Distribution Coordinator

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_531288

Location

Bensenville

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD15-16/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Chicago, IL - Metro - (USA) 525 West Monroe Street Suite 1500 IL Chicago , IL 60661

ContactNumber

312-730-1940

Job Description

Job Description:



Coordinator is to verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. A typical distribution coordinator is responsible for reviewing production, work and shipment schedules and recording inventory levels, cost, etc.



Job Responsibilities:

* Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.

* Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.

* Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.

* Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and record keeping purposes.

* Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.

* Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and non-conformance to specifications.

* Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.

* Deliver or route materials to departments, using work devices, such as hand truck, conveyor, or sorting bins.

* Compute amounts, such as space available, and shipping, storage, and charges, using calculator or price list.

* Pack, seal, label, and affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using work devices such as hand tools, power tools, and postage meter.



Skills:

* Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

* Ability to analyze costs related to manufacturing, labor and materials.

* Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.

* Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to shipping and production.

* Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.



Education/Experience:

* High school diploma or GED required.

* 0-2 years related experience required.