Shipping Clerk

Huntsman - Los Angeles, CA3.9

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual to work as a Shipping Clerk for our Advance Materials Division located at our Los Angeles manufacturing site.

What will be expected from you?

Coordinate the collective efforts of both shipping and packaging teams for logistics management
Complement support efforts to minimize interruptions or delays
Manage the work instructions with logistics teams (freight forwarder, carriers, customer service, etc) to ensure efficiency is maintained
Review all transportation documentation to ensure everything is in order and in compliance with specific regulations and customers’ requirements
Monitor expedited shipments to prevent delivery issues
Review and address any issues with the appropriate department lead
Knowledge and experience in transportation equipment and modes of transport
Identify and confirm special packaging requirements (Reefer, dry ice) and shipping instructions to ensure they are carried out accordingly
Provide support to both internal and external customers
Interface with area leadership and direct the transportation on expedite shipments
Ensure shipping quality and conformance to customer’s specifications
Exceptional knowledge and certification in all HAZMAT regulations (IATA, IMO, DOT 49-CFR)
Provide input and recommendations in compliance with HAZMAT regulations
Continuous development in areas of logistics, MS Office suite, and other internal/external software programs (DGIS, Broussard, UPS World, FedEx Manager, Label Master, Label Matrix, Master Form, Boeing’s TM: DHL/EXEL)
Excel at functioning in the shipping department and in providing solutions to alleviate risks
Take ownership of unassigned workload and support other team members
Proactively seek to take on tasks and other activities
Willingness to roll up sleeves and step into unknown situations
A passion for continuous improvement/Zero Harm initiatives (Daily Safety Cross)
Demonstrate a high sense of urgency at all times
High level of customer service, respond proactively to customer’s queries
Handle delivery issues or provide line manager and supervisor issue resolutions
Conduct spot checks to resolve oversights at an early stage
Possess numerical and analytical skills
Ensure accuracy of orders, documentation and instructions
Maintain and administer Record Retention
Issue work permits and incident reporting
Ability and willingness to support in the course of ISO and internal audits
Perform other duties as mandated by supervisor and management
Excellent communication, organization and partnering skills
Keep good housekeeping
What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

Demonstrated success in the above key accountabilities and responsibilities
High School Diploma required
Experience in shipping department
Help in solving problems and effectively communicate any issues to the appropriate functions
Trained in Shipping of Dangerous Goods (Ocean, Air & Ground) transport
Maintaining current training certificates and maintains current software requirements
Run/create monthly shipping reports/ Coordinate and conduct safety meetings
Make efficient and cost effective decisions for shipments
Communicate and solve any shipping related issues with Customer Service
Works under general supervision. Relies on experience/judgment to plan an accomplish tasks and goals
May orient, train and assign the work of other employees
What can we offer you?

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing approximately 10,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401K. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.