Kelly Services Freight Clerk-Downers Grove, IL in Downers Grove, Illinois

Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. Today, we are proud to offer a short term temp position as Freight Clerk with a Fortune 500 Company, in Downers Grove, IL!

The Freight Clerk is responsible for managing 3PL certified endorsements (insurance, hazmat, CSA scores, etc.), all driver documentation (mileage, DVIR, checklist, employee updates, daily shipments), credit card reconciliation, fuel & rates in SAP, and revenue recovery following established standard procedures.

Job Summary:

Location : Downers Grove, IL

Long -Term contract position - -6 months or longer

Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday (40 hours a week)

Key Job Responsibilities :

  • Researches/obtains resolution of a variety of logistics issues with regard to private fleet or 3PL

  • Supports Dispatch as needed to resolve technical difficulties and issues with the 3PL

  • Maintains detailed records related to transportation activities in accordance with the company’s record retention policy

  • Prepares reports in accordance with the company policies and submits by required deadlines

  • Maintains proper relationships with the dispatch, customer service and technical services to understand their requirements and priorities

  • Prioritizes work and shifting demands to include special projects

  • Maintains working knowledge of the company’s products, current plant production and shipping capabilities

  • Driver credit card reconciliation

  • Contribute to 3PL Score Cards: Service issues, late deliveries, excellent or poor service

  • Daily monitoring of truck drivers documentation and reporting

  • Ensuring drivers meet DOT requirements

Essential Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree*; Business, Logistics/Transportation, Accounting or related field strongly preferred

*Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education

  • Strong time management, organization and prioritization skills required

  • Team player with customer focused mentality

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

  • Minimum 2 years Logistics, Accounting or Chlor Alkali experience

  • Manufacturing/industrial work setting; chemical industry preferred

  • Ability to handle multiple and shifting priorities while working in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective time management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Microsoft Office experience required, SAP experience preferred

Important information : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position (Ann Delestine at 206-524-6980); however your resume must have been submitted.

Due to the high volume of responses anticipated, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Services ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune

100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access

the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect

with Kelly.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people

around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.