The Distribution Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all DC activities including order fulfillment, receiving, shipping, local transportation. Has excellent problem solving skills and the ability to handle high pressure situations calmly and collectively, as well as an open mind in seeking opportunities to improve operations.
Responsibilities and Duties
Plan, schedule and coordinate inbound/outbound shipments with internal and external customers/vendors.
Manage efficient order distribution to warehouse teams.
Submit Port-drivers information timely and accurately.
Prepare and maintain necessary distribution documentations for drivers.
Work proactively with Vendors and Purchasing when inbound deliveries are not scheduled or are delayed.
Work collectively with warehousing and purchasing to prevent order shortages.
Provide visibility to internal and external customers of order/delivery status.
Address customer inquiries regarding shipment status/ETA.
Prepare packing lists.
Requires 3 years experience in the area of distribution/logistics.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer orders, inventory reports, operating procedures to ensure documents are audited and accurate. Ability to generate reports and business correspondence.
Strong computer skills with intermediate experience with word processing, spreadsheet applications and inventory control software programs (WMS).
Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Bilingual in English and Spanish speaking, reading and writing.
Need to have excellent people skills.
Must be highly organized and efficient.
Willingness to learn company products.
Willing to work weekends and overtime.