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Customer Logistics Specialist - Campus

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Supply Chain/Logistics/Transportation
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KOCH INDUSTRIES INC
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057579 Requisition #
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KBX Logistics, LLC provides transportation and logistics services to industry leaders in manufacturing and production, saving our customers time, money and hassle. We have a significant purchasing position and the leading-edge talent to create an advantage in the marketplace. We continue to reinvent better ways to create value for our customers. KBX Logistics is an independent Koch company. Being privately held, we are able to embrace long-term visions and invest in the future through our holistic application of Market-Based Management®. To learn more visit www.KBXLogistics.com.


The Customer Logistics Specialist role is a position that directly contributes to the success and profitability of the account(s). The primary responsibility for this role is to ensure the successful execution of the day-to day transportation activities for our customers in terms of cost, service, and communication. The span of involvement ranges from implementations through ongoing operations. This role will have relationships with both internal and external customers as well as vendors.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Providing exceptional customer service while balancing profitability by utilizing all of the tools available and especially the transportation management systems
  • Monitoring and tracking transportation shipments from inception to final delivery
  • Maintaining relationships with clients, customers, & vendors to ensure cost and service expectations are met or exceeded
  • Communicating effectively and appropriately with clients, customers, vendors, carriers and teammates
  • Analyzing and recommending broad based innovative improvement initiatives for the account with a focus on eliminating root causes of recurring issues which leads to driving down client costs, improving service to customers, as well as maximizing KBX profitability.
  • Using professional judgment to assess the impact of tactical decisions/actions on the client and KBX Logistics
  • Balancing the clients’ needs with our company’s profitability
  • Reporting and analyzing key performance indicators
  • Building customer and client relationships at operational levels
  • Developing standard operating procedures based on the direction from manager
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the account plan to ensure sustainability of our services and expand our service offering footprint with the client
  • Communicating proactively to end customers and our client as appropriate. 
  • Adhering to order management principles defined by our client
  • Acting as the “face” of our client to their end customer 

What You Will Need:


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with an anticipated graduation date within 1 year in transportation/logistics or related degree area OR high school diploma and 3+ years’ experience in transportation/logistics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook
  • Ability to travel up to 10% depending on start-ups

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years’ experience working directly with clients and customers
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years’ experience in transportation/logistics

     

Why work for Koch Companies?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Access to professional training and mentoring
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions rather than seniority
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

Based in Wichita, Kan., Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, grain processing and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; ranching; glass; and investments. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested approximately $65 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 100,000 people worldwide, with about 60,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 930 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service. For more news and stories, visit www.kochnews.com.

 

The businesses’ popular consumer brands include Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® and Angel Soft® bath tissue, Dixie® tabletop products, LYCRA® fiber, STAINMASTER® carpet and more.


Learn more about us


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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