Traffic Coordinator - Distribution / Warehousing

DB Schenker USA - Kansas City, KS (30+ days ago)3.6

DB Schenker has been around for 140 years and is the world's leading global logistics provider ' we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Integrated logistics resides at the world's most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers. Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics.

Industry: Third Party Logistics (3PL), Contract Logistics

Company: DB Schenker

Title: Traffic Coordinator

Compensation: $16.40/hour; $24.60/hour for Overtime + 401(k) + Full Benefits + Paid Time Off

Location: Kansas City, KS 66105

About the Facility:
40+ Headcount; 15 Salaried, 60 Hourly
200k Sq. Ft.
Products: Consumer Goods
24 Hour Operation

Position Description Summary: Coordinate inbound and outbound shipments and maintain yard flow and inventory for operations.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

Direct truck drivers to assure trailers are located in correct yard location
Promote efficiencies through optimal trailer placement location

Administer truck traffic, including:
Ensure shipping paperwork matches computer system
Validate paperwork and trailer marking match
Provide proper paperwork to truck drivers
Maintain accurate inventory records in the computer system
Assure safety requirements are maintained
Provide inspection of truck cargo/equipment as required
Maintain clean, organized, safe and secure office area
Manage and record daily production reports and yard checks by working in close cooperation with drivers and client representatives
Follows all SOP and safety guidelines
Maintains a high level of quality in work performed
Perform other projects and duties as assigned

The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Working Environment:
Assignment Complexity - Work on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.
Accountability Apply job skills and applicable corporate policies and procedures to complete a wide range of difficult tasks.
Impact of Decisions Errors detectable upon supervisory review. Limited impact on corporate operations and fiscal health.
Working Relationships Regularly interact with peers and management concerning matters of moderately complex scope and discretion.
Scope Work on problems moderately complex in scope. Normally receives no instruction on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.

Essential Functions:
Must be able to pass any federal/state/local government, airport, or company-required background checks, clearances, and/or drug and alcohol tests.

Knowledge and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):

This is an intermediate level position. Solid interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred; Generally prefer 2 to 4 years of experience.

Proficient in reading, writing and speaking English. Strong PC skills along with working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Able to use various computer systems (WMS, MRP, YMS etc.) and RF experience. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety vest, safety glasses, and any other PPE required. Ability to work both indoors and outdoors in an industrial environment; The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.


Excellent Benefits!

401k Matching (Company matches 4% of Employee's 5%)
Competitive Health Plans (Individual and Family)
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Discounts
Short Term / Long Term Disability company paid
Company paid Life insurance

Work Life Balance, Upward Mobility, and Other Benefits!

Holiday, Vacation Pay and Sick Pay
Set wage increases and Performance Bonus (based on site)
Shift schedules for work/life balance
Culture of Promoting from within; a great place to begin a career!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled