• Logistics Coordinator

    Job Locations US-PA-Ft. Washington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/26/2018 6:02 PM)
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  • Overview

    PetroChoice, a leading distributor of lubricants, oils, fluids, and greases is currently recruiting a Logistics Coordinator for our Ft. Washington, PA corporate office.  Our history is marked by consistent growth and expansion, which has significantly widened our scope of experience and capabilities as a lubricant distributor. Our mission is to provide lubrication solutions that create value for our customers. We will realize this mission through our commitment to our employees as well as to the highest standards of service, quality, integrity, and safety.


    The Logistics Coordinator will plan and manage outbound and inbound logistics with common carriers, and the company's fleet, across a multi-modal transportation program. The Logistics Coordinator is primarily responsible for ensuring freight is transported according to schedule and within company policy. This position serves as key link between Inventory Buyers, Branch Operations and Suppliers.


    The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Transportation industry knowledge and experience with a TMS is strongly preferred.


    We offer a competitive starting salary; a comprehensive benefit package, including medical/dental/vision, 401K plan; paid time off; company paid long term disability and company paid life insurance.





    • Utilizes Transportation Management System to facilitate material movement, planning, and scheduling.
    • Aids in the optimization of company fleet and drivers to maximize efficiency of company owned vehicles.
    • Schedules, directs, and resolves activities related to dispatching, routing, or tracking transportation vehicles to ensure scheduled pickup and delivery.
    • Communicates schedule information and planning to venders, branch operations carriers and drivers.
    • Ensures carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for material movement.
    • Participate in work teams, including ones where contributions are made to the refinement of procedures and company policies.
    • Maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) for all department activity.
    • Investigates root causes and work with cross-functional areas to provide recommendations for logistic operations improvement.
    • Monitor and maintain existing Logistics and Transportation network while working with the Logistics Director on efficiencies to drive improved service and reduced cost.
    • Maintain Freight Claims
    • File Management of contracts, leases, insurance certificates, and other documents that pertain to transportation and logistics.



    • Responsible for interpretation and application of company policies, programs and Mission/Vision/Values.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent problem solving and reasoning skills are critical.
    • Time management/prioritization and follow-up skills.
    • Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations

    Performance Meaurements:

    • On Time Pick Up / On Time Delivery
    • Driver Overtime
    • Daily volume per company truck
    • Organization/Orderliness
    • Accuracy
    • Communication
    • Courtesy and Professionalism
    • Flexibility


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    High School Graduate


    1-2 Years of Industry related experience in supply chain, logistics, and/or transportation experience preferred.


    Language Ability:

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.


    Math Ability:

    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of geometry and algebra. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should be fluent in the use of computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other report writing and project planning software. Experience working in an ERP environment is desirable. Experience with Roadnet is preferred.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy.


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The employee must be able to lift and /or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is mostly required to sit; occasionally required to stand or walk.






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