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Transportation Specialist in SmyrnaGeorgia.

Floor & Decor is like no other flooring company. Founded in 2000 in Atlanta, we have quickly become one of the country’s leading flooring retailers, with dozens of stores nationwide – and more to come. A strong entrepreneurial spirit flows through our young company.

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Transportation Specialist

Smyrna | Georgia | United States | 30080

It’s great being part of a culture where entrepreneurship and team spirit are not just buzzwords.

We are committed to our associates and customers.  This makes our business successful.

If you love working with a great group of people and desire the opportunity to grow, this is the place for you.

PURPOSE
This position is responsible for providing support to Supply Chain and the Distribution Center using their knowledge of systems, people, processes and knowledge of the transportation industry. Primary tasks will focus on yard management, carrier communication, store communication and outbound shipping operations utilizing a Transportation Management System (TMS). The Transportation Coordinator will also use various tools (i.e. personal computer, phone, SSC resources, WMS & TMS) to help manage deliveries to stores, DC yard management and help the stores and DC's with their various needs.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or GED (Associate’s degree preferred)
2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company
Proven problem-solving and team building skills
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
Possess excellent customer service skills
Able to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
Must pass pre-employment background check


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Follow proper processes surrounding administrative duties of the warehouse outlined by Warehouse Logistics Manager
Perform proper record keeping for inspections, audits, and all other files
Communicate with stores, carriers, store support personnel and dray providers on inbound and outbound shipments
Work with team members to resolve conflicts and issues
Coordinate with team members on potential opportunities for success
Coordinate with drayage providers to deliver daily inbound containers based on priority
Receive shipment tenders from store support planning team and work with warehouse operations to plan weekly shipments with carriers
Ship and track outbound shipments to stores and troubleshoot and delivery issues
Work with the rail yard to deliver proper rail car equipment based on outbound order
Support operations via WMS/TMS system entry
Promote tenders to warehouse operations to begin wave picking orders in warehouse
Promote tenders to assign shipments to domestic carriers based on capacity and system parameters
Promote/delete backlog of shipments to provide E3 replenishment system with clarity for building shipments each day
Engage in ongoing training and learning sessions to maximize results
Planning and timing between operations team and their logistics team
Activities surrounding inbound and outbound processes
Communicate ideas for process improvements to management team


WORKING CONDITIONS (TRAVEL, HOURS, ENVIRONMENT)

This position is hourly, knowing it may include hours which exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate to noisy.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Physical Work – Ability exert 30 – 60 pounds of force occasionally, and or 20-30 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry push, pull, or otherwise move objects. The employee is often required to use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Store Support Center Associates
Provide leadership and support training on all Safety programs, processes and procedures, insuring that every associate is properly trained for their position.
Follow established Safety procedures in all aspects of work assignments applicable to the position. This includes participating in all Safety related training and acquiring certifications. Each associate is responsible for Safety at the Store Support Center and when visiting other company work locations. All Safety concerns must be brought to the attention of the management of a location and/or the Store Support Center Safety Department immediately.

NOTE: All duties and responsibilities listed are considered to be essential job functions and requirements, and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Marginal functions of the position (those that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties) have not been included. However, the omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the business and requirement of the job change.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Floor & Decor is like no other flooring company. Founded in 2000 in Atlanta, we have quickly become one of the country’s leading flooring retailers, with dozens of stores nationwide – and more to come. A strong entrepreneurial spirit flows through our young company. The remarkable success we have enjoyed could not have happened without the time, talent, and teamwork of our extremely dedicated associates. Working with equal amounts of passion and grit, we’ve become the “category killer of flooring” by revolutionizing the way people buy flooring. Our customers enjoy the largest in-stock selection of tile, wood, stone, and flooring accessories at prices no one can beat.

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