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Valmont Industries, Inc. Shipping Logistics Supervisor in Claremore, Oklahoma

6492 Tower Lane Claremore Oklahoma 74017

Why Valmont

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Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

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A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Logistics Supervisor is responsible for managing the shipping schedule and all associated functions for Tulsa Operations, as well as supervising a shipping and traffic team, responsible for executing the bundling of engineered to order product and shipping to ensure efficient and timely transportation services. Incumbent is responsible for identifying and developing industry leading shipping systems and practices to drive both on time delivery to customers and low cost to the business.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Materials Manager.

  • Leads and supervises the outbound logistics team based in Tulsa, Oklahoma that provides cost effective, efficient and timely transportation services in support of the business

  • Recruit, train, lead and supervise an effective team of traffic coordinators and shipping team members

  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal customers

  • Supports the implementation, updating and successful use of systems intended to support the operational, efficient and timely transportation services, including The Mercury Gate Transportation Management System

  • Provide operational leadership for the business’s distribution operations in order to meet/exceed the business’s demanding customer fulfillment requirements and cost objectives

  • Ensure the efficient management of shipments, and paperwork associated with the movement, loading, and deliveries for all of Tulsa Operations

  • Adhere to and follow established transportation policies, procedures, and objectives

  • Develop, maintain and analyze data related to KPI’s to ensure sufficient team and carrier performance (SQDC & Performance Boards)

  • Assist with investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Be available to accept a variety of duties, as time permits, ranging from special projects as directed by the Materials Manager

  • Assist with the coordination of domestic orders with shipping, marketing, and carriers for a timely delivery and to be cost effective

  • Assist with the coordination of customer service activities necessary to communicate the shipping schedule with customers

  • Assist with daily communication with customer service, sites and others, coordinating delivery appointments with carriers, to meet company deadlines

  • Assist with the coordination of all truckload shipments from the Tulsa Operations location & finishing service providers

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelors with 5 years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7 years relevant experience or 9 years of relevant experience

  • Five years of experience in a manufacturing/distribution setting in Logistics, Supply Chain, Sales, or Customer Service

  • Supervisory or Management experience

  • Production control/supply chain management experience in manufacturing environment

  • Strong working knowledge of TMS and MRP/ERP Systems

  • Strong understanding of local, state, and federal transportation regulations

  • Advanced problem solving skills, with attention to detail

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Change management experience with the ability to drive focus, urgency, and accountability

  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with a focus on accuracy, follow through, and communication

  • Ability to coordinate logistics moves in a cost-effective and time critical manner utilizing technology available

  • Ability to analyze data in order to drive efficient operational impacts

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills exhibited under tight deadlines with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook.

  • Positive, professional demeanor in all interaction with colleagues, carriers, customers and vendors

  • Knowledge and experience necessary to assist with all operational aspects of logistics process

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work with people in a professional and respectful manner to address issues in a constructive way

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics/Supply Chain management

  • TMS Software experience

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.