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Logistics Support Specialist

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Remote Options: 

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 1.5 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers. Together, over 6,500 dedicated professionals will deliver over 1 billion gallons of propane from 1,800+ distribution points across the United States.

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Job Summary (Purpose):  

 

The Logistics Support Specialist is responsible for optimizing the distribution of propane and identifying scheduling issues and troubleshooting issues for all modes of transportation. The Logistics Support Staff/Representative will manage manual scheduling requirements and is proficient in all distribution programs applicable to this function.

 

 

Key Characteristics:

 

  • Ability to multi-task while also prioritizing workload
  • Collaborates well with others and communicates concisely
  • Focused on meeting objectives while balancing customer needs
  • Analytical and capable of translating data into actionable results

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Act as liaison with logistics support team to correct and prevent data and system issues
  • Analyze issues and issue types in all systems
  • Match receipt and delivery transactions in RightAngle
  • Generate and review search movements report in RightAngle
  • Create and update movement plans in RightAngle
  • Update existing orders in RightAngle
  • Create and update movement documents
  • Actualize orders with existing movement documents in RightAngle
  • Review unmatched orders in RightAngle
  • Manually create BOLs in RightAngle
  • Responsible for creating and managing RightAngle logistics deals
  • Communicate with the MRD for pricing curve creation
  • Track and review complete orders for abnormalities and errors 
  • Manage and troubleshoot scheduling issues for all modes of transportation in RightAngle
  • Triage unmatched movement, orders and invoices
  • End of Month accounting support
  • Track and review incomplete orders
  • Track and analyze driver incurred assessorial charges 
  • Review ongoing processes and reports to analyze abnormalities and classifications
  • First troubleshooting resource when issues or discrepancies occur
  • Track and review complete orders for abnormalities and errors 

 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Baseline program proficient? (Patrick); Knowledge of Microsoft office products, such as PowerPoint, Word and, Excel
  • Strong communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Effective problem-solving skills & acute analytical skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of logistics
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational & time management skills
  • Overtime and After-hour support may be required

 

 

Education and Experience Required:

 

  • RightAngle experience preferred
  • Propane industry, logistics experience, understanding of accounting (recruiting marketing rather than JD)
  • 3 Years of experience in routing or logistics
  • High School diploma required

 

AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.
 


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