Logistics Controller in Farmington Hills, MI at Volt

Date Posted: 8/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you looking for a supporting role in Supply Chain and Logistics?  

Do you want to work for a global technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers?

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a gifted and talented Logistics Controller for our client in the Farmington Hills, MI area.  

JOB DUTIES:
• Track, trace, coordinate and communicate Transportation Status to support customer production needs 
• Arrange, coordinate and distribute Return Material Authorizations on behalf of the factories, Warehouses, Buyers and Inventory Analysts
• Support limited travel as needed to Warehouses, Factories, PTC or other to facilitate process improvements/cost savings/transportation & logistics discussions 
• Develop and provide ad hoc reporting in support of Transportation / Inventory needs 
• Identifies shortages based on current inventory and forecasts to take appropriate action to ensure product on specific shipments are tracked with our 3rd part logistics provider to ensure product arrives as required to meet Customer shipments. 
• Prioritizes receiving schedule with warehouse so customer requirements can be met. 
• Identifies process improvements related to current or potential procedures. Once identified, works to put action plans together and brings ideas to fruition. 
• Monitors factory confirmations and shipments. Reviews factory monitor, and in-transit reports to ensure data integrity. 
• Evaluates MRP results and responds appropriately to meet inventory requirements. 
• May participate in analyzing carrier performance to be able to provide data to management on carrier’s meeting/not meeting business plan targets. 
• Expedites deliveries and conducts follow-ups when necessary. 
• Responsible for tracing inbound freight to receipt; Resolves delivery/receiving problems with warehouse as needed. 
• Develops and manages effective relationships with MRP, warehouse personnel and internal departments. 
• May be asked to work with warehouse to develop business plans for container management and space utilization. 
• Facilitates, communicates, and supports sales personnel, business unit managers, factory, customer requirements, and accounting.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Degree in Supply Chain Management or 1-3 years of comparable experience. 
• Strong MS Excel skills and to a lesser degree MS Word, Powerpoint 
• Strong communication skills and ability speak clearly and concisely 
• Ability to effectively handle several tasks at once 
• Ability to maintain calm in stressful situations

Please apply to position or contact Debbie Linville at (317) 599-4893 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt candidate, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our partners.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer