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Transportation Logistics Specialist

 

Description

Georgia-Pacific has an immediate opening for a Transportation Logistics Specialist in our Wood and Fiber organization. This role will be based out of Georgia Pacific Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Georgia-Pacific Wood and Fiber Supply is key to ensuring that GP's 80+ mills maintain a constant flow of logs, wood fiber and chips. Reporting to the WFS Manager of Transportation and Logistics, this person will build strong business relationships with the Wood and Fiber team, transportation providers, material suppliers and sales customers within the Southeastern US. Additionally, the individual will help lead process improvements and develop innovative solutions to recurring issues. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures primarily focused on transportation providers 

  • Serve as the daily point of contact for supplier mills, customer mills (building products/pulp) and related transportation providers to coordinate delivery schedules and ensure no disruptions are caused to daily mill operations 

  • Develop and analyze data/trends to support logistics procedures and policies with actionable metrics 

  • Drive cost improvement projects at the carrier and facility level 

  • Assist with the transportation management pertaining to the procurement and sales of wood and fiber byproducts for GP’s manufacturing facilities 

  • Ensure proper documentation/distribution/account reconciliation for various contracts and vendors/buyers 

  • Interact with multiple levels and functions within the organization and market 

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Higher in Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain, or related subject or at least 3 years of experience in logistics or transportation 

  • Experience with Microsoft Word (i.e., documentation and formatting), Excel (i.e., creating workbooks and writing formulas with functions), Power Point (i.e., creating slides for presentations) and Outlook 

  • Limited travel with some overnight travel 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in sales and procurement 

  • Experience in the Forest Industry 

  • Background in a LEAN environment with a Green Belt or higher  



Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except 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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