The Import Logistics Coordinator I (ILC) requires a detail-oriented self-motivated team player able to work across department lines, providing best in class service to our internal and external customer base. The ILC works independently within broad guidelines, functions effectively under constant time constraints and has the ability to work on a number of initiatives simultaneously.

The ILC monitors and coordinates daily activity of imported ocean containers into their assigned port(s), troubleshoots problem shipments, formulates solutions and notifies appropriate stakeholders. This includes managing relationships with drayage companies to avoid demurrage fees, and recommending processes and concepts to improve efficiencies, cost savings and profitability. The ILC coordinates domestic shipments with truck carriers throughout the country, to ensure product is picked up and delivered in a timely manner. Follows up on status of loads once scheduled and updates internal sales and purchasing groups of any issues that may affect the customer requirements. The ILC is responsible for gathering relevant shipping and receiving information from the various carriers and warehouses, as well as the accuracy of completeness of this information entered into the system.

  • Provides day-to-day communications with plants and integrates supplier and sales team needs. Maintains shipping schedules; master contracts; and programs at risk of non-fulfillment. Develops and maintains excellent relationships with suppliers. Promotes supply driven opportunities. Evaluates potential supply options, price negotiations, awards and manages contracts. Plans and manages programs by commodity. Develops and implements supply strategic planning initiatives, trains, manages and develops supply management staff.

The Global Sourcing Manager conducts continuous strategic communication with suppliers and integrates supplier and sales team needs. Plans and manages programs by commodity. Utilizes industry knowledge and acquired contacts to develop sustainable sourcing relationships to support company growth, via Supply and Sales Driven Opportunities.Evaluates potential supply options, price negotiation, awards and manages contracts.Develops and implements supply strategic planning initiatives.