Production Logistics Specialist & Scheduler in New Braunfels, TX at Harris Rebar

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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Job Description

Harris Rebar is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.  Individuals who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in Harris Rebar’s selection process.  A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunity for employment with Harris Rebar.  If you require an accommodation in completing our application, please notify the HR Department (508-377-1135.) Harris Rebar seeks to hire the most qualified applicant for each position.
PURPOSE:
Coordinate with the Shop Manager to schedule fabrication and shipping for all projects to ensure efficient operations, excellent customer service and maintain job profitability.
 

BASIC FUNCTIONS
• Must adhere to Harris Rebar’s safety programs and standards.
• Demonstrate conduct consistent with Harris Rebar’s vision and values.
• Coordinate the shop production schedule with the Shop Manager and detailers to minimize delivery costs while meeting customers’ needs and maintaining budgeted production costs
• Ability to understand construction sequence and anticipate customer needs.
• Coordinate fabrication and delivery of orders being produced at other Harris Rebar locations for our branch to ensure customer satisfaction.
• Coordinate overflow fabrication to sister Harris Rebar locations to maintain project schedules.
• Develop exceptional working relationships with customers and vendors.
• Develop exceptional working relationships with Shop Managers and Schedulers at other Harris Rebar locations.
• Advise customers of scheduled delivery dates.
• Adjust delivery schedules to accommodate emergency customer requests or shop problems so that shop can operate as efficiently as possible.  Communicate and potential conflicts to PM’s and customers in a timely fashion.
• Arrange trucking with approved freight companies, solicit favorable freight rates and establish daily truck schedules for the shop.
• Handle vendor performance issues.
• Act as a liaison between the customer, shop, placer and detailer so that any problems or shipping difficulties can be remedied as effectively as possible.
• Prepare necessary mill certification paperwork so that customers receive the appropriate certification of compliance with specifications.
• Approve and process freight invoices, production tags, Bills of Lading and other documents required for production of orders, scheduling and shipping.
• Ensure all trucks and trailers are in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws.
• Track company assets with regard to trucking and ensure efficient and profitable utilization.
• Oversee the receipt of inventory against quantities ordered and quality of specifications and provide reports to management on inventory receipts.
• Review inventory of rebar and non-rebar items on a weekly/monthly basis to ensure adequate stocking levels are maintained.
• Provide reports on items such as projected shipments by month, estimated delivery cost, trailer utilization rates to Management as required.
• Perform other duties as required by supervisors.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
• Must have a high school diploma, GED or local/state equivalent
 

PREFERENCES
• Two year technical degree from an accredited school or college in construction management or related field
• Experience with expediting/scheduling in the trucking industry
• Experience working with or for concrete contractors, general contractors and rebar placer
• Proficient in Microsoft Windows and the Office applications
 

SELECTION CRITERIA
• Possess excellent communication and time management skills
• Possess independent judgment and excellent organizational skills
• Possess superior interpersonal and customer service skills
• Able to coordinate multiple projects and work under deadline pressure
• Possess critical thinking skills and the ability to creatively problem solve
 

SPECIAL DEMANDS
• Must be able to work overtime when required
 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Typical office activities
• Walking, sitting, standing, bending
• Using hands to operate objects, tools, computers and other electronic equipment
• Lifting/handling computers and related equipment.
• Vision abilities including close vision and adjusting focus


In exchange for your hard work and dedication, Harris Rebar offers the following benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, Short-Term Disability; Long-Term Disability; Life Insurance; Vacation Days; Holidays; 401K; Nucor stock purchase program; and a Tuition Scholarship Program for dependents of employees.
 

Harris Rebar is an AA/EEO Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled, and a drug-free workplace.

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