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Kelly Services International/Domestic Logistics Specialist in San Diego, California

Kelly Services is seeking a DIRECT HIRE international/domestic logistics specialist for a Biotechnology company in San Diego CA

Direct Hire!!!

Position Summary

The Logistics Specialist will support the domestic and international freight activities within the distribution center. He/she will be responsible for international freight management, carrier/freight forwarder management, and the development of process improvements.

A well-organized team member with hands-on presence to develop a highly functional logistics operation that increases customer satisfaction, improves efficiency, and streamlines operations. Supports, initiates, and drives operational excellence best practices deployment. He/she will be responsible for developing, documenting, and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure client requirements are fully met and exceeded.

Key Accountabilities

¿ Support daily Logistics activities for domestic and international shipments.

¿ Collaborate with freight forwarders and carriers to solve daily operational issues.

¿ Collect prepare and submit data required to request and schedule shipments.

¿ Prepare and submit all shipping documents, including import/export documents, in collaboration with logistical carriers and customs brokers.

¿ Work with Logistics Manager and Warehouse Supervisor to ensure on-time inbound and outbound shipping and delivery.

¿ Perform freight cost, service, and carrier management studies.

¿ Work closely with warehouse team to identify and develop opportunities for continuous improvement.

¿ Develop methods of measuring and reporting operational effectiveness and carrier performance.

¿ Track transportation performance metrics measuring key performance indicators and publish/present to various levels of management.

¿ Support current carrier payment processes in collaboration with finance team.

¿ Collect and analyze transportation data using different Microsoft programs to assist operations in problem identification and resolution.

¿ Identify and implement system and process improvements within the Logistics network.

¿ Draft work instructions, business process documents and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

¿ Other responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

¿ Bachelor¿s degree required, preferably in Business, Logistics, or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education.

¿ Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Logistics function required.

¿ Experience in cold-chain logistics preferred.

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Why Kelly ® ?

You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.