Mohawk Industries is the leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin, Quick-Step and IVC. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.
This position will provide international logistics support to all exporting and importing activities within the Mohawk North America Flooring Group (Mohawk Home, Mohawk Hard Surface, Mohawk Carpet, Mohawk International, Unilin (USA) and IVC Group (USA).
This position will be the primary transportation operations person arranging air shipments and special ocean shipments.
+ Manage the day to day transportation of freight via ocean and air to ensure complete customer satisfaction by facilitating timely and accurate communication for all exporting and importing activities within the Mohawk North America Flooring Group (Mohawk Home, Mohawk Hard Surface, Mohawk Carpet, Mohawk International, Unilin (USA) and IVC Group (USA). + Utilize supply chain system to track replenishment and direct customer containers + Prepare transportation reports and send notifications immediately of any issues that result in delays + Coordinate delivery schedules through direct communication with carrier, drayage provider and warehouse. + Coordinate the ad-hoc international shipments of parts, machinery, promotional items, samples, wool, and other commodities in support of the Mohawk North America Flooring Group. + Seek competitive spot quotes for air and ocean shipments for special shipping requirements. + Prepare shipping documents as necessary. + Other transportation functions as needed in support of Mohawk Flooring business units.
+ Experience in international logistics operations, with minimum 5 years while working with or for an international freight forwarding company and beneficial cargo owner. + Knowledge of air and ocean transportation and cargo handling practices. + Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. + Demonstrated ability to lead, influence and drive for results within operations. + Ability to work under pressure with high sense of urgency and manage multiple priorities with confidence. + Strong analytical capability and excellent written and oral communication skills. + Ability to formulate and implement actions plans.
**EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled**
**Job ID** _2017-33277_
**FLSA Status** _NonExempt_
**Business Site** _US-GA-CALHOUN_
**Job Group** _Logistics_
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