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Transportation Administrator
Summary
Title:Transportation Administrator
ID:4241
Department:Transportation/Logistics
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Classification:Regular
Status:Full-Time
Description

Company Description

The Lindt Chocolate family of brands - Lindt, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover, combine to be the 3rd largest chocolate company in the industry. Each brand has carved a unique niche in the hearts of consumers.  Our products can be found in major mass, drug, and grocery chains in all 50 states and in company-owned and independent retail locations. With a strong retail presence domestically and abroad, we are poised to meet the needs of our customers for life’s everyday moments, seasonal celebrations, and special occasions. 

Position Summary:

The Transportation Administrator maintains all drivers’ records and daily expenses for fleet operations, insures drivers are paid timely every week, and maintains schedules on all equipment for required maintenance.   Additionally, this individual will manage records to provide proof of meeting our DOT requirements.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Effective communication with customers, drivers, and vendors
  • Provides drivers current daily delivery orders
  • Investigates schedule delays, accidents, equipment failure and complaints
  • Analyzes and processes load movements for efficiency
  • Updates TMS with truck routing info, PU, and departure times
  • Assigns TMS # for PU and delivery of product
  • Creates daily dispatch sheets for all moves
  • Processes all repair orders to our fleet
  • Creates monthly reports on fleet operations
  • Assists in maintaining DOT documentation
  • Special projects and duties as assigned by management
  • Insures all driver drug screens are completed on time

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Working knowledge of Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Transportation / Logistics experience
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in refrigerated transportation
  • Experience dispatching multiple drivers daily
  • Ability to prioritize and organize assignments


Benefits Information

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, bonus program, generous health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and other ancillary offerings.   In addition, we have a retirement savings 401K plan, 10 paid holidays, paid personal time off, and generous discounts on our delicious products! 

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is a newly constituted shared services organization developed to better leverage the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands (Lindt USA, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover Chocolates) headquartered in North America. 

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer. Principals only please.

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