Job Description

DaVinci Roofscapes, a division of Westlake Housing & Infrastructure Products has an opening for an Sr. Shipping Clerk in our Shipping Department

The schedule for this position is M-F 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Paid vacation and paid holidays beginning day one of employment
  • 5 Bonuses per year based on plant performance
  • 401(k) with company match up to 4%, plus an annual 2% contribution
  • Safety Shoes allowance
  • Prescription Safety Glasses allowance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance beginning day one of employment
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Basic Life Insurance (2x your salary)

SUMMARY:

This position is primarily responsible for coordinating all shipping/receiving of full trucks, Less Than Truck Load (LTL), and shipments for maintenance.  Also, assists in the purchasing for manufacturing by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Negotiates and coordinates with trucking companies to move our product.
  • Conducts employee training sessions on subjects such as hazardous material handling, employee orientation, quality improvement, or computer use
  • Develops criteria, application instructions, procedural manuals, or contracts for federal or state public transportation programs
  • Directs activities related to dispatching, routing, or tracking transportation vehicles
  • Directs procurement processes including equipment research and testing, vendor contracts, or requisitions approval
  • Prepares management recommendations, such as proposed fee and tariff increases or schedule changes
  • Dispatches shipments to motor carriers by following customer service requirements and carrier utilization plans to achieve performance and profit objectives
  • Monitors and ensures shipments are confirmed picked up and delivered as scheduled
  • Obtains, assesses and negotiates small package, Less Than Truck Load (LTL), Container Load (CL)/Less than Container Load (LCL) freight quotes via air, land and air as required to meet customer and internal production demands
  • Manages timing of deliveries, including but not limited to, daily tracking and tracing of shipments in transit from the vendor to company warehouse door
  • Manages and prepares shipments of bulk
  • Evaluates and reports performance, quality and pricing of freight vendors. Compiles and reports monthly, quarterly and annually as dictated by spending category to the Director of Purchasing
  • Develops and maintains company’s vendor shipping and routing data
  • Places purchase orders for supplies from requisitions provided by various departments, Safety, Maintenance, Production, etc. Assist in the management of supplies inventory

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel); Electronic Mail Software (Outlook).
  • 2 years of warehouse/shipping experience.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English is a plus)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Application Instructions

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