Logistics Specialist in Jeffersonville, IN at Welbilt

Date Posted: 3/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Have you been looking for the chance to use your expertise to make a real difference in an organization? Do you enjoy building relationships and have a high level of integrity and sense of urgency? If so, then you could be our next Logistics Specialist at Welbilt’s KitchenCare facility.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

As Logistics Specialist, under broad supervision you will be responsible for coordinating daily shipping requirements for both inbound and outbound freight, managing performance data including collecting, maintaining, and analyzing carrier data/performance, and work with leadership on best practices and cost reduction initiatives. 

Reporting directly to the Sr. Manager Category/Strategic Sourcing, this position is based in Jeffersonville, Indiana*.

Major Accountability:

  • Create and execute plans to optimize freight movements to achieve supply chain efficiency for consumer products and minimize freight costs.
  • Maintain monthly freight dashboards and freight carrier corrective action plans.
  • Execute logistics for KitchenCare parts.  
  • Ensure compliance with Welbilt processes and programs including Government trade compliance programs

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Manage all day-to-day network logistic activities of IB/OB shipments, carriers and rate requests to optimize inventory levels while ensuring cost appropriateness and in compliance with processes and programs.
  • Create and issue customs documents, as required.
  • Proactively maintain and create (as needed) analytical data to provide insight into carrier performance and cost.
  • Perform manual freight quotes and provide freight cost estimates as requested.
  • Manage freight claim process including filing claims and settlement agreements.
  • Effectively manage closed loop solutions as applicable.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required, or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of experience in logistics.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred with a minimum of 2 years of logistics experience.
  • Good communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and relationship building skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of LTL freight (carriers, pricing structures, claims, NMFCs, freight class)
  • Experience in logistics/transportation network and understanding of Less than Truckload and Truckload modes, milk-runs, closed loop solutions, pool distribution, and claims management.
  • Advanced excel skills (utilizing pivot tables, data aggregations, enrichment, VLOOKUPs and report building)
  • Ability to analyze data and problem solve creatively leveraging internal and external resources.
  • Strong focus on continuous improvement (identifying cost savings projects, executing and measuring success)

Working Conditions:

  • Typically requires extended periods of sitting at a desk in an typical office environment.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Travel Requirement 10%

*Welbilt KitchenCare is our promise to understand, meet and exceed the expectations of our customers for the lifetime of their business - ensuring they can operate with confidence and agility, day in and day out. KitchenCare starts with evaluation of operating needs, expands when equipment arrives on-site and continues for the lifecycle of the operation. Just a phone call away, our team is on hand 24/7 to support our customers in choosing the right products and delivering a customizable level of service from our portfolio. Through KitchenCare, we empower each customer to manage their Welbilt equipment and their operation for a one-of-a kind lifetime experience in collaboration with Welbilt, delivering Performance for a lifetime.  KitchenCare is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of 12 award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by three service brands: KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand, FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenConnect®, our cloud-based digital platform brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,400 employees and operating 21 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 5,000 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.welbilt.com.

Welbilt, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.  All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, medical condition, or any other status protected by law. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, and business need.