NewMarket Services

Logistics Coordinator

Location US-VA-Richmond
Category
Logistics

Overview

Afton Chemical Corporation is part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies, and is one of the largest global suppliers of lubricant additives and offers a broad line of fuel additives worldwide. 

 

Process, schedule, follow-up and invoice customer orders including transportation scheduling and associated documentation preparation and maintaining direct customer contact and relationship with sales group. Provide support for 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation activities. The Logistics Coordinator will handle additional assignments or responsibilities above the normal duties of a Logistics Coordinator or may work with limited management oversight. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Receive and enter product orders from customers in SAP including the following: order processing: scheduling, follow-up, tracking, tracing and documentation; complete and accurate invoicing. 
  • Determine product source based on product type and location, product destination, and the most economical method of transportation to customer. 
  • Maintain proactive contact with customers regarding lead time, availability, product price increases and other issues that might affect delivery schedule or invoice amounts. 
  • Respond to customer complaints, resolve problems as appropriate or refer customer to appropriate contact.  Follow up with customers to ensure resolution for and communication of a solution to the customer. 
  • Provide administration support including PO and PGI and issuance of documentation and certification. 
  • Audit and code invoices from third party transportation and equipment service providers for accuracy and payment. 
  • Support Afton plants and third party facilities to resolving daily transportation issues that arise with service providers. 
  • Support 3rd party providers in troubleshooting problems encountered during SAP processing (e.g. post goods receiving, inter-plant transfers, production order); ensure service providers update SAP timely and accurately. 

  • Work with relevant freight forwarder to handle any day to day documentation and customs clearance activities. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:

  • BS degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • BS degree in logistics
  • Some experience in a Supply function

For NewMarket, Afton or Ethyl employees, an appropriate combination of experiences that will support the required skill base may replace one or more of the specific experience requirements above.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Able to focus on details
  • Able to think through problems logically and resolve them quickly
  • Able to set priorities, work to deadlines and function effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrate flexibility
  • Basic knowledge of transportation modes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to work productively in a team situation
  • Able to demonstrate computer literacy with regard to Afton’s applications
  • Able to organize and prioritize work and projects effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to use available information to make effective decisions

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

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