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Lead Logistics Coordinator

Job ID: JRAP22519
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2023
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Supply Chain
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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As a Lead Logistics Coordinator, you will support operations with receiving and shipping functions.  

What You'll Do: 
  • Perform Receiving function and process Receiving transactions in business information systems.
  • Performs validation on all incoming shipments to ensure Supplier’s paperwork matches the physical items received, as well as JR’s purchase order. Resolves discrepancies with Purchasing team.
  • Assist in developing training material for logistics coordinators as well as train logistics coordinators on job responsibilities.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in one of more of the following areas: International shipping, truckloads freight arrangements, information systems (Ops Manager, Job Track, Baan), Material handling equipment usage and safety. 
  • Verifies quantity of items physically received matches JR and supplier’s records (Purchase Order, Packing List, etc.).
  • Schedule all order pick‐up and deliveries related to LTL freight and small parcel packages (i.e. FedEx/UPS).
  • Adhere to all client shipping guidelines and standards including routing and packaging instructions.
  • Coordinates with other functional areas and logistics team members to implement best practices, with the end goal of driving improved continuous material flow.
  • Engages build team and engineers in Quality Control review on all incoming shipments.
  • Demonstrates strong working relationships with internal and external customers, including coworkers, management, carriers, supply chain and vendors.
  • Delivers timely communications on exceptions or unforeseen changes in shipping, as well as shipment status, tracking information, insurance and claim detail, etc.
  • Represents a critical on‐site presence to internal customers and maintains a proper professional approach in all types of interactions.
  • Ensures purchasing, receiving, and accounting related documentation is routed correctly and filed accurately and neatly.
  • Processes problem invoices through the enlighten platform.
  • Initiates PRS process for all JR returns, including logging and tracking root cause reason codes.
  • Works with Build team to develop and organize material and material storage areas throughout the building in support of the line side stocking program.
  • Delivers materials to job shelves throughout the building to support line side stocking program. Stages skids and other bulk material to plant locations based on point of use stocking program.
  • Performs material “check in” process to indicate materials that have been delivered to the build team.
  • Must be able to effectively load and unload all types of machinery and equipment from all types of trucks and trailers used by JR, customers, and suppliers.
  • Track and manage fleet car sign‐out at each respective BU location.

Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

What You’ll Bring: 

  • High school diploma, or equivalent certification. 
  • 3-5 years experience in business environment. 
  • 2+ years of Logistics, Material Management or Supply Chain experience preferred. 
  • SAP experience preferred.

 Skills You’ll Have: 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. 
  • Proven ability to accept direction and complete tasks as assigned while working as part of a team or individually. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as required. 
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