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Distribution Coordinator

Job ID 11334 Willow Island, West Virginia, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program. Technology Solutions is a global leader in specialty mining reagents, phosphine-based chemistry, and solutions for stabilization of polymers. Its portfolio includes world class, leading-edge technologies and unrivaled technical service and applications expertise that support our customers in developing tailor-made solutions, in particular for mining, where Solvay's products allow customers to extract metal concentrates from increasingly more complex and depleted ores.

Job Overview and Responsibilities:
The Role: Distribution Coordinator

The Distribution Coordinator is responsible for executing the logistics distribution processes as assigned to deliver safe, responsive, and reliable service at optimal cost. Drive continuous improvement and follow guidelines to recommend and initiate process improvements which improve overall service. Make effective use of systems automation. Effective coordination with all areas of the Supply Chain and internal/external customers. Monitor site metrics & 3rd party service providers as assigned to ensure ongoing compliance and process adherence. Drive alignment in the region of process and organization with global strategies / North America objectives and opportunities. Ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory guidelines applicable to transportation, documentation, record keeping, training, etc.

  • Build loads in SAP Logistics Execution
  • Transport scheduling
  • Perform local carrier management
  • Facilitate bulk and packaged orders through plant processes
  • Perform contract review
  • Manage shipping schedule data
  • Attend daily shipping meeting
  • Monitor carriers and communicate delays in a timely fashion
  • Manage costs and provide data as required to allow adherence to budget and the budgeting process
  • Perform additional duties as assigned within the North America Logistics Network
  • Perform demurrage management activities
  • Approve invoices relating to inbound demurrage, outbound demurrage, spotting and storage charges within the CASS system
  • Investigate, perform root cause analysis and lead effort to reduce demurrage
  • Railroad Administration
  • Customs / Duty and Compliance processes as relate to Site
  • Maintain all required department forms and operating supplies
  • Investigation and submission of CCIR responses within Solvay guidelines
  • Administrative duties as assigned (copy, fax, file documents) 
  • Perform duties related to management of toll and resale vendors as assigned
  • Proficient use of all required order fulfillment software
  • Special projects as assigned
  • 3RD party warehouse responsibilities as assigned

Education and Experience:
  • Two year associates degree in a technical or business curriculum is preferred (Business, Supply Chain or any related field) OR 5+ years of experience in a logistics experience (in lieu of degree) 
  • 3 years of experience in logistics & distribution process 
  • Knowledge of safety, health and environmental and other regulatory/compliance requirements appropriate to related functions
  • HAZMAT Certification or experience
  • DOT 

  • Communication: Demonstrates maturity in dealing with conflict etc.; clear communication skills including listening, verbal and written.
  • Computer skills: Understand and use of required systems SAP to enable the logistics process. Proficient in pc applications
  • Building Teamwork : Demonstrates support of supply chain’s mission and North America objectives by maintaining favorable relationships with peers, internal/external customers
  • Customer focus: Demonstrate service oriented attitude under all situations; develop and maintain solid overall understanding of HR policies and programs

  • SAP Experience
  • Logistics & Supply Chain experience 
  • Inventory Control  


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