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Freight Specialist

Job in Offaly - Ireland
Other locations: Location: Offaly, Republic of Ireland
Posted by FRS Recruitment
Full Time position (Ref. #26807LG)
Listed on 2019-09-28
Job specializations:
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
    Import Export, Logistics Manager, Shipping, Supply Chain
Job Description & How to Apply Below
We are currently recruiting for a Freight Specialist for a global business based in Co Offaly. This is a full time, permanent role. The successful candidate will support all areas within the freight department including:
* Liaising with carriers, work closely with customer service teams and site logistics staff. Data entry, auditing invoices, maintaining databases and reporting and coordinating claim processing through settlement.You will be responsible for supporting Freight's Lean initiatives and maintaining critical data used in our analysis.
* Coordinating the handling of complaints, settling disputes, and supporting the resolution of transportation service and cost grievances and conflicts.
* The successful candidate must be customer focused, detail orientated and takes pride in quality work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Provide routing support to sites and internal departments
* Liaise with Freight suppliers for booking, tracking and POD
* Maintain information flow to Customer Service Teams and sites on Shipping Issues.
* Update and maintain weekly freight audit files
* Provide maintenance of freight metrics and performance databases
* Improve and adapt procedures / documents / processes where needed to be succinct
* Audit, review and processing of manual invoices
* Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form
* Processing claims, complaints, carrier reimbursements and credits
* Coordinate Lean project reporting and updates
* Obtaining, reviewing and providing online reports, invoices and data
* Coordinating ship site non-compliance reports and follow up
* Maintain regular contact with Logistics personnel in all offices
* Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members and cross functionally
* Performs other related duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE:
* 2 - 4 years Minimum transportation or logistics experience
* Customer satisfaction focused
* Familiarity with transportation rating software and online reporting tools preferred
* Ability to compile, organize, analyze and present data and relate findings to business objectives
* Solid business acumen and effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
* Able to execute multiple tasks within tight timelines
* Adaptable to change within a fast paced, matrix environment
* Strong in all aspects of MS Office Professional, advanced level skills in MS Excel and strong acuity in MS PowerPoint, One Note and Access
* European Languages an advantage
* Attention to detail and quality
* Hazmat Experience an advantage
* Experience with Life Sciences or High-Value commodities an advantage
* Dealing with Freight Forwarders and International Parcel carriers
* Logistics and/or Shipping Qualification
* Oracle preferred

To Apply:Send CV through the attached link

Phone calls to Louise 086 4670069
Position Requirements
Bachelor
Contact Information
Contact Name: FRS Recruitment
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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