Traffic Coordinator
Kerry - Dallas, TX

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Job Description: Traffic Coordinator

Kerry Ingredients & Flavours is looking for a talented Traffic Coordinator to work at our Dallas, Texas manufacturing facility. This position will report to the Warehouse Supervisor

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
• Contacting Transportation Companies to schedule pickups throughout the day • Following up with carriers' customer service to address missed pickups, Late Arrivals, Shipment Tracking, Freight Charges and Quotes • Choosing Carriers per Kerry's Carrier agreement and following discount agreements for Carriers • Maintaining relationships with Sales Representatives and Customer service for Kerry and Logistic companies to assist and reach solutions in shipping discrepancies • Reviewing of Daily order Worksheets which include: • Verifying completion of Work Order • Verifying Correct Product Quantities and weight • Adjusting Weight(s) in system • Verifying Lot/Batch Numbers • Noting discrepancies or Problems to Supervisor or Warehouse Personnel • Final Inspection of freight prior to leaving Plant • Analyzing 'Profile' on worksheet for specific instruction pertaining to shipping requirements, supportive paperwork and other instruction. • Copying of worksheets for QC to request supportive paperwork (Certificate of analyses; MSDS's; Kosher Certificates, etc.) and requesting supportive paperwork for other departments as necessary. • Printing of orders' packlists • Entering batch numbers, manufacturing dates and other data • Gathering and Sorting of supportive paperwork to be shipped along with orders • Printing of Bills of Lading • Reviewing and verification of data on Packlists, BOL's and supportive paperwork • Writing specific instruction as per customer for Truck Drivers on BOL's • Updating daily shipment information: Bill of Lading numbers, entering Tracking Numbers in CimPro status areas
High School diploma required; bachelors degree preferred or some college coursework being highly desirable; A minimum of three years experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting and/or a Traffic or Shipping/Receiving role; Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications such as Microsoft Office Word and Excel is required; Experience with A/S 400 and/or MAPICS is an added plus; Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills is required; Ability to juggle multiple priorities and adapt well to change is required;
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.