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Outbound Transportation Specialist

Company: Wilcox Fresh
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: August 31, 2019

Job Description:

Welcome to the Wilcox team! We are an agricultural business that has been around since 1948! We are looking for an individual who is over 18 years old, punctual, dependable, and easy to work with to fill an Outbound Transportation Specialist position in our offices. Job Overview:This position partners with management, sales, and production team members, as well as customers; to lead, develop, and implement logistic solutions that exceed quality, cost, and customer satisfaction goals. Directs and overseas key logistics functions, including shipping of perishable finished goods to both domestic and foreign customers, as well as management of in-transit inventory and product delivery. Job Functions:·        Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining a proactive logistics and transportation strategy that optimizes the company and customers’ requirements.·        Creative use of technology, process improvements, as well as developing, and leveraging internal teams and departments that currently function autonomously.·        Directs and centralizes the activities of the transportation departments in coordinating outbound products, in-transit inventory and transportation procurement decisions.·        Insures that the transportation department operates within budget and achieves agreed upon goals while maintaining customer satisfaction, and maximizing Company cash flow. Analyze shipping routes, and implement proactive solutions that increase revenue per stem, improve quality, and reduce costs.·        Responsible for all contract negotiations as they relate to the distribution and logistics needs of the company.·        Ability to create comprehensive profitability analysis, and make adjustments in the business model to increase profitability and improve cash flow.·        Proactively manage regulatory, safety, and environmental compliance with State and Federal laws.·        Develop contingency protocols for possible disruption of service.·        Ability to work close with Sales team, customers, inbound product managers, direct reports, location managers, and production warehouse managers.·        Ability to travel to warehouse facilities and other needed visits. Qualifications:·        Minimum High School Diploma ·        5 plus years’ of increasingly responsible experience in logistics, transportation and supply chain management of produce and perishables.·        Experience in managing and forecasting logistical demands in a highly cyclical and seasonal perishable shipping environment within the PACA guidelines.·        Proven track record of managing cross functional teams, and implementing innovative solutions in a complex environment that effectively leveraged technology, improved quality, reduced costs, and improved customer stratification.·        Carrier management experience with the ability to oversee and refine TL and LTL solutions in a timely and efficient manner to meet arrival and departure appointments.·        Working knowledge and ability to develop load maximization programs working within and outside our current industry. ·        A high level of interpersonal skills to communicate policies, procedures, and objectives effectively throughout the Company to represent the Company positively to all internal and external contacts. Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to communicate with others both in person and on the telephone.·        Strong working knowledge of computer based word processing and spreadsheet application programs as well as customer logistics/purchasing systems.·        Strong mathematical skills including ability to analyze financial statements calculate formulas and analyze data.·        Ability to travel to multi-sight locations by air travel and vehicle. *Benefits will be discussed during interview.*Wages will depend on experience*Only long-term candidates need apply*This is a Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm position. Please stop by our warehouse at 1110 Golden Beauty Drive Rexburg, ID and bring two forms of ID (driver's license, passport, social security card, birth certificate) to fill out an application.

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