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Shipping Coordinator

Company: The Mennel Milling Company
Location: Caledonia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Shipping Coordinator Department: Logistics – Mennel Bakery Mix and FoodserviceReports To: Refer to location organizational chart SUMMARY: This position coordinates shipping procedures along with transportation for Mennel items in a safe and timely manner. This position will sustain the Mission and Motto and Food Safety and Quality Statement of the Mennel Milling Company. PRIMARY WORK SHIFT: Monday through Friday 8AM – 5PM. Will vary, depending on workload, and on-call, as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodation.

  • Follow all food and personal safety rules and regulations in respect to GMP's, OSHA, HACCP, the Global Food Safety Initiative, the US FDA Food Safety Modernization Act as stated in the FS&Q Statement, and sanitation guidelines as set forth by the company as listed in Corporate Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) and attend all required training sessions. Maintain the department/facility in an everyday audit ready condition.
  • Monitors and maintains group email mailboxes associated with Logistics.
  • Schedules transportation for Mennel finished goods to end use customers.
  • Assigns orders for on time shipping to customers within the operating system.
  • Works with transport companies to deliver products accurately and on time to customers.
  • Suggests and arranges new transportation options to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Manages documentation associated with shipping processes.
  • Documents all actions by handling logs and records and managing information on forms.
  • Conducts physical inventories to determine losses and identify stocks for shipment while working with warehouse staff to meet customer expectations.
  • Compiles shipping orders and ensure appropriate compliance with instructions/ procedures.
  • Prepares special orders for products not in stock for customers.
  • Brokers freight with third party carriers, as needed.
  • Works with freight load boards to match deliveries with carriers when needed.
  • Assists in updating and developing policies and procedures to aid in the most efficient shipping processes.
  • Investigates and reports warehouse inventory/operational discrepancies.
  • Provides user feedback of system upgrades, improvements, and troubleshooting.
  • Documents system processes and updating SOPs and OPLs.
  • Acts as a backup to other warehousing team members, as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position has no supervisory duties. QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job
    • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent required.
      • 2 years of warehouse experience preferred.
      • Experience with brokering truck freight and load board utilization.
      • Strong customer service and organization skills.
      • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
      • Ability to communicate and work with cross functional teams.
      • Self-directed with the ability to make decisions as needed to meet customer expectations.
      • Ability to operate most standard office equipment.
      • Attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofing materials, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills. LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, procedures, and plans. Ability to write, complete checklists and other basic documentation and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information or data in one-on-one and small group situations to co-workers, supervisors, and managers. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. REASONING ABILITY:Must use solid judgment when making decisions. Must have ability to quickly recognize and plan for changing work duties and events. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to perform maintenance tasks, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to conditions that are typical to an office environment but may be required to perform minor tasks in the manufacturing areas. Work involves exposure to common wheat allergens.

Keywords: The Mennel Milling Company, Columbus , Shipping Coordinator, Professions , Caledonia, Ohio

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