Operations, Oil & Gas

Anchorage, AK, USA Req #1924
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

At Odyssey, we believe high expectations are the key to everything. When we strive to become better than what we are, everything around us becomes better, too.  Odyssey strives to foster an environment that allows employees to develop new ideas and thrive. With our advanced technology, global network and integrated processes, we regularly break new ground for clients and are able to offer logistics careers that cultivate successful professionals and develop existing talent.
 

Our team is comprised of logisticians, engineers, technicians and supply chain experts, as well as professionals in other administrative and specialized areas who work at multiple locations across the United States, as well as in our international operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
 

For more information, please visit www.odysseylogistics.com

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining transportation and distribution procedures and processes to maximize delivery efficiency. This position coordinates and processes the traffic and flow of materials and information from the Lower 48 to Alaska.

   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating transportation providers and carriers to ensure best value and prompt movement of shipments;
  • Developing and fostering processes that make the supply chain more efficient and organized;
  • Responding to custom inquires and providing needed information.
  • Provide rate quotes for established or new customers;
  • Ensure profit enhancement and expense reduction, creating balance effectively with customer and vendor satisfaction;
  • Take customer orders for shipping;
  • Manage shipments through the Truckmate ERP system;
  • Tracking and tracing of shipments from origin to destination;
  • Arranging truckload and LTL carriers for inbound, outbound and 3rd party shipments;
  • Limited vendor/carrier price negotiation;
  • Monitor freight rates and accessorial charges to ensure cost-effectiveness;
  • Coordinating special shipping arrangements as necessary;
  • Tracking shipping errors and correcting as needed;
  • Reconciles common carrier invoice and approvals;
  • Reviewing purchase orders, shipping documents and communication to ensure accuracy
  • Customer invoice approval for generation;
  • Ensuring that the quality of all services provided meet the required standards;
  • Contribute to positive, safe work environment;
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is responsible for supervising no one.

   

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

   

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-onone and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans; 
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Work-life balance

No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.


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  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Anchorage, AK, USA