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Traffic Coordinator - Red Bank, NJ

Location: 

Red Bank, NJ, US, 07701

Company:  Anchor Concrete

 

Job ID:  148917

 

Anchor, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.   

 

Summary

 

The Traffic Coordinator / Scheduler is responsible for scheduling/routing fleet and hired haul shipments for manufacturing plants & distribution yards in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. They will seek to optimize efficiency of shipments by effectively utilizing equipment through planning backhaul loads and maximizing drivers' hours of service.

 

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

 

  • Review open orders and delivery windows to prioritize scheduling of fleet and hired carriers
  • Coordinate regional shipment requests from multiple manufacturing locations to optimize routing
  • Maintain shipping information using Oracle Transportation Management software including carrier assignment, rating accuracy, scheduling, and equipment requirements
  • Serve as the carrier point of contact, locating capacity to meet variable shipping volumes, negotiating spot rates, communicating delivery instructions to carriers, and ensuring proper insurance and safety requirements are met
  • Review carrier accounts to identify issues and file claims for damage or missing product
  • Communicate delivery schedules to customers and prepare associated shipping documents as required 
  • Coordinate with production, customer service, and sales team to expedite and trace shipments
  • Audit and maintain carrier records in compliance with company agreement & insurance standards
  • Source additional carriers and negotiate spot rates as needed

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily accomplish each essential duty.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • Minimum two year degree in business or related field or equivalent in experience, training or education
  • Logistics experience with working knowledge of DOT regulations and scheduling of internal fleet equipment
  • Strong language, mathematical, and computer skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills

 

Physical Environment
 

  • Generally works in an office environment but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

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

 

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.

 

Anchor, a CRH company, 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 family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Mar 05, 2019


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