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Transportation Coordinator
Shearer's Foods
Job Location: Massillon, OH

Transportation Coordinator

Massillon, OH

Position Summary:

The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for managing, coordinating and improving the transportation network throughout the organization, domestically and internationally.

Essential Duties:

  • Engineer solutions cross-functionally to build inbound and outbound transportation capabilities
  • Drive operational excellence by establishing clear expectations, frequently reviewing performance and anticipating and preparing for unforeseen challenges, while providing solutions for business continuity
  • Accountable for leading best practices to the overall work process, analytics, delivery methods, service and sustainability
  • Conduct vendor Quarterly Business Reviews with key vendors
  • Monitoring and analyzing the current system of production or provision to check its effective, and working out a strategy for improving if necessary.
  • Act as process owner and serve as a super user for transportation management system with support and collaboration from the IT department
  • Drive business requirements and the architecture for leading technology platform supporting managed freight solutions
  • Develop standard operating procedures and enforce compliance
  • Develop and utilize service metrics to drive performance, improve efficiency, quality and member satisfaction
  • Plans, implements and monitors day-to-day transportation operations
  • Responsible for overall operations performance by setting direction for the Team through leadership

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Highly analytical approach to problem solving, leveraging expertise in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong negotiation skills; manages carrier bid process.
  • In depth knowledge of U.S. customs import law and clearance process
  • In depth knowledge of HAZMAT in relation to fragrance and cosmetics
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
  • A self-director who can manage their own timelines and set priorities.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to assess situations quickly and provide alternate solutions is key to success.
  • Ability to influence others and lead the business with vision and strategy.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Flexible and adaptable; priorities change frequently based on business demands, the ability to change direction quickly is critical.
  • Ability to develop new tools and processes to support Capacitys overall goals and objectives.


  • Bachelors degree in supply chain management or business preferred
  • 1-3 years experience in logistics, supply chain, or related field
  • Strong communication, problem solving, analytical, and customer service skills required
  • Intermediate Excel skills required

Shearers Snacks is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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