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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

Summary

  • 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

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