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Outbound Logistics Operator - Temp Assignment

    • Job Tracking ID: 2019.11.20.82
    • Job Location: Livermore, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: November 20, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Manufacturing and Technical
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Job Description:

  • Responsible for routing and scheduling domestic carriers and freight forwarders. Through coordination with warehouse supervisor, plans, schedules and routes inbound and outbound shipments of freight.
  • Prepares outbound carrier documentation including BOL’s, AWB’s and SLI’s.
  • Prepares commercial invoices and other export documents for international shipments.
  • Ability to review invoices for EEI compliance and, if required, subsequent filing through Customs Web Portal.
  • Files all Outbound Documentation in accordance with internal and U.S. Customs regulations (storage, maintenance and preservation).
  • Meets with Production Planners and Sales to review and implement shipping schedules.
  • Utilizes the SAP database; to review information contained within the sales order and delivery note that applies to Outbound Logistics operations.  Able to act on that information as necessary.  Able to discern missing information.
  • Utilizes the SAP database; to perform transactions and print documentation as required.  Adds carrier and tracking information.
  • Packaging and crating of outbound shipments.
  • Schedule packaging suppliers, including crate manufacturers, for appropriate deliveries.
  • Ability to check and verify HTS codes and CO.  Report any discrepancies to Material Control.
  • Ability to analyze selected Incoterm and to create export documentation based on that information.
  • Transmits to customer and/or freight forwarders shipping/export information and documentation.
  • Checks and verifies all carrier invoices received before forwarding invoice documents to Accounting department for payment.
  • Ability to meet with carrier representatives to review carrier rates, charges, damages and performance (on-time % and damage free %).
  • Studies and analyzes company transportation needs for long-range requirements.  Meets with potential carriers gathering pricing and service information and report findings to Management.
  • Acts as liaison to other personnel providing information needed in a timely, consistent and logical manner.

Experience and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED, college degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience in both domestic and international shipping
  • Warehouse environment or export analyst experience
  • Computer literate

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster