• Distribution and Transportation Specialist

  • Overview

    As the number one manufacturer of indoor air quality products, we know that smart, accomplished people are the reason for our success. It is because of those team members that we’ve been delivering indoor air quality and comfort solutions since 1954. To create the best, we need to be the best and that’s Aprilaire®, a Division of Research Products Corporation® has been designated by InBusiness magazine as one of Madison's Best Companies to Work For and why we are a Worksite Superstar Award Winner.


    Aprilaire® is growing and that's why we're looking for an outgoing, ambitious Distribution and Transportation Specialist in our Poynette manufacturing facility.


    Read on to check out the details of the position and why Aprilaire is a terrific company to work for.



    The essential duties and responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate the internet order and shipping process.
    • Review orders for accuracy and inventory availability.
    • Coordinate delivery with internal and external warehouses and execute shipping confirmation.
    • Investigate debit/credit claims.
    • Assist with inventory tracking and transfer between all inventory locations, inside and outside of the company.
    • Coordinate pick-up of customer paid freight.
    • Evaluate Transportation management System mode routings for errors and switch carrier as needed.
    • Execute inventory cycle counts and investigate inventory discrepancies.
    • Assist with customer specific requirements (palletizing, labeling, audit inspections, etc).
    • Coordinate customer service change requests.
    • Assist with export documentation, communication with forwarders for booking information, mode of shipment and process paperwork after shipment is complete.
    • Assist with tracing inbound and outbound shipments for customers and the company.  Process claims for damage or loss of shipment.  Investigate cause of damage.
    • Provide customer tracking updates.
    • Process inbound Return Good Authorizations.
    • Assist with shipping/invoice reconciliation.
    • Assist customers with questions on freight bills. Audit/adjust freight bills as necessary.



    What special qualifications will you bring to this position?  The following knowledge, skills, and abilities will serve beneficial to you in being successful in the Distribution and Transportation Specialist role.

    • High school diploma and 6-12 months related experience.
    • Ability to analyze information skillfully.
    • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
    • Adaptability - Able to deal with frequent interruptions, change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Ability to multi-task and stay well-organized.
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Ability to complete projects with limited instructions in a given time frame.
    • Punctuality, dependability, and trust are required.
    • Customer service attitude; strives for quality work.
    • Ability to “think outside the box” and implement efficiencies
    • Responds to customer needs; meets commitments.
    • A collaborative team player. 


    We offer:

    • A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including:
      • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing (6% in 2017),
      • a platinum-rated low deductible health insurance plan,
      • dental and vision insurance,
      • three types of life insurance coverage,
      • vacation and holiday pay,
      • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans,
      • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including a company nurse/wellness educator),
      • extensive training and support,
      • a family-oriented culture,
      • strong values,
      • opportunity for career growth,
      • and much much more.



    Online applications only, please.  www.aprilaire.com/jobs


    Aprilaire, a Division of Research Products Corporation
    300 E John Street
    Poynette, WI 53955



    Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

    Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

    Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

    Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


    Aprilaire is an E-Verify company.


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