Senior Traffic Coordinator - Procurement
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department:||Procurement - 13242|
Essential Job Functions:
Represents traffic as an interface among, Project Procurement Manager, purchasing, expediting, project management, engineering, and project controls on traffic/transportation activities.
Under the guidance of the Traffic Manager participates in bidder development, RFQ's and bid analysis for transportation related services.
Under the guidance of the Traffic Manager, issues purchase orders to transportation service providers, and actively administers those purchase orders through to completion.
Updates and manages the transportation status in a complete, accurate, and timely manner. Takes preventative measures on discovered potential problems.
Reviews, evaluates, and audits the performance of all 3rd party logistics services provided for the Traffic Manager.
Implements procedures and contingency plans for equipment/material requiring premium transportation to meet jobsite delivery requirements.
Coordinates expediting and tracing activities with 3rd party logistics providers, carriers, shippers, or forwarders, as necessary.
Assists buyers during bidder evaluation for equipment/material on all transportation cost related issues.
Develops projects specific & purchase order specific shipping instructions.
Maintains the highest ethical and professional standards as established by the corporation.
Ensures that all departmental guidelines are followed.
Essential Job Functions Under Certain Circumstances
Coordinates shortage & damage claims, as applicable.
Assumes the duties of the Traffic Manager his/her absence.
Has functional relationship with Project Managers, Project Engineers, Project Controls, Field personnel and FW Shops.
5+ years project logistics experience including (preference shown to those with a international project freight forwarding background):
o Experience working with ocean carriers (LCL, FCL, BB, Part-Charters and Charters)
o Knowledge of Export packing requirements
o 3+ years managing office
o Export Compliance Trained
o Hazardous Materials Handling and Transportation Trained
o Knowledge of general Customs' import rules and regulations including HTS codes determination
o Working knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint
o Able to work independently and meet deadlines
- Other experience and training not required but preferred:
o Air cargo shipping
o Knowledge of Heavy Haul and Transportation of OD materials
o Working knowledge of international Letters of Credit (preferably)
o EXIM Back Financing compliance and reporting
o Knowledge of Arabic
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