Logistics Support Specialist

Dairy Farmers of America

Grand Rapids, MI


Job Duties and ResponsibilitIes

  • Perform daily and ad-hoc tasks of a standard to difficult nature, including high-level administrative tasks, customer service, purchasing, reporting, system administration, and supporting daily operational activities
  • Participate in or lead special projects, such as working with management on logistics systems and on implementing new strategies and initiatives to improve the logistics area
  • Provide support in tracking and maintaining vehicle records by working with supervisors (e.g., overweight permits, fuel cards, vehicle registrations, inspections)
  • Provide support to fleet maintenance to receive, inspect, and inventory incoming parts as well as maintain accurate spare parts inventory for the shops
  • Review order forms for proper coding, quantities requested, and authorized approvals
  • Process orders, prepare packing lists, package outgoing materials, take care of shipping logistics, and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of incoming and outgoing orders. Track shipment details, locations, and estimated time of arrivals
  • Prepare purchase orders. Order shipping materials and supplies, track and maintain supply inventory, and process reports addressing inventory levels and needs
  • Verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments and orders
  • Update information on the system or in files to maintain records
  • Produce standard and original reports that may require identifying where and how to pull data
  • Assist with miscellaneous intercompany and vendor billing; troubleshoot and resolve basic issues; and complete, verify, review, and reconcile paperwork and documentation
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required