Snyder's Lance Transportation Specialist in SALEM, Oregon

Title: Transportation Specialist

Location: United States-Oregon-Salem

Job Number: 171630

Job Summary

The Transportation Specialist compiles records concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, and equipment by performing the following duties.

Maintains day-to-day operations within the shipping office.

Essential Job Duties

  • Manage and coordinate all Savage Sales including obsolete film sales.

  • Generates "pick lists" from the computer terminal and compiles the information against a shipment schedule.Accesses the option menu daily and provides all pick lists for the following day's shipments (includes distribution center, customer and inter-company shipments).

  • Uses the computer terminal to verify pick lists and creates a shipment manifest.

  • Acts as a liaison between the Company and common contract carriers; arranges for pick-ups, trailer drops, and minor load scheduling.Communicates specific load requirements to carriers.

  • Prepares memos and other communications to relevant departments as directed.Logs pertinent shift information for inter-shift communication.

  • Maintains filing system in a neat and orderly manner.

  • Create, prepares and maintain spreadsheets and databases to track departmental scorecards, salvage, and other projects as needed.

  • Problem solves billing disputes, inventories and other shipment issues for internal and external warehouse(s) including problems with carrier shipments with billing or inventory discrepancies.

  • Provide Customer Service to internal and external customers/carriers.

  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.

  • Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines and procedures for safe housekeeping and personal protection;keeps work area clean; properly stores supplies in designated area; demonstrates the ability to operate office machinery, computer equipment, and printers in a safe and knowledgeable manner;follows instructions for safe lifting and carrying of various sizes, shapes and weights of objects; identifies and reports defective equipment to supervision; reports all job-related injuries to supervision.

  • Mandatory overtime may be required

  • Performs other job-related projects, duties and assignments as directed.

Scope of Responsibility

Works under direct supervision


and Skill Requirements

  • Reads and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Writes routine reports and correspondence.

  • Speaks effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Writes reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Computes rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Deals with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); along with related experience and/or training.

Job: Manufacturing

EEO Disclosure: Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer