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Traffic Coordinator / Scheduler

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Date: Jan 6, 2021

Location: Midland, MI, US, 48642

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

CPI Fluid Engineering, a division of The Lubrizol Corporation, is a world leader in synthetic compressor lubricants. CPI connects the best of both worlds – the production capabilities and technical resources of major equipment and lubricant manufacturers with the flexibility and responsiveness of a service-oriented organization. Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.  Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

Title: Traffic Coordinator/Schedulder

 

Department: Lubrizol Additives, Industrial

 

Reports to: Shipping & Recieving Supervisor

 

The purpose of the position of US Traffic Coordinator is managing outbound shipments to customers and warehouses, both domestically and internationally.  Traffic Coordinator will handle creation of delivery notes, shipping labels, bills of lading and other shipping documentation required.  She/he will support needs of the department and complete all tasks within a timely, accurate manner and within compliance with the RCMS, ISO 9001 and all standard operating procedures.  She/he will communicate with and support other departments within the organization as needed.

 

Responsibilities

  • Understand and comply with all applicable internal CPI /Lubrizol and external health, safety, security, and environmental policies.
  • Knowledge of SAP, as well as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Follow established procedures as described in ISO-9001 and RC-140001
  • Communicate with internal and external customers and carriers, as well as co-workers, on a regular basis.
  • Maintain filing system; work with records retention coordinator yearly to box up and/or dispose of necessary files
  • Organize work to meet multiple tasks
  • Back up other department members as needed; additionally, train new members of department as necessary.
  • Knowledge of transportation regulations including hazardous material contacts.
  • Create deliveries; work closely with CSR and shipping/receiving to maintain open communication and accurate information in SAP
  • Prepare pick ticket and shipping documents, including shipping labels
  • Preparation of transport documents; review for accuracy and completeness
  • Schedule transportation of outgoing shipments
  • Record & monitor late shipments within SAP S4 HANA (a future SAP capability)
  • Work with Export Transportation Module (TM) specialists (Supply Planing & CSR) for booking export shipments
  • Promptly PGI all shipments with correct data
  • Ensure shipping documentation is gathered, stamped, sent to customers, etc. prior to filing.
  • Understand and use customer portals as required by customers for shipment

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Associates degree preferred, or High school graduate with commensurate work experiene
      • Knowledge and working proficiency in SAP preferred
      • Experience interacting with other functional areas of an organization including: customer service, supply chain, plant/warehouse personnel, suppliers & customers.
  • Possess ability to analyze data and related information.
  • Flexible and able to prioritize
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize tasks and meet required deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented.

 

Decision Making

  • The principal role of the US Traffic Coordinator at CPI is to handle outbound shipments and all required documentation. 
  • She/he adapts to changing circumstances and requires multi-tasking abilities to adjust efficiently to the request of a higher priority issue. 

 

Behaviors

  • Role model for behaviors defined in the Competency model that include:
    • Good leadership qualities, takes initiative and has a “can-do” attitude.
    • Able to function in a team environment, working well with others.
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills (oral/written)
    • Must possess solid work ethic (self-starter and highly motivated).
    • Excellent positive professional demeanor
  • Comfortable with a collaborate & fast moving manufacturing plant pace
  • Comfortable with attention-to-detail in a fast paced shipping/receiving environment

 

Working Conditions

  • Primarily office based computer work with frequent interaction with shipping team
  • Requires use of appropriate PPE, Personal Protective Equipment, to fulfill safety requirements.
  • Willing to work overtime, if needed.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends if needed

Midland, Michigan offers a great quality of life with a mix of small-town America character blended with big-city opportunities.  Our residents enjoy artistic, cultural and recreational opportunities fit for communities many times our size – all with the convenience and charm of a county of 83,000 people.  There is so much more to see and experience right here in Midland County and we invite you to experience this great quality of life that Midland has to offer. 

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.


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