Logistics Coordinator/Customer Service

Purcell International    Walnut Creek, CA
Job Description

Purcell International is a family-owned importer and distributor headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with satellite offices in Kansas, New Jersey, Portugal and Thailand that markets private label products to retail grocery chains, national brands and food-service accounts. For 65 years and three generations, Purcell has sourced exclusive private label programs at competitive prices for the global consumables industry focusing on seafood, fruits, vegetables, coconut, meats, pet products and non-foods.

We do a large volume with a small select group -- a very fast paced environment. We re adept at leading and managing a variety of simultaneous projects, which requires the particular talent of being able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, multi-task, in a high energy environment.Purcell International is seeking a Logistics Coordinator that is highly driven and self-motivated to work in a fast-paced and fast-growing environment. Our goal is to manage and drive operational efficiencies to manage freight from port of origin to final destination.

In this role, you will be responsible for the daily planning and execution of freight pickup operations, working with the teams’ business partners to help standardize operational processes. You will also be leading the process of working with the leadership team in identifying operational challenges, as well as helping to drive for creative solutions to move freight more efficiently.

What You ll Do

  • Coordinate across carriers, ports, and warehouses to ensure consistent transit time and reduce spend.
  • Support the identification, planning coordination and execution of operational improvements.
  • Facilitate onboarding and drive carrier relationships.
  • Identify operational trends that will drive initiatives for process improvement.
  • Keep an open line of communication with the team’s business partners to ensure problems that arise follow the proper escalation path.
  • Lead the identification, planning coordination and execution of operational improvements.
  • What You ll Need

  • MUST BE PROFICIENT in Windows, MS Outlook, MS Office (strong emphasis on Excel). Knowledge in Mas 90 is a plus -- we can train how to use.
  • Strong administrative skills, ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving mindset with strict attention to detail.
  • Experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Transportation is required.
  • Teamwork is a must.
  • Expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions across all office locations and back to headquarters.
  • Additional Information --Bachelor s degree a must-at least 3 years of transportation, supply chain, logistics preferred- Applicants with recommendations are preferred.- Local candidates only, NO RELOCATION- No third party applications.

    Qualified candidates should respond VIA E-MAIL ONLY:Please send over brief statement why you are a qualified candidate and why you believe this job at Purcell International would be a good fit for you along with your resume and salary expectations

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Logistics: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Education:

  • Associate (Required)
  • Location:

  • Walnut Creek, CA 94596 (Preferred)
  • Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:40:38 GMT

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