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Shipper at Huntsman International LLC


Huntsman International LLC Los Angeles, CA Full Time
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Job Description:


Huntsman’s Advanced Materials Division is now searching for a new Shipper for our chemical manufacturing site located in Los Angeles, California.

As the Shipper, you will:  

  • Coordinate the collective efforts of both shipping and packaging teams for logistics management
  • Complement support efforts to minimize interruptions or delays
  • Manage the work instructions with logistics teams (freight forwarder, carriers, customer service, etc.) to ensure efficiency is maintained
  • Review all transportation documentation to ensure everything is in order and in compliance with specific regulations and customers’ requirements
  • Monitor expedited shipments to prevent delivery issues
  • Review and address any issues with the appropriate department lead
  • Knowledge and experience in transportation equipment and modes of transport
  • Identify and confirm special packaging requirements (Reefer, dry ice) and shipping instructions to ensure they are carried out accordingly
  • Provide support to both internal and external customers
  • Interface with area leadership and direct the transportation on expedite shipments
  • Ensure shipping quality and conformance to customer’s specifications
  • Exceptional knowledge and certification in all HAZMAT regulations (IATA, IMO, DOT 49-CFR)
  • Provide input and recommendations in compliance with HAZMAT regulations
  • Continuous development in areas of logistics, MS Office suite, and other internal/external software programs (DGIS, Broussard, UPS World, FedEx Manager, Label Master, Label Matrix, Master Form, Boeing’s TM: DHL/EXEL)
  • Excel at functioning in the shipping department and in providing solutions to alleviate risks
  • Take ownership of unassigned workload and support other team members
  • Proactively seek to take on tasks and other activities
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves and step into unknown situations
  • A passion for continuous improvement/Zero Harm initiatives (Daily Safety Cross)
  • Always demonstrate a high sense of urgency
  • High level of customer service, respond proactively to customer’s queries
  • Handle delivery issues or provide line manager and supervisor issue resolutions
  • Conduct spot checks to resolve oversights at an early stage
  • Possess numerical and analytical skills
  • Ensure accuracy of orders, documentation, and instructions
  • Issue work permits and incident reporting
  • Ability and willingness to support during ISO and internal audits
  • Perform other duties as mandated by supervisor and management
  • Excellent communication, organization and partnering skills
  • Keep good housekeeping

Skills and experiences required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required with 8 years’ experience in shipping department
  • Ability bend and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Help in solving problems and effectively communicate any issues to the appropriate functions
  • Certified in Shipping of Dangerous Goods (Ocean, Air & Ground) transport
  • Maintaining current training certificates and maintains current software requirements
  • Run/create monthly shipping reports/ Coordinate and conduct safety meetings
  • Make efficient and cost-effective decisions for shipments
  • Communicate and solve any shipping related issues with Customer Service
  • Works under general supervision
  • Relies on experience/judgment to plan an accomplish tasks and goals
  • May orient, train and assign the work of other employees

Starting rate for Shipper is $30.00/hr.  Step progression available based on qualification - minimum of 12 months prior to associate qualifying.

Huntsman offers outstanding benefits which start from Day One.

Competitive healthcare, dental, and vision.

One additional week of paid time off - on top of vacation

401k – Huntsman automatically contributes 6% of eligible pay, regardless of employee contribution. In addition to the 6% non-discretionary contribution, Huntsman will match $1 for every $1 you contribute up to a maximum match of 4% of eligible pay.

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on.

Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

Huntsman is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation and/or expression or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have facilities national or local.

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Huntsman is aware of a scam involving fraudulent job offers. Huntsman does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview. Please be advised that emails from Huntsman always end in “” and that any job offer that requires payment or requires you to deposit a check is likely a scam. If you have questions about any open positions at Huntsman, please visit our Careers website at [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Shipper.

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