Founded in 2000, SAMBAZON is the pioneer of organic Amazon super foods, providing functional health juices, smoothies, sorbets and frozen products made from delicious blends of handpicked Brazilian fruits and botanicals. Known for introducing açaí into the U.S. market, Sambazon is committed to sharing Superfood health with the world in a way that consciously benefits people and planet. Our certified organic and fair trade partnership helps protect the Amazon rainforest and benefits more than 10,000 family farmers, while bringing consumers the next level in Superfood nutrition. Today, Sambazon is widely available in health food stores, grocers and juice bars throughout North America.
We are looking for a full-time Logistics Coordinator to be responsible for managing multiple functions within the organization's logistics department.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
*Will be responsible for 4 key areas of freight: Production, Customer, International Customer and International Ocean Freight to the US.
*The freight process includes: ensuring that goods are shipped in the most timely and efficient manner according to customer requirements, planning the transportation route and payload, selecting the mode of transportation, tendering the order for transportation, and tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery.
*International freight will include basic knowledge of EXPORT SHIPPING documents, including NAFTA, TM-11, Commercial Invoices, Certificates of Origin, etc.
*Re-route freight as needed to meet demands and minimize costs. Assembles load fragments into consolidated loads thus balancing freight savings, service and contractual / legal requirements
*Communicates fulfillment status and / or issues within the Organization to points including Supply Planning, Logistics Management, Sales, and Customer Service;
*Strong knowledge of “Less Than Truck Load” L.T.L.
*Performs administrative tasks consisting of invoice approvals, routing, tracking and completing BOL’s, Pick-up Sheets and related documents.
*Negotiating Claim/Shortages and processing with both the carrier and/or third-party warehouses.
*Drive company vehicle and operate forklift or other machinery in order to complete tasks as needed.
*Perform other duties as needed and directed by reporting manager.
*This Position Profile in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. You will be expected to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by your management team.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
*This position requires an AA Degree with 3-5 years of experience in the logistics field.
*LTL, temperature controlled logistics experience preferred.
*Strong customer service skills with proven ability to develop strong client relationships both internally and externally.
*Excellent interpersonal and communications skills effective at all levels.
*Prior experience with OSHA regulations and safety training a plus
*Strong understanding and working experience with DOT regulations.
*Knowledge of SAP by Demand, preferred with strong data entry skills.
*Strong knowledge of auditing freight invoices and related documents.
*Excellent computer skills with Excel experience a must
Please apply on-line. No Phone Calls Please.