Dal-Tile Corporation International Transportation Specialist in Dallas, Texas
Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.
Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.
The International Transportation Specialist oversees and coordinates the safe passage of goods from country of origin to final destination; and provides support to International Transportation function
Responsible for assisting in, coordinating and ensuring the movement and tracking of raw materials, finished goods and machinery from origin port to final destination, via ocean, rail, air or OTR.
To ensure goods arrive at the right place at the right time.
Provide detailed information to support cost estimates, tracking of transportation and KPI's for review for future improvements and assessment.
Establish relationships and interact with internal/external shipping locations, forwarders, ocean shipping lines, OTR providers, and transload facilities to ensure goods and materials are delivered on-time and at an optimized cost.
Support and collaborate with internal customers and stakeholders such as Customs team, Supply Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, R&D, and Engineering.
Update and maintain up-to-date cargo information in appropriate tracking system and/or website to ensure accurate status is available throughout organization.
Provide support to monitor ocean shipping line contracts, while continuously ensuring that the ocean capacity reflects the needs of the business.
Provide freight quotes and ad hoc logistics scenario planning upon request.
Monitor and report on international logistics key performance indicators (KPI's) for continuous improvement and cost savings.
Provide international transportation related project support and participation.
Analyze international transportation performance and spend data and complete root cause analysis to identify anomalies/exceptions and lead corrective actions and improvement opportunities.
Generate necessary reports or paperwork for international shipments.
Research invoice validity.
Research and trouble shoot international shipments.
Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of people.
Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Some college or degree preferred. Strong interest in learning more about international transportation.
1-3 years’ experience in international transportation required.
Proficiency skills in Excel, Access, and word-processing. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. SAP skills desired. Must have a positive attitude and be eager to work.
We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Examples include: Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.
Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.
ReqID : 51941
Business Unit : Dal-Tile
Department : Distribution and Logistics (DISTLOG)
Job Type : Professional Opportunities