Linde Engineering North America Inc

Logistics Coordinator

US-PA-Blue Bell
# of Openings
1
Category
Procurement

Overview

The Logistics Coordinator will evaluate, procure and coordinate transportation and logistics services for domestic and international movements of equipment and materials used in the fabrication and erection of Petrochemical and Gas plants.

Responsibilities

The Logistics Coordinator shall be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare the logistics plan for the projects.
  • Perform onsite logistics study, to ensure equipment can be transported into the jobsite.
  • Facilitate national and international Market screens national to obtain the necessary knowledge of the logistics market.
  • Execute vendor pre-qualification.
  • Conduct competitive bidding for freight requirements.
  • Negotiate rates & discounts for logistics contracts
  • Manage all shipping methods and deliveries to various vendor locations and job-sites.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and execute requirements pertaining to international letters of credit.
  • Maintain value analysis tools to assist estimating process.
  • Prepare freight estimates.
  • Issue purchase requisitions and purchase orders for transportation services.
  • Process freight bills for payment.
  • Coordinate shipments with suppliers.
  • Prepare freight documents (BOL, and packing lists)
  • Execute transportation requirements within budgetary guidelines.
  • Evaluate vendor performance and develops vendor accordingly
  • Audit all freight charges, files claims on overages.
  • Prepare and files transport insurance claims.
  • Prepare, maintain and issue shipment status reports for projects.
  • Assist in preparing schedules of invoice values.
  • Learn and abide by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.

 

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Business, Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in logistics, scheduling, or project management for an engineering and construction company.
  • Experience with ERP business system preferred.
  • International shipping experience preferred.
  • Experience with permit loads, heavy haul transportation and project shipping preferred.
  • Ability to work well with superiors, colleagues, customers and suppliers, under tight deadlines.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, Lotus Notes, and other Company and discipline specific software applications.
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective organization skills including the ability to prioritize and plan work.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.

 

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