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Powell Industries, Inc. Logistics Coordinator in North Canton, Ohio

As a Logistics Coordinator - Shipping Lead you will be performing the following tasks to support outbound domestic and international shipments:

  • Direct a group of Shipping Associates to follow shipping schedule and meet departmental and company goals:

  • Ensure Safety training and practices are continuously performed for all personnel in the department.

  • Coordinate work schedules for Shipping Department personnel.

  • Make sure that employees have adequate material and tools to complete the assigned tasks.

  • Track, approve and record employees labor hours;

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment.

  • Verify and prepare items for outgoing shipment.

  • Coordinate with customers for delivery requests, appointments and requirements.

  • Prepare all shipping paperwork/documents.

  • Deliver material from manufacturing area to the shipping by physically moving parts, by hand, forklift and crane securing loads when required.

  • When needed, packaging, marking and labeling of all material for shipment according to Company procedures and state and federal regulations.

  • When needed, load/unload material on trucks by physically moving parts, by hand, forklift and crane securing loads when required.

  • Contact selected carriers for scheduling pickups.

  • Verify materials loaded against Bill of Lading and Packing List.

  • Obtain appropriate signatures from truck drivers.

  • Verify truck drivers are compliant with company safety procedures.

  • Process necessary Oracle Transactions in the Ship Function.

  • File freight claims, damage, or loss.

  • Examine outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.

  • Perform tools inspection (Nail and Staple gun, drills, etc...).

  • Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies.

  • Additional tasks per supervisor request.

    Job Requirements

  • 5 years experience in Shipping.

  • Good leadership skills

  • Good product knowledge

  • Detail and results oriented, excellent accuracy and commitment to meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to solve problems and prevent conflicts Forklift and Crane certifications are required.

  • Past Shipping/Receiving experience is desirable.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Saw experience is a plus.

  • Able to read a mechanical part or assembly drawing.

  • Basic knowledge of MS Office products.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Able to work in a production/manufacturing environment.

  • Stable and current work history; demonstrating the ability to stay at a job for more than 12 months is desirable.

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