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Logistics Specialist III

Company: Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title:

Logistics Specialist III


Toshiba is looking for a full-time Logistics Specialist. As the Logistics Specialist, you will provide support to the Global Logistics team, and be responsible for the day-to-day and tactical management of logistics functions necessary to support inbound and outbound domestic and international movements for the development and production of Toshibas global network and operations. This position requires highly organized coordination, rapid response follow-up and superior problem-solving skills and creativity to satisfy both customers needs and business requirements in a high-volume work environment.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations against established targets to ensure that logistics is aligned and meets business requirements of supply chain and production stakeholders as needed.
  • Partner with supply chain entities to ensure that logistics criteria, vendor routing, and network processes meet business needs.
  • Serve as liaison between production and/or internal customer base and external logistics providers, providing quotes, arranging freight, communicating logistics protocols, and providing instructions to vendors and logistics partners.
  • As necessary, coordinating the transport of inbound and outbound movements, both domestically and internationally using appointed freight forwarders and logistics providers.
  • Coordinate and track movement of goods through logistic pathways. Tracks, traces, and updates status for inbound material and acts as the point of contact for logistics-related issues at site(s) communicating directly with internal and external customers.
  • Ensure business practices not only guarantee the movement of product in a quality manner, but also meet those needs outlined in regulatory documentation, internal requirements, and customer flow-downs.
  • Communicates with vendors, forwarders, and logistics providers on documentation requirements, scheduling criteria, and model changes as required
  • Make corrections, as necessary, to international shipping documentation to ensure export and import guidelines are met.
  • Obtain all necessary information and/or documentation, file any freight claims, and follow through until payment. Reporting status on a regular basis.
  • Review Restricted Party Listing matches in Oracle GTM system daily
  • Print and/or retrieve necessary documentation from internal systems to assist with international shipments.
  • Create and/or maintain logistics related data in Excel spreadsheets as required.
  • Identifies process gaps and makes recommendations/corrective actions to policies and providers to manager about logistics networks.
  • Resolve issues and contributes to company performance by responding to changing product developments, manufacturing network changes and distribution needs
  • Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices, and develop systems knowledge.
    Required Skills:
    • Bachelors Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, International Business/Trade
    • 2 to 5+ years experience in Global or Domestics Logistics, Import, and/or Exports
      • Experience working with carriers, customs brokers, freight forwarders, 3PL, and/or parcel providers
      • Understanding of supply chain, logistics and manufacturing processes
        • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to identify very complex problems, review related information, develop and analyze options, and recommend solutions
        • Intermediate or better Excel skills and familiarity with other MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) products
        • Copes effectively with complexity and change; adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions.
        • Possess effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
        • Strong problem solving, negotiation and time management skills.
        • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, all with an attention to fine detail.
        • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally
        • Business and project management experience in a corporate setting
          Preferred Skills:
          • Familiarity of Oracle (Global Trade Management, Supply Chain, Shipping, OBIEE)
          • Knowledge of Incoterms
            About the Company:

            Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is a dynamic billion-dollar global company based in Research Triangle Park, NC, providing retail store solutions to your favorite brands. Have you ever been in a hurry and made use of the self-checkout at Lowes Foods, earned fuel rewards at Kroger, or just paid for purchases at retailers such as Walmart, Michaels, Carrefour, The Gap, Calvin Klein, Boots, Cencosud, BJs, or Costco? These are just a few examples of our in-store solutions and impressive customer base that made us the world's installed market share leader.

            The nature of retail is changing quickly, so if you share our 'Together Commerce' vision of a seamless two-way, participatory shopping experience, lets get together to drive the new economy.

            Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package including the following:
            • Group health coverage (medical, dental, & vision)
            • Employee Assistance Programs
            • Pre-tax spending accounts
            • 401(k) plan (with company match)
            • Company provided life insurance
            • Pet Insurance
            • Employee discounts
            • Generous paid holiday schedule, paid vacation & sick/personal days

              Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, religious creed, disability, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation or any other protected factor. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

              Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should email benefits@toshibagcs.com to request an accommodation


              We at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions firmly believe that our people are an integral part to the success of our customers. Furthermore, were committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for all our people as highlighted by our 5 Core Principles (Create Outreach, Foster Belonging, Unleash Opportunity, Diverse Cultural Engagement and Culture of Transparency). Were passionate about our customers the retail industry and becoming a more responsible company as we help create a brighter future.by Jobble

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