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$50,000 – $65,000 a year
The Logistics Specialist analyzes and coordinates the logistics functions of all departments; daily shipping and receiving responsibilities; internal allocation and distribution; occasionally travels and may supervise temporary staff. This is a full-time position and offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous employer contribution towards health, dental and vision insurance, employer sponsored life and disability insurance and generous paid time off. The salary range is $50K-$65K, depending upon education and experience.
∙ College degree or equivalent work experience
∙ Experience with international shipping logistics
∙ Experience with Salesforce or similar inventory management software
∙ Experience with scientific equipment preferred
∙ Communication Proficiency
∙ Excellent organizational skills
∙ Time Management
∙ Problem Solving/Analysis
∙ Technical Capacity
∙ Strategic Thinking
∙ Ability to assess and initiate action independently
∙Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
Duties & Responsibilities:
∙ Manages logistics decisions for domestic and international shipping.
∙ Coordinates the review and approval of Incoterms and shipment documentation for international letter of credit (L/C) sales.
∙ Establishes and maintains relationships with couriers and import/export groups.
∙ Purchases logistics supplies.
∙ Recovers customer/demo systems and equipment at customer/tradeshow sites.
∙ Prepares domestic and international shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines the most economical and efficient shipping method based on predetermined criteria; selects appropriate shipping containers; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
∙ Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination and serial numbers are correct.
∙ Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers.
∙ Enters shipment data into Salesforce, prepares routine scheduling reports, and uploads shipping/receiving records.
∙ Sorts, counts, packages, labels, unpack, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received.
∙ Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies manager
∙ Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents.
∙ May operate dolly and/or pallet jack while loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may be required to drive for company business; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarm.
∙ Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
∙ Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
∙ Knowledge of domestic and international commercial shipping methods and procedures.
∙ Proficiently speak, read and write the English language.
∙ Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance.
∙ Read, sort, check, count and verify numbers.
∙ Detects problems and reports information to appropriate personnel.
∙ Lift and manipulate heavy objects and equipment up to 65 pounds.
∙ Accurately enter data into an inventory management system.
∙ Possess sufficient personal mobility, stamina and flexibility for bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting and moving objects; stand and walk continuously throughout an eight hour shift; stretching, finger dexterity and visual acuity.
∙ Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
∙ Work safely with lasers and microscopic, optical and electrical systems.
∙ Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
The work environment requires moderate physical activity and may require moving and lifting heavy equipment. Physical risks including exposure to class 3b & 4 lasers, electrical systems and operating dangerous equipment. May be exposed to unusual elements such as hazardous chemicals, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises. Use of personal protective equipment is required to prevent exposure to hazards.
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