Outbound Logistics Specialist - Onsite in Kalamazoo, MI
Company: Kalsec, Inc.
Posted on: March 10, 2023
Our purpose is unlocking the potential of people, nature, and
science to nourish the world. We consistently incorporate social
and environmental impact into decision making given its importance
to the success and profitability to our business. At Kalsec, we are
committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment by
embracing the wisdom and strengths that diversity brings. Job
Summary: Supports Kalsec warehouse and logistics operations
ensuring timely processing of shipments, accurate inventories and
compliance with associated regulations. Uses independent decision
making abilities to insure stellar internal and external customer
service requirements are met. Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Create shipping documentation (hazard, customs clearance, etc)
for international shipments, supporting on domestic shipments as
- Coordinate freight pick-up arrangements with logistics
companies, for both domestic and international shipments.
- Monitor upcoming shipment schedules, looking ahead for
potential capacity bottlenecks and notifying Logistics Manager so
that appropriate staffing can be planned.
- Give advice and direction as needed to the warehouse employees
for priorities / sequence in which they should be picking /
fulfilling orders, as well as packaging and labeling
- Work closely with and maintain strong relations with Customer
Experience, helping to manage the handoff of orders from Customer
Experience to Logistics.
- Maintain a working knowledge and understanding of:
- International shipping requirements; country specific export /
import requirements; Inco term guidelines; harmonized tariff
- Our business relationship and practices with both domestic and
- Our strategy for marketing in domestic and international
markets and associated customers.
- Our shipping/logistics processes to achieve the shortest
transit times with minimum cost to both Kalsec and customers.
- Work directly with satellite locations (Kalsec Europe, Kalsec
China, Kalsec Singapore, Kalsec Mexico) on freight requirements for
raw materials, finished products, and samples. This would include
gaining an understanding of both legal and customer requirements
for shipments going to those locations.
- Work directly with Finished Goods Planning and Customer
Experience departments in reconciling on hand inventory
discrepancies in order to facilitate fulfillment of customer
- To be aware of the company's Q.A. policy and objectives. To
observe these policy provisions and fulfill in all respects the
requirements of his/her job. QA procedures as defined in the
Quality Manual shall be strictly observed.
- Work in a team environment, sharing responsibilities and tasks
with others Education/Experience: Required:
- Experience and demonstrated proficiency with international
shipping document preparation
- High School Diploma
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Detail oriented
- Experience with MS Office
- Keyboard proficiency
- Positive Phone Etiquette Desired:
- Order entry experience Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected
Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not
discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or
applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees
or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response
to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
Keywords: Kalsec, Inc., Kalamazoo , Outbound Logistics Specialist - Onsite in Kalamazoo, MI, Professions , Kalamazoo, Michigan
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