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Logistics & Shipping Specialist


This is a Full-time position in Pittsburgh, PA posted March 4, 2021.

Logistics/Shipping Specialist Forms+Surfaces is a leading designer and manufacturer of architectural and site products used in high-profile commercial and public projects around the world.

With approximately 650 employees both local and international, our team of talented professionals and craftsmen spans numerous disciplines: design, engineering, manufacturing, sales, sustainability, and client support.

Summary: Works with the overall supply chain and manufacturing team to solidify Logistics strategic position in the supply chain.

Recommend and implement cost-saving measures and value-added distribution processes.

Creates a cross-functional relationship with procurement, sales, and warehouse personnel to maintain customer-required service levels.

The Logistics Specialist will have an exciting mix of operational responsibilities, and be tasked with working in the company’s Distribution, Operations, Logistics, Transportation, and Planning functions.

Responsibilities * Control and manage the expectations of both internal and external customers.* Coordinate and control the movement of international and domestic goods.* Meet with Key Managers monthly or as needed to forecast the growth and needs of the customer base.* Analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements.

Demand and drive efficiencies in our processes and transactions with our Logistics personnel as well as our 3rd party providers.* Engage in tasks related to sourcing, order preparation, and fulfillment.

Responsible for all inbound and outbound Logistics.* Act as a key liaison with customers, shipping firms, and suppliers concerning material/product flows.

Experience with both domestic and international logistics processes, requirements, and paperwork.

Skills * Possess strong analytical troubleshooting and problem resolution/solving skills.* Adept time management skills and the ability to prioritize and process multiple tasks as required.* Ability to develop clear and up-to-date procedural documents.

* Excellent communication and customer service skills.* Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.

Experienced using SAP software preferred.

Qualifications * Preferable bachelor’s degree in Logistics or equivalent combination of education and experience.* 5-7+ years’ experience in logistics, shipping/receiving, materials sourcing, including international and domestic experience.* Experience working with the U.S.

Government Agencies (FDA, U.S.

Customs)* Experience working within a team environment (internal/external collaboration).* Business focused on quality customer service.

As we grow so does our need for skilled professionals who share our passion for design, innovation, and the importance of beautiful public spaces.

* We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, outstanding growth potential, professional training, and a creative, collaborative teamwork environment.* Visit our web site at to learn more* The position is based in our Pittsburgh, PA location.

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