As Durham’s MATI Energy prepares for national expansion after a recent $2.5 million fundraise, it is looking to add a bright, motivated logistics coordinator to its rapidly-growing operations team. This position will coordinate both inbound and outbound shipments and help keep MATI operations running. You’ll support both MATI’s production facility in Clayton and a variety of cross-functional warehouses. A typical day will require multi-tasking and finding creative solutions to ensure customers and partners receive their MATI on time.

A successful candidate will have work experience in supply chain or related field, superior analytical, communication and organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment, possess high aspirations and have a strong desire to join a startup business.

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead carrier management processes, freight quotes and contract management for domestic freight (both inbound and outbound).
  • Manage logistic providers (i.e. carriers, freight payment directed to account payable, SOS inventory).
  • Determine/define all order preparation and delivery customer requirements to ensure optimization of logistics execution.
  • Be in direct contact with UPS, USPS and FedEx to optimize a shipping price for e-commerce.
  • Define the best material handling methods within the warehouse operations.
  • Establish and monitor specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems or customer issues.
  • Manage the transportation network to the production facilities.
  • Monitor and manage on time delivery performance.
  • Responsible for managing third party freight payments including the accrual process for fiscal month closings.
  • Develop systems and processes to ensure continuous service improvement.
  • Communicate key activities that impact to the distribution center operations.
  • Develop and adhere to the transportation budget.
  • Train and develop the organization in managing parcel freight cost.
  • Address issues with carrier performance and develop plans to correct issues.
  • In partnership with the production department, manage and monitor inbound freight shipment to the distribution centers.
  • Provide strategic analysis to management team with daily, weekly, monthly reports.
  • Develop and recommend plans related to gathered information and reporting.

Job requirements:

  • BS/BSE in food science, chemical engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in either CPG or food/beverage manufacturing.
  • Strong background leveraging supply chain, logistics and continuous improvement tools/methodologies to drive customer fulfillment, quality, cost, inventory management and safety.
  • Experience working with ERP Systems-SAP experience preferred.
  • Detail-oriented professional with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and produce quality work under tight deadlines.
  • Pragmatic optimist and team player.
  • Excited to live the MATI culture of “Do more, be better.”

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time, up to eight hours.
  • Must be able to frequently move/transport product weighing up to 50 pounds across facility.
  • Must be able to regularly ascend/descend ladders, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Must have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned and or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
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