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Transportation Specialist

Company: Hearth & Home Technologies
Location: Red Wing
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Every professional wants to work for an industry leader. Now is your chance as Hearth & Home Technologies has an opening for a -Transportation Specialist -I role in Lake City, MN.The Transportation Specialist I will be responsible for the following:

  • Handle the day-to-day activities related to transportation and freight optimization for all HHT's RDCs, factories, and customers to ensure an optimum balance between carrier value, performance and quality to ensure excellent customer service
  • Support strategic relationships with carrier suppliers and third party providers researching favorable freight rates, resolve discrepancies/damage claims, and ensure quality service.
  • Coordinate the company's dedicated fleet and daily load planning process with our third party provider for all RDC locations
  • Engage in Rapid Continuous Improvement efforts eliminating waste throughout the transportation network with an emphasis on enhancing the transportation network through bench marking industry technologies to improve quality, delivery, cost, and safety to maintain a strategic advantage of the transportation network
  • Adhere to safety rules and regulations and all quality standardsTo be successful, you'll portray the following skills and abilities:
    • Broad understanding of transportation provider services, supplier management, and in-depth industry knowledge
    • Customer service and sales aptitude, excellent communicator
    • Effectively collaborate with all levels and functional areas within our company
    • Problem solving
    • Work independently and multi-task
    • Adapt to continuous improvement driven change with a positive attitude -Required Education and Experience:
      • 1-2 years of experience in transportation/logistics and cost management programs with emphasis on supply chain; or equivalent combination of education and experience -Preferred Qualifications -
        • Bachelor degree in logistics, business, engineering or related field
        • Hazmat, NAFTA, NMFC Codes, DOT Regulations, Incoterms, SOLAS
        • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
        • Working knowledge of ROI (Manage 2000), Adaytum and CognosA career at Hearth & Home Technologies puts you in the position of working with the most popular brands in the industry and having an impact on a product that people love. The hearth is the center of the home and family life.

Keywords: Hearth & Home Technologies, Minneapolis , Transportation Specialist, Professions , Red Wing, Minnesota

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