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Distribution Specialist in Senatobia, MS at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has immediate openings for a Distribution Specialist at its plant located in Senatobia, MS.  The Distribution Specialist will ensure timely delivery of the CCM Products to roofing customers by coordinating shipments with sales administration, scheduling pickups with carriers, and preparing documentation to provide for transportation of CCM products.  

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedule trucks to transport finished goods to fill customer orders.
  • Schedule shipments with various common and contract carriers for truckloads, LTL, small packages, and specialized services.
  • Communicate with customer service regarding shipments and provide freight quotes.
  • Negotiate freight rates with carriers.
  • Audit carrier information to ensure compliance with DOT CFR-49 regulations.
  • Print shipping documents including orders, bills of ladings, shipping labels and invoices.
  • Communicate with customers as needed.
  • Coordinate return shipments and appropriate documentation.
  • Cycle counts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Associate's degree preferred; High School diploma or GED required
  • 3-5 years of related distribution warehouse experience preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend a variety of forms and procedures including shipping documentation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of truck lines and shipping terminology
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • SAP experience a plus

Work Environment:

This position is in a warehouse-type facility subject to ambient and outside temperatures; exposure to loud machinery, dust, and mechanical parts.  Work surfaces are primarily concrete and operators will stand while performing their respective job functions.   This position typically works 10 hour shifts, with some weekend work required. 

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 80 pounds occasionally
  • Repetitive use of hands required with simple grasping, pushing, and pulling
  • This position requires sitting, standing, walking, lifting, seeing, hearing, reaching above shoulders, bending, and twisting

Carlisle Construction Materials offers a competitive benefits package which includes 401k, medical/dental/prescription drug, and life insurance, flex spending, educational assistance, holiday, and vacation pay.

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