North American Logistics Scheduler

Job Code: 8282BR
Primary Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Other Locations:
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Supply Chain

North American Logistics Scheduler

Primary Purpose:

Overall accountability for the day-to-day load scheduling of all freight orders managed through the Oracle Transportation Management System (OTM) application.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The qualified candidate must be able to:

  • Perform daily logistics planning for all Boart Longyear locations in North America

* Responsible for analyzing available shipments each day in OTM and reviewing efficiency of routes it creates and approving the routing plan

* Coordinate multiple drop shipments in a timely and most efficient manner

* Prioritize freight scheduling activities based on order dates

* Understand and coordinate freight load scheduling utilizing OTM

* Tender TL and LTL loads to the appropriate freight providers

* Follow up on TL and LTL loads tendered to ensure the following

o Information on order is complete

o Communicate with vendor to ensure product is ready for shipment

o Carrier receipt of order and obtain carrier pickup confirmation number

o Follow up with carrier to confirm product pickup and confirm carrier tracking number

  • Communicate accurately and often, pickup and delivery instructions with Boart Longyear facilities and outside carrier drivers

* Missed pickups are communicated to internal users and re-schedule the load with the carrier

* Update shipping and data files within OTM

* Manage in excess of 100 scheduling e-mails daily

* Use OTM reporting functions to assist in daily job task

* Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, business database systems, Oracle preferred

* Experience with a Transportation Management System (TMS) Oracle OTM is preferred

* Understanding the structure of freight rates and how they apply to an individual shipment

* Clearly able to communicate written and verbal instructions or details

* Ability to multi task and interact with internal and external customers

* Proactive, critical thinking and follow up organization skills are necessary

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, mathematics, statistics or related field; and one (1) year of logistics experience

* Or Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, mathematics, statistics or related field; and three (3) years of logistics experience