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Logistics Specialist - Round Lake, IL

Post Date: 02/27/2023

Req. Number: 101773

City: Round Lake Park

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60073


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

NOW HIRING! Are you skilled in logistics, shipping and receiving, documentation processes’, and working with vendors and 3rd party carriers? If so, we have a great opportunity for you!

Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with a manufacturing company located in Round Lake Park, IL and is seeking an experienced Logistics Specialist to join their team. This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity, offering benefits and a first shift schedule Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.  

$50k – starting pay, negotiable based on experience level.
More experience, higher the pay!!

Duties include and are not limited to the following:

  • Working with the logistics team to deliver production orders, and sample briefs
  • Manage and maintain all order movements in shipping software
  • Manage raw material rejections for return
  • Identify root cause and corrective actions for raw material supply and quality concerns
  • Assists with the removal and/or disposal of surplus materials
  • Coordinates deliveries from vendors and 3rd party companies to ensure shipments arrive on time
  • Proactively follows up on outstanding issues with incoming and outgoing orders
  • Assists with grievances related to carriers and 3PL’s
  • Resolves issues with receiving and processing payments to vendors
  • Maintains and/or implements logistical record keeping systems
  • Ensures compliance and purchasing code of ethics when dealing with carriers
  • Assists with other projects as assigned


What’s Required?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree in Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Business, Economics, and/or Supply Chain is a plus!
  • At least 3 years of manufacturing experience related to logistics, procurement, production control, and planning
  • Production planning skill set required
  • Knowledge of GMP’s
  • Ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines
  • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to communicate with internal departments, vendors, customers, and 3rd party carriers
  • Computer skill set required in basic operations and working with various software applications

MAKE NO MISTAKE. Our organization ALSO works on your behalf. If you think you are valued at $50,000, we will submit you as such. If you have the experience, can prove your skills, and believe you should earn above that, we listen to you and negotiate on your behalf.

Goodwill TalentBridge is a non-profit entity of Goodwill Industries, providing recruitment services for people, like you, and companies throughout Chicagoland and Milwaukee. The services we charge to companies directly supports our mission. So, THANK YOU for working with us! It is completely free to you.

APPLY TODAY with Goodwill TalentBridge and automatically be considered for other Logistics and Procurement opportunities, or anything else you wish to be considered for! 

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