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Freight & Logsitics Coordinator

Apply Job ID 18292 Date posted Nov. 19, 2020 Location New Berlin, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

As a worldwide marketing solutions partner our goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven, integrated marketing platform, with a strong foundation in print, to help clients reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich history by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and take charge of their own success. Whether you’re an operator, sales representative, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best – for ourselves and our clients. We’re a company with a soul and a belief that we can always create a better way.

Under the direction of the Department Manager, the Distribution Specialist oversees the hourly workforce to ensure the timely and accurate shipping and receiving of materials and products at the lowest possible cost; the accurate placement and accounting of inventory; and the production lines have materials delivered when needed, in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritize, schedule and delegate work assignments, and directly supervise the assigned material handling, shipping, receiving, functions to ensure the production of the highest quality products at the lowest possible cost, while meeting company standards for quality and performance, and customer delivery requirements.

  • Coordinate with other departments to maintain production schedules. Ensure the picking and delivery of the correct materials to the production lines when needed to support production schedules.

  • Assign work to maximize employee skills and abilities. Ensure the maintenance of assigned equipment in proper operating condition to minimize maintenance costs.

  • Participate on cross functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.

  • Oversee the timely and cost effective shipping of products. Coordinate loads and timing for routes and pickups with truck drivers. Coordinate with purchasing regarding the returning of parts, and with truck drivers for pickups.

  • Ensure inventory is placed into the correct location in storage, and inventory counts are accurate.

  • Ensure the timely preventive maintenance and care for equipment. Order service as needed.

  • Ensure the training of new and present employees in the processes and methods required to achieve the company's standards for quality, quantity and safety, and consistent with the company's principles.

  • Develop and maintain positive employee relations and ensure open lines of communications with employees.

  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.

JOB REQUIREMENTS


Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

  • Windows Office proficient, Intermediate Excel experience, required..

  • Candidates must have at least two years related experience in distribution/warehousing.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and employees of the organization.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Additional Company Information

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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