Material Coordinator (Freight)

Colorado Springs, CO
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AFO00148

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Job Summary:

AFO is looking for a Material Coordinator to work in Colorado Springs, CO. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Material Coordinator coordinates and expedites flow of material, parts, and assemblies within or between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules or department supervisors' priorities. In this job, the Material Coordinator reviews production schedules and confers with department supervisors to determine material required or overdue and to locate material, requisitions material and establishes delivery sequences to departments according to job order priorities and anticipated availability of material; arranges for in-plant transfer of materials to meet production schedules, and with department supervisors for repair and assembly of material and its transportation to various departments, and examines material delivered to production departments to verify if type specified.

  • This worker may monitor and control movement of material and parts along conveyor system, using remote-control panel board, compute amount of material needed for specific job orders, applying knowledge of product and manufacturing processes and using adding machine; compile report of quantity and type of material on hand, move or transport material from one department to another, using hand truck or industrial truck; may compile perpetual production records in order to locate material in process of production, using manual or computerized system, and maintain employee records.

  • Coordinates and executes freight shipments into and out of the installation.

  • Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of services provided by commercial carriers. Inspects freight carrier’s facilities for freight that is astray and Terminal conditions.

  • Maintains and interprets various tenders from commercial carriers and applies discounts for selection of most economical and quality service mode of transportation.

  • Ensures required service is provided by “Best Value” to the Government based on DoD Transportation Regulatory requirements.

  • Reviews all customer requests for accuracy prior to entering CBL data in to CMOS.

  • Responsible for the proper classification, consolidation, transport mode and carrier selective routing, documentation, preparation and verification and processing of Government and/or Commercial Bills of Lading.

  • Provides technical advice and assistance on shipping Government freight to include Small Package Express shipments.

  • Responsible for clearing Inbound and Outbound freight shipments and tracing freight identified that is determined to a frustrated or having a discrepancy. Prepares Transportation Discrepancy Reports (TDR) and process astray and frustrated shipments. Obtains exhibits, pictures, investigates, and transmits within required DoD regulatory time lines.

  • Inspects In-bound shipments from notification of consignee for possibility of improper handling by commercial carrier.

  • Processes rail and line haul shipments using CMOS.

  • Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.

  • Prepares Transportation Control Movement Document IAW FACTS, IBS and manually.

  • Prepares required reports and maintains statistical data.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Two years’ experience in industrial, commercial or Government organization of freight movement operations. HAZMAT certification is desired.

  • Experience in DoD Transportation and Supply computer programs such as Cargo Movement Operations System (CMOS), Global Freight Management (GFM), Syncada, and other DoD Transportation systems are extremely desired.

  • Patience coupled with an exceptional customer service and communication skills desired.

Preferred Education:

  • College Degree from accredited university.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $26.61 per hour, plus applicable Health & Welfare fringe dollars as defined under the DOL’s Wage Determination.

  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and a range of other voluntary benefits.

  • Vacation, holiday and Sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL’s Wage Determination.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

Material Handling Equipment, i.e. Forklift trucks, electric and gasoline, up to 10K lbs capacity Computer knowledge of FEDLOG and military STAMIS applications. Computer equipment, various software programs, fax and photocopier.

Freedom To Act:

Reports to the Material Coordinator, Lead and functions somewhat independently.

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