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Logistics Specialist

Company: Stella-Jones Inc.
Location: Eugene
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Stella-Jones is North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy, we manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent.Stella-Jones recruits team members who embody our core values and desire an environment where growth is inspired, dedication is recognized, and achievement is rewarded. Our ever-expanding footprint provides a great prospect for career advancement as we seek to develop our emerging leaders.__________________________________________________________________________________________________We are seeking a Logistics Specialist for our Eugene, OR operations. This role develops and implements least-cost strategy for transportation and distribution of finished and unfinished products within the organization and customer market by performing the following duties:Principal Responsibilities:* Secures transportation availability for all logistical needs.* Supports transportation functions during emergency situations.* Follows standardized processes while performing dispatch duties for assigned locations.* Works with logistics team members to coordinate asset sharing and identify efficiencies.* Maintain rate databases and assist sales with quotes.* Develops working relationships with current and new carriers; understands and identifies advantages by engaging carrier strengths.* Reviews third party performance and carrier sourcing.* Facilitates communication between sales, customers and carriers as needed for successful, timely deliveries.* Participates in business development and special projects.* Contributes to company transportation decisions; exploits cost-savings opportunities for transportation and logistics.* Participates and contributes to company safety program.* Performs other related duties as assigned.Qualifications:* Education: Bachelor's degree preferred* Experience: 4 years relevant experienceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:* Effective interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written.* Ability to work with carriers, customers service staff, drivers and vendors on daily basis.* Ability to work as a team member under time constraints and conflicting priorities.* 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 speak effectively and respond to groups of managers, clients, customers, and team members.* Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.* To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of email, spreadsheet software, database software, word processing software, and presentation software.#STELLAUSSO1Employee Benefits:As a Stella-Jones employee, you will have access to excellent benefits and incentives including:* The security of working for a company designated as an essential workplace* Comprehensive total benefits package with 3 medical plans to choose from* Several company-paid benefits including:* Dental and Vision coverage* Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) policies* Long-Term Disability Coverage* Access to a robust employee assistance program* Competitive compensation* Annual bonus program opportunity* 401(k) savings plan with generous Company match (150% on the first 4% deferred)* 2 weeks paid vacation and 9 holidays* Career advancement opportunities* Ability to purchase Company stockEqual Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledNote for Indeed Applicants - At this time, we are unable to accept an indeed resume. To ensure we have your most up-to-date information, please upload a pdf or word version of your resume during the application process.Other details* Job Family Transportation* Pay Type HourlyApply Now* Eugene, OR, USA

Keywords: Stella-Jones Inc., Eugene , Logistics Specialist, Professions , Eugene, Oregon

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