Logistics-Transportation Admin I in Carlsbad CA

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Glanbia Nutritionals
Logistics-Transportation Admin I
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Carlsbad CA
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Job Types:
Administrative Assistant, Transportation Analyst/Mgr.

Job Summary

Manage all shipments from Dry Premix Production locations in Carlsbad, CA & Springfield, MO. In addition, comply with all guidelines of budgeted freight spend & proper business ethics. Identify and accomplish cost savings initiatives and support Logistics manager in all shipping orders to customers.

Essential Functions

  • Manage all freight (Outbound Customer Orders & 3PL Inbound shipments) from Premix production plants in Carlsbad, CA and Springfield, MO locations.
  • Responsible for scheduling a high volume amount of shipments daily, in an effective manner up to 4million in freight spend annually
  • Woking Knowledge of Hazmat (DOT, IATA) & NMFC Classification to proper fill out Documents and TMS Procedures
  • Work closely with Customer service, Planning and Warehouses teams to manage orders to meet their requirements and ‘must by’ delivery dates
  • Work closely with freight vendors to help Logistics Manager establish clear expectations and develop/maintain carrier score cards and performance metrics
  • Manage TMS (Transportation Management System) flow of transactions on Tender Acceptance, Track and Trace & Carrier Freight Pay activities within the GNNA Premix model
  • Perform/Develop KPI’s and complete data analysis to build reports weekly/monthly to illustrate trends or opportunities for improvement
  • Utilize SAP for all aspects of load scheduling, load completion & Invoice Reconciliation
  • Manage the Premix Freight accrual process and develop KPI’s to highlight value added business on all PPA (pre-paid and add) orders.
  • Maintain logistics master data in an accurate and timely manner with the TMS and report to Logistics Manager on gaps in data or communication with system based software
  • Provide Monthly Freight reconciliation to Finance and Accounting as requested to establish landed cost activities
  • Provide backup and support to team members in the transportation planning function as needed
  • Stay current with transportation industry (local, national and international) trends, issues, government policies, etc.
  • Manage all TMS DTO (Freight Pay & Audit) processing and provide weekly reporting to team members
  • Help Develop/Maintain all training manuals for team members with the logistics team and provide department trainings as requested by Logistics Manager
  • Serve as back up to the Transplace (TMS) super user for GNNA Business Profiles and provide feedback to the teams and vendors as needed.
  • All other task’s as assigned


  • Bachelor&##39;s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or a minimum of three to five years transportation planning experience (managing $5+ million freight spend); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to provide direction to suppliers and hold the suppliers accountable for performance.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from internal and external customers and other third parties, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Firm Ability Negotiate rates with vendors and recommend vendors for contracts.
  • Self-directed and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively present information to management
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Hazmat Certified (Plus)
  • 3-5Years Experience with LTL Management and NMFC Reporting & Negotiating
  • Expert in MS Excel Functionality and reporting skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and demonstrate professionalism & excellent work ethic.

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