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Distribution Coordinator II

Bridgeton, MO - Corp Woods


Job Title:
Distribution Coordinator II

Supply Chain

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position manages specific functions of the warehouse and operations including warehouse, temporary contracted workers, carriers, and/or company drivers including receipt, inventory, material handling, and safety of goods coming through the warehouse. Provides general oversight of operations that ensures a safe, reliable environment, and works with internal and external contacts to ensure accurate management, routing, and delivery of inventory. Incumbents must be able to work any shift to satisfy the demand for flexibility in scheduling to ensure operational success. This includes but is not limited to, day shifts, night shifts, and weekend shifts. Occasional travel for training, meetings, and account coverage may be necessary as the business need arises.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily warehouse operations of processing inventory in compliance with established internal controls; ensure the timely and accurate processing of goods to customers and/or vendors and the maintenance, cleanliness, and proper environment of the warehouse
  • Build and maintain positive professional relationships with personnel to minimize turnover and maximize ongoing productivity
  • Assist with on-time service and meet customer requirements, including managing exceptions on freight and ETA adjustments based on pick-up and delivery schedules, and other environmental factors on the road
  • Communicate operational safety standards, warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements; take proactive steps to create a positive safety culture at their accounts by enforcing company policies, ensuring compliance, and company safety requirements are being met
  • Work with personnel and/or drivers to resolve service issues, routing receipt, inventory, material handling, and safety of goods coming through the warehouse, etc. as they occur throughout the day and, where necessary, when on call; May coordinate warehouse resources in order to maintain working processes
  • Perform administrative duties such as payroll, management of the Net-Revenue budget, safety event reviews, filing and documenting, defect documentation, resolving pay issues, invoicing, and/or creating operational or financial reports
  • Maximize efficiency of operations and profitability, make recommendations for continuous improvement, and measure key performance indicators for both operations and warehouse processes
  • Utilize personnel management including training and orientation of personnel, and assistance with internal and third-party (customer) systems
  • Fill in for absent or unavailable personnel and on special projects related to optimizing operations and achieving profitability
  • May assist warehouse workers with duties including but not limited to operating loading/unloading vehicles, preparing goods and materials, and processing receipts, inventory, etc.
  • Assist in yard management as part of daily tasks


Minimum Qualification:

High School Diploma/GED AND 2-3 years of experience in transportation/logistics, business administration, account management, &/or equivalent military experience AND the ability to work across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed

&/OR Demonstration of the following skills and abilities through education, certifications, military, or other experiences:

Demonstration of the following skills and abilities through education, certifications, military, or other experiences:

  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy
  • Ability to anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level
  • Ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments
  • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with clients, vendors, and peers
  • Ability to meet or exceed team/driver needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to influence


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Transportation/Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field AND 1-2 years of experience in transportation/logistics, business administration, account management, &/or equivalent military experience
  • Experience in distribution
  • Experience in warehouse operations
  • Experience training others
  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliances up to 100 pounds)

Factors which may affect starting pay within this range may include skills, education, experience, geography, and other qualifications of the successful candidate. This position may be eligible for annual bonus and incentives based on profitability or volumes in accordance with the terms of the Company’s bonus and incentive plans, as applicable and in effect from time to time.

The Company offers the following benefits for full-time positions, subject to applicable eligibility requirements, as may be in effect from time to time: medical benefit, dental benefit, vision benefit, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid time off commensurate with tenure (includes vacation and sick time), two weeks of paid parental leave, and six paid holidays annually.

Bachelors: Logistics Management, Bachelors: Supply Chain Management, Bachelors: Transportation Logistics, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Transportation/Logistics, Business Administration, Customer Service/Account Manager

Job Opening ID:
00536418 Distribution Coordinator II (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 11 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

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