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Logistics Specialist in Elgin, IL at Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC.

Date Posted: 1/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) provides full-service environmental services to a growing customer base. Through our branch network we provide parts cleaning, containerized waste management, used oil collection, vacuum truck services, and antifreeze recycling services.

Job Description:

The Logistics Specialist role will partner with the Director of Transportation, Hub Managers, Branch personnel and Regional Operations Managers to ensure cost effective transportation solutions are compliantly provided at a service level that is acceptable to our customers.

Primary responsibilities include interacting with various internal/external customers, defining transportation solutions that meet our emerging needs, scheduling transportation services, managing the supply chain, verifying customer satisfaction levels are maintained and communicating with key stakeholders.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide primary operational support for transportation of shipments via various modes (tanker, trailer, rail, inter-modal, etc).
  • Create/maintain the delivery schedule for various internal/external customers.
  • Understanding of Dispatch Management functions relating to OTR Drivers.
  • Anticipate transportation requirements based upon usage rates and waste generation rates.
  • Develop a strong base of suppliers who provide logistical solutions.
  • Verify all invoices are accurate. Where applicable, work with the A/P department to address any variances.
  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal/external stakeholders. Seek to continuously improve the solutions we provide.
  • Interact with both internal drivers as well as external third-party operators.
  • Provide analysis of improved service and cost containment associated with internal drivers as well as external third-party operators.


Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university highly preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in Logistics/Transportation or related field
  • Experience establishing key performance indicator metrics to benchmark/track performance
  • Must exhibit outstanding customer service skills

 Core Competencies:

  • Familiarity with transportation best practices, procedures and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to focus, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Strong communication, influencing, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented team player
  • Experience in dispatching drivers helpful
  • Proven problem solver

Heritage Crystal Clean LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.