Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • AWW -WA - Freight Administrator

    Job Locations US-WA-Washougal
    Job ID 2019-1544
  • Overview

    The Allweather Wood (AWW) pressure treated plant is a full-line manufacturing and distribution facility in Washougal, WA. The faclity specializes in Hem-fir products for the Washington, Oregon,Alaska, Utah, Montana, and Idaho markets. The Allweather Wood facility inventories over 8 million feet of Lumber, Plywood, and Miscellaneous treated items. 

    The Allweather Wood brand has long stood for innovation and best-in-class technology in preservative treated lumber products.   Allweather Wood began operating in 1985 with our first preservative treated lumber facility in Washougal, Washington. With subsequent acquisitions, we added preservative treated lumber manufacturing and distribution facilities in Coos Bay, Oregon, and Loveland, Colorado as well as distribution locations in Ferndale, Washington, and Fontana and Woodland, California. Each of our locations manufactures and stocks preservative treated lumber and plywood products to best support the market needs in the geographic areas we serve. Allweather Wood now ranks as the largest waterborne preservative treated lumber manufacturer in the Western U.S. 

     

    Allweather Wood (AWW) is looking for an experienced Freight Administrator to work with us at our Washougal, WA facility. This position is responsible for freight management processes including coordinating and dispatching lumber loads, supporting inventory control transactions, end-of-month closeouts and identifying inventory deficiencies. To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Responsibilities

    Allocate appropriate internal and external resources, to achieve timely and accurate delivery of product to the customer in the most efficient and safe manner. Knowledge of commercial vehicle operational requirements as related to inter and intrastate commerce.

    • Dispatch loads to specific Lowe’s stores, out of State Markets and Distribution Centers
    • Determine the trucks and driver’s route based on the product to deliver, the size of the orders, whether they are day or night deliveries, the number and location of destinations, and the receiving hours
    • Coordinate Special Orders for timely delivery
    • Coordinate deliveries and pick-ups with MFP, HRC & AWW Sales Staff
    • Identify and coordinate/dispatch lumber loads to and from MFP, HRC, CDC, UKSM, AWW (intra and interstate deliveries as they pertain to hours of service regulations),with sales staff as appropriate
    • Maintain new hauler process for AWW. Obtains all legally and company required documents, enter data as appropriate and maintain current files for each outside hauler uniformly
    • Maintain hauler correspondence and relations as needed. Delivery requirements, correspondence both verbal and written; update and keep current all rate sheets for internal & external trucks, quote freight rates, put mailings together, research any issues, provide feedback to Site Manager as appropriate
    • Complete and provide regular Management reports including weekly Dashboard and monthly Average
    • Maintenance of Biannual Terminal Inspection (BIT) program with working knowledge in; Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, hours of service and drivers’ log requirements
    • Maintain phone lists and receiving times available for Lowe’s and outside haulers
    • Assist the Site Manager with Administrative tasks
    • Fuel & mileage reporting, auditing & entering freight, as needed
    • Cross-trained to ship orders as needed
    • Oversee Safety Program for company drivers

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as rates, discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
    • Knowledge of , Lumbertrack or other lumber industry software or able to learn accordingly as well as Microsoft Office Suite including; Access, Internet, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software

    Physical Requirements

    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
    • The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. 
    • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • Frequently required to communicate and occasionally required to climb or balance
    • The employee is also regularly required to sit when operating equipment.
    • The employee will be subject to varying weather conditions including rain, snow, ice, wind, heat and cold
    • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and communicate.
    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of weight and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds of weight.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Competencies

     

    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

    Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace

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