Logistics Coordinator

Company description

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of Tessenderlo Kerley find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

If you want the work you do to make a positive impact on the world in which we live, working alongside innovative, quality-focused people of vision, then Tessenderlo Kerley is the right place for you.

Job description

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Experienced Logistics Coordinator Wanted– Join Our Dynamic Logistics Team!

Are you a seasoned Logistics professional with a knack for managing and arranging safe transit of truck shipments? We’re looking for a highly skilled Logistics Coordinator to oversee our diverse shipment activities, including LTL, intermodal, temperature-controlled, and dry van. If you’re ready to make a significant impact in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Truck Procurement & Delivery Coordination: Secure trucks, arrange deliveries, and negotiate rates for product orders at all TKI and third-party Toller facilities.
  • Communication: Maintain open lines of communication with plants, terminals, and customer service to confirm the status of pending deliveries.
  • Logistics Collaboration: Work closely with the Logistics department and business units to ensure adequate inventory levels at plants and terminals for seamless deliveries.
  • Customer Support: Address and resolve customer issues and inquiries professionally.
  • Cost Optimization: Identify opportunities to reduce costs without compromising service quality.
  • Relationship Building: Develop and nurture relationships with internal and external service providers.
  • Cross-Training: Support and cross-train on other departmental truck-related duties.
  • Professional Conflict Management: Provide exceptional customer service on transportation-related inquiries and manage conflicts efficiently.
  • Efficiency & Timeliness: Establish proper courses of action to ensure timely and efficient work product completion.
  • Analytical Problem-Solving: Identify, understand, and resolve issues by comparing data from various sources and making informed decisions.
  • Training Development: Create and develop training materials to enhance team capabilities.


What we need from you:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in transportation or a related environment.
  • Strong knowledge of DOT regulations (49CFR) and NMFC.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Effective listening and strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure and manage stressful environments.
  • Capability to train individuals with varying skill levels.
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to see the bigger picture across functionalities.
  • High standards of performance and accountability for completing tasks successfully.


Why join Tessenderlo Kerley:

Working at Tessenderlo Kerley

Why Join Us?

  • Work/life balance
  • Fun and rewarding environment
  • Learning, development and teamwork
  • Community involvement/outreach
  • Challenging and meaningful work

Benefits & Rewards:

  • Medical-Dental-Vision-Prescription (Low employee premiums!)
  • 401(k) plan with dollar-for-dollar matching up to the first 5% of employee contribution
  • 401(k) company retirement contribution at year-end, up to 4% of annual base salary
  • Short-term incentive awards based on measured performance criteria
  • Life Insurance (2x annual base salary)
  • Paid vacation and sick time, and 10 paid holidays per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $5,000 per calendar year (non-taxable)
  • Adoption Assistance: Up to $7,500 in reimbursement assistance
  • Paid maternity and parental time off
  • Business Travel Life & Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Telemedicine program for you and your dependents
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Company referral program

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. is part of Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB), a global industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, machinery, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy, and industrial solutions for water management. At the heart of the strategy of Tessenderlo Group lies the conviction that “Every Molecule Counts.” In everything we do, we seek to further valorize and add value to our products and processes. For more information about Tessenderlo Group, please visit www.tessenderlo.com.

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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