Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for an Assistant Freight Specialist. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!
Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:
Schedule the inbound and/or outbound delivery of products and orders to customers via contract or company truck drivers. Coordinate with the location’s personnel to provide trucking arrangements for all freight needs. Utilize RFN system (review routes, assign route number, release pick ticket information to scanning equipment) for trucks and/or will calls. Meet customer service requirements and monitor department productivity and location goals. Create day-to-day safety awareness and DOT and OSHA regulations. Develop efficient delivery schedules effectively utilizing trucks and/or use of contract drivers. Maintain profiles and freight contracts, motor carrier profiles, shipping rates, driving logs, etc. and update the TIS system as appropriate. Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Basic Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent work experience. Working conditions are in a normal office environment with minimal physical exertion, and frequent periods of sitting.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to perform multitask assignments within a fast paced work environment. Typically more than 3 years of experience in related job function. May require technical certification or associates degree. Effective communication skills required. Requires proficiency in utilizing computer software applications necessary for performing job responsibilities.
Competencies: Building Strategic Working Relationships, Work Standards – Quality and Quantity of Work, Planning and Organizing, Customer Focus, Applied Learning, Stress Tolerance, Information Monitoring, Initiating Action, Decision Making, Communication, Job Fit.