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Shipping Coordinator, United States, Savory Flavors N. America

Harbor BeachSensient Technologies Corporation

Job Summary:

  • Coordinate customer orders and freight to ensure finished goods are shipped on time and in full. This position will ensure that customer orders are allocated, picked, packed, and shipped per the customer requested ship date. Coordinate with freight carriers to ship both customer pick up and prepaid freight.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Handles any freight contract administration, reporting, approved carrier tracking, and general administrative support.

  • Data management and maintenance of material and vendor master data in BPCS - payment terms, price, INCO-terms.

  • Reporting and investigation of freight variances, on-time delivery, and quality metrics

  • Prepare shipping documentation that accompanies shipments

  • Review and verify all outbound shipments are to customer specific requirements

  • Ensure shipping modes are efficient and cost effective

  • Root cause analysis of shipping failures

  • Audit and approve freight bills

  • Follow Export Trade regulations and all applicable regulations

    Education & Experience:

  • High school education or equivalent education

  • 3-5 years of traffic experience preferred

  • DOT 49 CFR & IATA training/certification preferred

    Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication skills with people outside of department eg: sales, cust. service, management

  • BPCS and/or JD Edwards capability in inventory management, customer order, and master data

  • Work independently with minimal supervision


  • Analytical thinking

  • Communicating

  • Customer Focus

  • Collaboration

  • Organizational Saavy

  • Planning & Priority setting

  • Initiating action

  • Results oriented

  • Judgement

  • Problem solving

    Working Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Fast moving information

  • Combination office and on the shop floor activity

  • Lifting 50 lbs periodically


    Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient's value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.


    Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands. Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. For more information, visit our website at .

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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