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Logistics Specialist

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Location: Vista, CA, US, 92081

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 


Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Purpose:  The Logistics Specialist is responsible for all aspects of planning and executing the daily shipment schedule of a busy manufacturing plant that utilizes both TL and LTL shipments.  This includes but is not limited to; working safely, planning and processing of shipment schedules, printing and organizing shipping documents, communicating with customers and carriers, following SOPs, maintaining historical information, troubleshooting, cost reduction, and continuous improvement. 


Job Duties: 

  • Plan shipments via truckload and less-than truckload carriers with consideration to geography, truck volume, stop-count, mileage, customer requirements, cost, etc.
  • Interface with internal departments to develop and execute the Plan
  • Determine most cost-effective way to deliver shipments
  • Process shipment documentation such as BOLs, Packing Lists, Pick Lists, PODs, etc.
  • Maintain accurate data in the ERP system
  • Communicate professionally with customers and carriers
  • Work with carriers to resolve discrepancies (quality, delivery, etc)
  • Collect and maintain data and other historical information
  • Problem solve for continuous improvement
  • Make recommendations to management on improvement opportunities
  • Support other office functions as needed

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must have a HS Diploma; some college or specialized training preferred
  • 2+ years of work experience in an office setting; preferably in Logistics but not required
  • Self-starter and able to perform the job with minimal supervision once trained
  • Proficient in the use of computers
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management and suppliers.
  • Strong work ethic and attendance
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to work OT as required to complete daily work



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: San Diego