Administrative Support Job In Columbian Logistics Network


The administrative support position is responsible for the clerical duties necessary in shipping and receiving operations which can include: phone calls, emails, processing paperwork and filing. To maintain positive customer relationships and handle customer issues with speed and professionalism. Knowledge of several computer software applications including, but not limited to; MAVES, SAP, AX, Word, Excel and Yardview trailer tracker, is critical to data entry, keeping the flow of material moving efficiently in and out of the warehouse and trouble shooting customer related problems. Coordinating truck placement with drivers and providing accurate paperwork to forklift operators to coordinate material movement. Support personnel must be able and willing to help out where necessary to prevent warehouse issues.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Answer and direct phone calls • Communicate clearly with other facilities • Manage email flow • Manage appointment schedule- manage inbound loads, verify appointments for proper delivery address and products • May need to coordinate trailer offloads so product is received in a timely fashion to meet deadlines • Check in and out over the road drivers and shuttle drivers, verify paperwork is accurate • Receive and ship loads at the customers direction • Reject trailers • Dispatch carriers • Data entry • May need to complete switch list • Seal trailers • Complete bill of lading’s (BOL) for outbound material • Process receipts • Respond to customer inquiries • Proactively provide information to customers when issues occur • Process, sort and distribute inbound and outbound paperwork • Create orders • Create spreadsheets • Keep proper record of process over the road shipments • Photocopy, scan, file and or fax documents • Knowledge of applicable software: Maves, SAP, Yardview, AX, Excel, Word • Assist forklift operator by making labels, re22’s, and getting scan numbers • Complete receipt processing • Follow up with late appointments and problem solve • Prepare for audits • Move small boxed materials delivered by a LTL carrier, that do not require a dock door, inside the gated area. • Check materials and labels if they do not match the BOL’s • Scrap reports • Trouble shoot product issues, inventory discrepancies and computer issues • General office cleaning of desk, refrigerator, organizing paper placement in office • Handle miscellaneous issues as they occur • Follow all safety and security procedures • Morale booster and team player All employees have a responsibility to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action. All employees have a responsibility to act in a safe manner; all accidents or incidents must be reported to management immediately. Other duties as assigned by management.

Other Skills and Abilities

The ability to multi task in a fast paced environment effectively. Efficiency with all computer systems is critical. Other important skills include: The ability to communicate in a positive and professional manner Problem solving skills Detail oriented Positive attitude Qualifications and Education A high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Logistics, shipping and receiving, customer service orientation Successfully complete the food safety training Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities of this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to fumes and airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. General warehouse noise includes movement of working forklifts. Noise can also be generated from phones and copiers. Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Collects and researches data Identify and resolves problems in a timely manner Manages difficult customer situations Focuses on solving conflicts Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Displays willingness to make decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Completes work in timely manner. Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe condition. Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Is consistently at work and on time; Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed. Generates suggestions for improving work.
Advertised until: 2019-02-04