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Inbound Freight Coordinator

Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Role description:The Inbound freight coordinate is responsible for vendor management, freight rate negotiations, purchase orders and rate management in SAP. They will also work to provide freight dispute resolutions. -Responsibilities:Ensure the execution of key internal controls within the area of responsibilityBe the internal and external main point of contact for anything related to inbound freightSupport plants and vendors with inventory management, forecasting and planningManage carrier relationships (trucking and railroad companies), lead yearly negotiations with carriers, spot opportunities in the market to resolve disputesManage day to day tasks such as PO creation, monthly rates and fuel updates, demurrage and dispute managementProcess invoices in SAP and approve, EDI process management and updatesManage freight budget versus monthly PPV, identify corrective actionsDemonstrate commitment to the Ardagh core values and policies and procedures. Establish a working environment that promotes the importance of employees acting with integrity and in an ethical manner. -Minimum skills / qualifications: Background in logistics/manufacturing. Truck and rail shipment scheduling for just-in-time manufacturing facilitiesEffective communication and support decision making in a fast paced and challenging shipping environmentMust be familiar with concepts such as shipping lead time, demurrage, bottom drop trailer, fuel surcharge indexProficient in Excel; knowledge of transportation KPIsUse of SAP (preferred) or other enterprise resource planning tool -Preferred skills / qualifications: Experience with bulk transportation (grain, coal, sand or any other bulk commodity) -Experience working for one of the US RailroadsExperience with freight tendering toolsAbout Ardagh GroupArdagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with revenues of almost $7 billion.Today we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.--- - - -Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?--- - - -Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?--- - - -Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what's possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. -Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. -We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you'll enjoy the journey!Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. -

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