Expeditor
Edgen Group Inc - Houston, TX

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Responsible for the coordination and implementation of all activities necessary to ensure the prompt expediting of all shipments in order to secure the quality and timely delivery of material in line with customer requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Monitor and update Back Log reports to ensure shipments are processed in a timely fashion for end of month closing.

· Deal directly with customers and/or suppliers on order requirements to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of material.

· Prepare the final documentation after confirming shipments are on route.

· Identify problem areas and initiate or recommend corrective action to the appropriate parties.

· Immediately address customer concerns and follow-up on issues when appropriate to ensure the timely resolution of issues.

· Proactively conduct strategic reviews of all scheduled shipments and requirements in order to meet or exceed customer expectations on a regular basis and to review service needs and usage trends.

· Assist the Product Management team with special projects or assignments as needed.

· Additional duties may be assigned.

ORGANISATIONAL SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

Dependability: Punctual; Good attendance record; Work with minimal supervision and direction; Can be counted on to handle special duties; Follow-up on issues without prompting; Meet deadlines.

Initiative and Leadership: Self-starter; Help others when needed; Flexible; Show desire to master job, take pride in work and seek continuous improvement; Actively tackle problems; Seek new opportunities; Strive to see projects to completion.

Teamwork: Perform a variety of tasks independently while contributing to the team environment; Build positive team spirit; Put success of team above own interest.

Interpersonal Skills: Support and encourage others; Give and receive constructive criticism; Negotiate; Listen to and value other’s opinions; Convey ideas to a group; Maintain confidentiality.

Organisational Support: Follow policies, procedures, instructions and pre-determined guidelines; Support organization's goals and values.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

Customer Service: Proactively anticipate and respond promptly to internal and external customer needs; Respond to all requests for service and assistance.

Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Gather and analyze information skilfully; Develop alternative solutions.

Planning and Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities; React well under pressure; Ensure information is organized and accessible.

Oral and Written Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of internal business stakeholders and external customers and suppliers.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

1-3 year’s relevant work experience.

Logistics and/or operations experience

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Relevant industry experience.

Product knowledge.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Proficient knowledge of MS Office.

Experience in working with ORACLE, SAP or other similar software platform.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Must complete and pass all required pre-employment screenings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

About this company
Edgen Group is a leading global distributor of specialized products and services to the energy and industrial infrastructure markets,...