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Logistics Assistant (Farmington Hills, MI)

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Michigan Paving and Materials


Job ID:  150753

 
Cadillac Asphalt, a vertically integrated CRH Americas Materials Company, joint venture company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting www.cadillacasphalt.com or our parent company at www.crhamericas.com.
 

Position Overview

This position will assist in the management of the transportation needs within the organization. Persons in this role will be responsible for various clerical needs to efficiently and accurately complete the department’s processes. Primary responsibilities will include the collection and input of required data into a series of transportation software’s.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Create, Review, and submit time tickets daily
  • Prepare and publish orders in transportation software
  • Assist with clerical data inputs
  • Review and verify construction schedule for accurate and complete information
  • Create and/or maintain various data logs and sheets
  • Assist with trucking schedule as needed
  • Assist with Central Order Desk calls

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Safety First approach to duties
  • Develop professional relationships with necessary party’s
  • Continuous improvement with information technology systems
  • Collaborate with other companies
  • Other duties related to transportation may be assigned as needed

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer Experience:
    • MS Office Suite 2016 or newer
    • Capable of learning and utilizing transportation software
  • Knowledge of general accounting practices
  • Familiarity with road construction

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Action Oriented
    • Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
  • Customer Focus
    • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements the customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Informing
    • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.
  • Listening
    • Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.
  • Peer Relationships
    • Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.
  • Time Management
    • Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be considered.

  • Work may be performed in an office setting and outside on a job site. Physical requirements include sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, twisting
  • Majority of the work is conducted in an office setting. May also be required to go to another division or off-site meeting.

 

Work Environment

  • This position will work the majority of the time in an office setting but may also on limited occasions work outdoors on a job site and in a plant.  Work environment will vary depending on job task.

 

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Cadillac Asphalt is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  May 18, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Logistics, Clerical, Operations, Administrative