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Traffic Coordinator - Farmingdale, NJ

Company: Oldcastle
Location: Farmingdale
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 457360

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry's well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

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 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

          CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

          If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

          Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

          EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

          Date Posted: Sep 15, 2022

          Nearest Major Market: New Jersey
          Job Segment: Outside Sales, Database, Oracle, Sales, Technology

Keywords: Oldcastle, Brick , Traffic Coordinator - Farmingdale, NJ, Other , Farmingdale, New Jersey

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