Temporary Transportation Coordinator needed for company in Rocky Hill, CT! This position is part of a very busy Operations Team that scheduled vehicles and drivers.
*This position has a very good possibility of becoming permanent for the right candidate!
Pay rate: $16/hr
Full time, Mon-Fri
Duties of the Transportation Coordinator:
Schedules drivers based upon the load/delivery dates, and origin & destination locations provided by the Customer Service team.
Providing excellent customer service both internally and externally.
Heavy interfacing with towing companies and truck drivers by phone and email throughout the day, as well as a good deal of interaction with the Customer Service team.
There will be heavy use of client's proprietary software platform (client will provide training).
Drafting and responding to emails using excellent grammar and spelling skills.
Qualifications of the Transportation Coordinator:
*** There is no time off allowed between Memorial Day and Labor Day, which is the client's busiest season. Other times are determined on a case by case basis.
The primary skills required would include being quick on the keyboard (typing/data entry), and computer savvy/able to learn new software.
Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent writing skills- heavy emailing using Outlook.
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment/under stress
Ability to adapt to quickly changing priorities (i.e. the phone rings and emails coming in at the same time).
Team player, as this person works side by side and shares the workload with a team of other employees
Any logistics/transportation background would be a plus.
High School Diploma required, any college is a plus.