Logistics Coordinator

Company Name Taylor Farms
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Job Type Full-time


Purpose of Role:

The Coordinator will be required to ensure that the merchandise which is being processed in or out is done so in a proper manner. They will maintain records and handle the paperwork associated with the duties associated with the department. Along with the department Supervisor they will create a plan of attack for the day that will ensure that the days work will be completed in a timely manner.

Role Requirements:

  • You are signatory authority and responsible for managing all important documents such as advanced shipping notice, pick slips, bills of lading, and other logistics related documents.
  • Work in collaboration with other departmental managers to ensure a free-flowing process.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the work flow within the office environment to ensure proper procedures are being followed.
  • Has responsibilities for continuous improvement of quality and food safety.
  • Be trained for Quality and Food Safety
  • Assist in product trace back and recalls.
  • Scheduling accurate and on time departures of loads.
  • Coordinating and communicating inbound/outbound cross docking operations.
  • Tracks carrier performance and manages day to day relationship.
  • Participate in efforts to increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Maintain communications with Shipping Lead and Supervisor.
  • Ensure proper training and performance of new hires within the same role.
  • Effectively maintain working relationships with other departments within Taylor Farms.
  • Ensure paperwork is processed correctly, accurately and efficiently.
  • Ensure counting procedures are being followed by logistics staff.
  • Is a partner in achieving and maintaining KPI’s for the department.
  • Shipping Supervisor will assume role responsibilities in case of absence.

 Work Experience and Qualifications Expected:

  • Previous food service experience preferred, but not required
  • Previous experience in warehouse inventory management system, but not required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook required
  • Excellent mathematical skills with attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and initiative to follow through on daily assignments
  • Excellent communication and team building skills
  • English and/or Spanish, oral and written, communication skills are required
  • Proficiency in MS office suite required

To apply: please send resume to zberrios@taylorfarms.com