracy
Communicating with associates from other shifts
Completing daily logs and trackers
Ability to handle rate negotiations with carriers on a spot rate basis
Identifying cost savings opportunities for the customer
Tracking shipments to ensure on time delivery is met.
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
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Qualifications
_Qualifications:_
Bachelor's' degree or 2 years of experience in transportation/Supply Chain experience preferred
Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize in time sensitive situations in a fast-paced environment
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
Ability to work independently
Strong customer focus
Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers as well as Penske personnel
Ability to adapt in a dynamic environment
Strong organizational skills
Team player with flexibility in working different shifts
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Must be able to learn and regularly operate various computer systems across different platforms
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, criminal history and drug screening
Headquartered in Reading, Pa., Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies throughout the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management. Visit to learn more.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Work Locations: 3000 Auburn Dr 3000 Auburn Dr Beachwood, OH 44122
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Beachwood
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: PL.Materials Coordinator
Req ID: 1400172

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