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Shipping Coordinator

Company: Valmont Industries
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

3129 35th Street Tuscaloosa Alabama 35401-5410Why Valmont Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.A Brief Summary of This PositionThis is an individual contributor position and the Shipping Coordinator is responsible for the. arranging of outbound shipments of all orders in the most efficient manner and coordinating with trucking carriers, preparing bills of lading and shipping documents for outbound shipments. This Shipping Coordinator will also assist in arranging for the most cost efficient means of moving product to its destination while meeting the customers' deadlines Essential Functions: Work with customers on achieving daily loads of delivery.Prepare load sheets for daily deliveryPrepare line up sheets for daily deliveryWork with hardware vendors on deliver dates and schedules for all hardware including Valmont Ordered hardware.Report any changes in delivery schedule to immediate supervision.Prepare maps for BOL'sTurn in daily loads to supervision on daily basis to help ensure accurate inventory tracking for pole inventoryWork with carriers to arrange daily pick up from Valmont TuscaloosaResponsible for reading basic blueprintsOther Important Details about the RoleNavigate Computer and MAS200 to lookup past and current bills of lading upon requestCreate bills of lading for outbound shipmentsUpdate weekly shipping spreadsheetCoordinate and track status of each outgoing loadContact Contractors and document completion date and shipping date.Gather PODs from carriers to provide to accountant after product has been delivered.Assist with the preparation of quotes and bids to meet deadlines.Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures.Reading, understanding, and applying the standards of the Code of Business Conduct.Supporting efforts to identify and communicate to management non-compliance with the Code of Business Conduct or other violations of policy or illegal actions.Accountable to direct supervisor for responsibilities in internal control.Identifying and evaluating risks to the achievement of objectives and understanding established risk tolerances related to areas of responsibility.Execution of control activities in areas of responsibility.Producing and sharing information used in the internal Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)High School Diploma / GED requiredOne (1) year of experienceAbility to stand, walk, climb stairs and laddersAbility to read and decipher blueprintsExperience and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and WordEffectively communicate with key personnel via phone, email, and face-to-facePossess knowledge of transportation terms & manufacturing processesAbility to lift up to 15 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 poundsAbility to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when inside the production facilityAbility to be exposed to outdoors elements for short durations of timePassion & integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These QualificationsAssociates or Bachelor's degree in a related field or 3+ years of experience, within a shipping/logistics coordination roleExperience with warehouse inventory systemsExperience with an ERP System (ex. IFS)Experience with Traffic Management System All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Incumbent will also be exposed to production facilities where specific PPE will be required such as hand, hearing, foot, eye, and head protection. There will also be frequent exposure to outside elements for short periods of time. Being outside will also expose them to material handling equipment such as forklifts, straddle trucks, and shag trucks. Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email .

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Tuscaloosa , Shipping Coordinator, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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