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Seed Trucking Coordinator - Seedway LLC - Mifflinburg, PA

 

SEEDWAY, LLC is headquartered in Hall, New York and currently employs 280 employees (including seasonal workers) nationwide. SEEDWAY is part of the GROWMARK system, an agricultural subsidiary serving more than 100,000 customers across North America, Canada, and Mexico. SEEDWAY, LLC is a full-line seed company providing high quality, high-performing farm seed products as well as lawn and turf products throughout Pennsylvania, New York, New England states, Florida, and South Carolina. We offer a leading line of vegetable seed for growers in the United States and Eastern Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Provide customer service, working with Territory Field Managers, Dealers and customers. Ensure product is shipped in the most timely and efficient manner, planning the transportation route, selecting the mode of transportation and tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery, while targeting cost reduction, freight savings and service. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION
 
Learn all functions of the Farm Seed  and Turf customer service group, become familiar with the dealers and products to be able to work in conjunction with sales reps and CSRs to meet special customer requests. 

 

Oversee accurate and timely scheduling and dispatching of trucks to ensure that the flow of product in and out meets or exceeds customer demands as well as inter-company transfers. 

 

Coordinate and manage the most efficient loads to remain cost-effective as a division, combining orders based on routes and product availability to minimize how many trucks and drivers are on the road. 

 

Cultivate strong relationships with office and warehouse personnel, drivers and customers to reduce the stress that comes with last minute order changes

 

Work with warehouse personnel to verify inventory location and availability for shipment. 

 

Work in conjunction with shipping coordinators at each location and back up Supply Chain Manager.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Work closely with operations, warehousing and delivery teams to achieve performance objectives.

 

Attend and assist with trainings and meetings throughout the year as needed. 

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

High School Diploma and proven experience coordinating truck deliveries or relevant position or an Associates degree in transportation and logistics.

 

Must have a strong knowledge of and willingness to learn transportation routes along the East Coast.

 

Active listener with excellent communication skills and outstanding organizational and mult-tasking abilities. 

 

Be willing and able to work extended hours if needed. 

 

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to learn company’s operating system.

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. 

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  
 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


Nearest Major Market: Bloomsburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Allentown

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