Specialist, Logistics Job Description

Specialist, Logistics Job Description

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Specialist, logistics provides deep expertise within their category area, with an intimate knowledge of the supply market, key dynamics & latest thinking within the field.

Specialist, Logistics Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective specialist, logistics job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included specialist, logistics job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use routing guides to secure capacity or request carrier rates as appropriate, ultimately completing the execution of the shipment
Determine support requirements for equipment, supply, personnel, safety and maintenance
Screen material to determine support requirements for equipment and identify supply sources to meet technical requirements
Design changes and other data to plan and develop logistic program activities
Communicates and coordinates the flow of material from our supplier to our customers
Anticipate, identify and resolve problems that may arise during execution
Utilize TMS-Transportation Management Software to rate, schedule, and route shipments
Effective cost management per contractual and/or budgetary guidelines
Work with BSA & MIS on logistics system refinement and improvement user trainings
Route items to their appropriate work areas

Specialist, Logistics Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist, Logistics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, IATA, CPIM, CMR, DOT, IMDG, CIQ, ILS, HAZMAT, CAM

Education for Specialist, Logistics

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the specialist, logistics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Management, Computer Science, Business, Supply Chain Management, Education, Engineering, Business/Administration, Technical, Associates, Industrial Engineering

Skills for Specialist, Logistics

Desired skills for specialist, logistics include:

Transportation industry
Shipping software
Key dynamics and latest thinking within the field
Supply market
P2P processes
SAP system
Freight industry and suppliers
Lean manufacturing principles

Desired experience for specialist, logistics includes:

Thorough knowledge of International customs laws and procedures strongly preferred
Experienced in the logistical planning and movement of heavy, over-dimensional equipment via all modes of transportation on a worldwide basis
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft business software
Adaptable interpersonal skills are essential to successful performance in a global multi-discipline organization and team structures
Effective written / oral / telephone / video-conferencing / email / Lync communications skills essential
Bachelor Degree in Business or Supply Chain discipline

Specialist, Logistics Examples


Specialist, Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a specialist, logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist, logistics
  • Evaluates customer support and/or field service commitments to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Contributes to logistics projects within Operations
  • Manage daily drop trailer program and maintain strong communications with our carrier base
  • Serves as backup for multiple roles within the office
  • Interact with management team, carriers and OE to resolve customer issues
  • Maintains good communication with all internal and external customers
  • Three (3) years of experience in logistics or shipping
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Engineering
  • Responsible in building and updating customs clearance process for import and export and coordinating with customs brokerage LSP in checking necessary documents for customs clearance of all import shipments complying with customs regulations, working with cross functions such as finance to have the shipments cleared as planned
  • Responsible to solve any issue relating to customs clearance formalities and to escalate the issue to her/his line manager if there is any potential risk exposing
Qualifications for specialist, logistics
  • Flexible, adaptable and mobile
  • Requires higher education or specialized training/certification or equivalent experience
  • Computer literacy in Outlook, Excel and other PC applications
  • Experience with the CAS Mainframe/JDE inventory control system
  • Knowledge of FDA, EPA, OSHA and DOT systems
  • Coaching/mentoring/feedback experience

Specialist, Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, logistics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist, logistics
  • Assist with the MGSE proof loading process
  • Assist with the equipment calibration (electrical and mechanical) processes
  • Assist with hardware and equipment organization and storage at the HEC and the MAB
  • Plan inbound and outbound freight
  • Coordinate the transportation of freight with warehouse personnel and various transportation companies
  • Evaluate customer purchase orders and conduct load planning for each large order
  • Assist in scheduling inbound freight with the receiving department
  • Track outbound freight and reporting the status of specified orders daily
  • Enters shipment information into LT’s system as required
  • Collect and compile data and prepare standard and customized reports for Logistics 3pl analytics and Logistics Distribution Planners
Qualifications for specialist, logistics
  • Customer logistics complaint resolution
  • Management of material records
  • Managing carrier partnerships at the local level
  • Order regulalory compliance
  • Transfers Stock Order Replenishments to warehouses
  • Outbound finished product shipment scheduling (domestic and export)

Specialist, Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, logistics. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialist, logistics
  • Present deduction findings monthly/quarterly to cross functional groups within logistics and sales
  • Utilize customer portals/websites for receiving detail
  • Create reports and do projects as requested
  • Perform customer returns internal technician returns
  • Liaisoning with US CBP
  • Identify all relevant SHE and security aspects
  • Manage or participate in special projects as required
  • Provides basic logistical data to individuals within the company
  • When requested, provides basic or simple rate quote quotes
  • Communicates changes and resolves daily logistical issues with transportation service providers
Qualifications for specialist, logistics
  • Contract releasing of purchase orders to approved suppliers for raw materials
  • Management of raw materials inventories including overage materials
  • Coordinating and distributing raw material receipt schedules
  • Site coordination with Procurement
  • Resoling site invoicing issues (VIM)
  • Reporting NPR savings from 4 NAR sites

Specialist, Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a specialist, logistics. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialist, logistics
  • Route shipments using approved carriers utilizing small package, less-than-truckload, truckload, ocean containers and airfreight
  • Drive information sharing with other regions regarding transportation solutions
  • Lead efforts to reduce transportation costs
  • Track shipments, provide Proof Of Deliveries for invoice reconciliation
  • Ensure timely submission of customs documents to facilitate fast and accurate international deliveries
  • Continually review and implement simplification procedures and tools to streamline Logistics process
  • Provide support, training and guidance to shipping team
  • Gather, analyze and maintain a set of relevant Key Performance Indicators
  • Filing and follow-up on freight claims
  • Participate in Logistics projects as needed
Qualifications for specialist, logistics
  • Proficiency in MS Excel/PPTInventory Planning/Control
  • Previous Logsitics experience a plus
  • Experience with prior WMS or Logsitics solutions a plus
  • Knowledge of different airlines and local airports
  • Inter-personnel skill
  • Assisting Truckers with picking up, returning of empty and full equipment via the telephone

Specialist, Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist, logistics. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for specialist, logistics
  • Oversee and manage daily supply chain activities for International markets
  • Work with Quality Assurance to promote and maintain GxP compliance throughout the logistics network within the scope of the Logistics Team
  • Drive efficiency in working with Logistics Providers/Partners
  • Analyses all material systems and strives to improve
  • Responsible for supplying the empty multi use packaging from customer to distribution center and from distribution center to plant locations
  • Responsible of entering data in customer portals in order to request the necessary quantities and types needed for production
  • Responsible of entering data in customer portals for the available multi use packaging on site periodically
  • Deliver business sales, contribution margin, develop proposals
  • Initial input of equipment tracking data
  • Produce balanced production plans
Qualifications for specialist, logistics
  • Apprenticeship as a logistic specialist or comparable apprenticeship
  • Regularly walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • 1 year of Logistics background
  • Team cooperation - maintain positive, cooperative attitude with all employees and all customers
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and Outlook
  • Fluent in English and local primary language (written and oral)

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