Import Logistics Specialist

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Summary of Responsibilities:

Logistics Import Coordinator position would have the daily responsibility to work with Lubrizol’s Import Compliance team and external carriers to ensure timely delivery of inbound shipments and improve Lubrizol’s import logistics reliability


Essential Job Functions:

  • Setup process and procedures for inbound logistic operations.
  • Work with various internal and external partners to ensure full release of cargo (Customs release, freight release, etc.) and timely delivery to final destinations for all Lubrizol US Import shipments
  • Monitor Lubrizol shipments for arrival and ensure nothing is left sitting at U.S. ports or storage yards.
  • Lead with dray carrier’s performance and identify areas for improvement and drive actions to accelerate the material movement to reduce cycle time.
  • Assist with selection of core dray carriers.
  • Provide monthly operations metrics on import logistics activities. 
  • Responsible for reducing detention Lubrizol import shipments and auditing of charges.
  • Lead carrier service and issue resolution. 


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics/Supply Chain, or other related fields; extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of Logistics operations/procurement experience. 
  • Prior experience managing carriers and warehouses
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail, ability to prioritize, organize, and follow through is critical
  • Must possess superior interpersonal skills and professionalism. This position will interface with internal team members and external customer and business partners on a regular basis.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs
  • Enthusiastic, diplomatic, and possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills


Considered a plus:

  • Degree in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • SAP/S4 experience  
  • Experience specific to production scheduling, and the transportation industry.



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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