Logistics Coordinator

  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Supply Chain

Job Description

Phoenix Lighting


Phoenix Lighting has called Milwaukee home since 1892. We manufacture rugged industrial LED lighting, ovens and other equipment to for the world's harshest environments.

Join our team of talented people who possess the qualities that we value – integrity, team player mentality, strong work ethic, and passion for serving customers. We value our employees and offer an excellent total compensation and benefit package and an award-winning work environment that encourages collaboration, flexibility, balance and support.

We are seeking a resourceful, team-oriented Logistics Coordinator to manage all aspects of shipping routes and delivery to ensure customer satisfaction. This is a full-time, salaried, non-union position. The qualified candidate will have the opportunity to develop processes to help our Customer Service and Shipping departments run more efficiently.

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Organizing and managing warehouse inventory, storage, plot routes, transportation and process shipments.
  • Analyzing and optimizing logistical procedures including selecting carriers and negotiating contracts and rates.
  • Reviewing, preparing, and routing purchase orders.
  • Ensuring the safe and timely pick-up and delivery of shipments.
  • Monitoring shipments, costs, timelines, and productivity.
  • Addressing and resolving shipment and inventory issues.
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers and retailers.
  • Collaborating with Customer Relations to meet customer needs.
  • Working with Shipping & Receiving team to meet company goals.
  • Answering customer queries. Responding to any issues or complaints.
  • Update and evaluate metrics to assess performance and implement enhancements.
  • Ensure operations adhere to laws, guidelines and ISO requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Degree in business administration, logistics or related field preferred.
  • 4+ years of experience in logistics management required.
  • Working knowledge of legal regulations and ISO requirements.
  • Customs experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and logistics software.
  • Good management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work 100% onsite in our Manufacturing Facility in Milwaukee, WI.
  • US Work Authorization is required

Why work for Phoenix??

We have an award-winning, positive, people-oriented culture with very low turnover because we do things well and care for our people. Our products set the standard for the industries we serve.

Our Benefits:

Health, Dental and Vision insurance

Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Account

Life & Disability insurance (company paid)

401k with company match

Robust Wellness Program with incentives

Paid Volunteer time

Flexible scheduling

Paid Time Off (PTO)

9 paid holidays

Phoenix Values

Integrity & Respect: Uncompromising integrity, honesty and respect are at the very core of our value system and will serve as the basis for all of our decisions. If our integrity is tested, we will choose to do the right thing and tell the truth. No one in the company, regardless of stature, is better than everyone else. We strive to treat employees and customers with respect.

Customer Delight: We exist for no other reason than to serve our customers - both external and internal. We go above and beyond to deliver on our commitments, to amaze our customers and create experiences that they will tell others about.

Efficiency: World-class organizations are built on a foundation of highly effective, repeatable processes and an ability to change over time. Each change is an opportunity to grow and improve. We look for ways to create, change or improve our work processes in order to achieve maximum efficiency in all that we do.

Team/Family: Great companies are built of great teams, not a collection of talented individuals. We recognize the importance of our employees' family lives. We are committed to working with our employees to strike the right balance between their personal and professional responsibilities. Work-life balance increases energy, happiness and drive at home and at work.

Phoenix upholds the Equal Employment Opportunity for Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you need accommodations due to a disability to complete the application process, please contact the HR Director at +1 414.973.3453