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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR

Louisville, USA
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COMPANY: AAK USA, INC.

Job Description

 TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR-Louisville, KY

AAK USA Inc. is a global leader with over 100 years of history in producing and selling value-adding vegetable oil solutions for food and non-food applications. Our products go into food market sectors such as bakery, dairy, confectionary, and infant nutrition, and our non-food applications include fats and oils for use in personal care products, candles, animal feed, and much more. AAK has industry leading products, services and technologies that enable our customers to succeed. We have a proven track record of working side by side with our customers to create solutions that work. Please visit our website at #removed#

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Transportation Coordinator in the Supply Chain Organization.   The position will work out of our Louisville, KY facility.  The Transportation Coordinator will deliver improved customer centricity by working closely with our Louisville and Port Newark facilities and their transportation providers to plan deliveries, monitor execution, communicate customer issues, and resolve fulfillment problems.

If you are a proven high-performer who is ready to make a larger contribution, apply today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not limited to)

Job Functions:

  • Develop an executable daily plan for delivering product to customers per confirmed delivery dates.

  • Work with the Louisville and Port Newark plants to identify production delays and inform customers and transportation providers.

  • Daily identification of transportation partner delays and communication of delays to customer service and transportation providers.

  • Daily identification of railcar delivery variances or railcar problems.  Work with QTS to resolve car specific items.

  • Weekly On-Time in Full (OTIF) reporting of house carriers.

  • Weekly PKI reporting of Customer Pick Up appointment execution.

  • Provide status and follow up on late deliveries after hours.

  • Work with plants, carriers and customers to reduce detention costs at shippers and receivers.

  • Identify cost saving or service improvement opportunities.

  • Leverage transport network and AAK facility network to produce cost saving innovations.

  • Ensure kosher and other requirements are met for railcars and tankwagons.

  • Coordinate and provide plant visibility on inter-company shipments.

  • Deliver a daily 0915 status of any late or troubled shipments from PN or LV.

    Key Results:

  • Delivery bulk and package service levels at or above set targets.

  • Improve communication flow to customers on troubled shipments.

  • Reduce bulk oil shipment cost per pound.

  • Reduce packaged product shipment cost per pound.

  • Reduce inbound delivery costs.

  • Reduce carrier detention at all facilities from better communication and scheduling.

  • Reduce lost-time from “troubled” railcar shipments.

  • Reduce cost/lb on railcar shipments.

  • Earlier identification and improved communications on non-OTIF orders. 

  • Improved railcar utilization.

  • Through early identification and quick action, an overall reduction in “problem” shipments that result in customer issues. 

    Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in logistics, business, engineering, or other related field.  Can be waived with equivalent business experience. 

  • Experience in working with third party logistics providers.

  • Has a basic understanding of all sales and supply chain processes and cognizant of the opportunity in transportation to reduce total delivered costs.

  • Has the ability to study, interpret and develop a thorough understanding of problems and opportunities.

  • Ability to coordinate cross-functionally with production, sales, CS, and finance to give best possible customer service, every day.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft applications, especially excel.

  • Demonstrated analytical and technical skills, comfort using multiple systems.

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels and within team environments.

  • Desire to obtain Supply Chain Professional certification through APICS or SCC.

    Preferences:

  • Experienced with using railroad websites and reporting systems as well as AAK’s ITS system for scheduling outbound logistics.

  • Must be a team player with good communication skills.  Willing to work with multiple people and functions to provide time sensitive information and maintain cordial relationships

    AAK USA, Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to workforce diversity. EOE. M/F/D/V.

Company Description
AAK USA Inc. is a global leader with over 100 years of history in producing and selling value-adding vegetable oil solutions for food and non-food applications. Our products go into food market sectors such as bakery, dairy, confectionary, and infant nutrition, and our non-food applications include fats and oils for use in personal care products, candles, animal feed, and much more. AAK has industry leading products, services and technologies that enable our customers to succeed. We have a proven track record of working side by side with our customers to create solutions that work. Please visit our website at #removed#


Role: TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
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