Logistics Coordinator

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.


How will you make an impact?


Logistics Coordinator II will be responsible for outgoing shipments leaving the United States. This involves comprehensive execution of all international shipping duties for the company and requires solid familiarity with international shipping and document preparation. The primary duty of this position is to ensure highest level of quality order fulfillment through order receipt to product delivery of Thermo Fisher products.


What will you do?

  • Responsibilities involve significant completion of paperwork, including:
  • Perform verification and confirmation of parts match with pick lists, preparation of packing lists, commercial invoices, master bills of lading and other export compliance documentation.
  • You will communicate with customers about documentation needed and work with them to resolve issues. Invoicing and record keeping will also be among your duties.
  • As operations and records are increasingly computerized, you will also need strong computer and data entry skills. Incumbent will use computer databases Oracle – E1, WMS, SAP, TRAX, Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft suite programs.
  • Update and maintain Oracle - E1 system.
  • Track shipments and prepare export documentation.
  • Interact with vendors, custom brokers, airlines, SS lines and freight forwarders.
  • Work within a team-based environment while exercising independent judgment and discretion as needed with minimal supervision.

How will you get there?

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Requires a minimum of four (4) years related experience.
  • Two or more years shipping experience, including knowledge of export compliance regulations
  • Experience using computer databases or MRP/ERP systems
  • Experience with high email volumes
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Attention to detail is important to ensure quality of shipments and completion of appropriate shipping documentation.
  • Physical ability to perform tasks related to packaging and moving materials to prepare for shipment

Job Requirements:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Interpersonal skills for dealing with customers & suppliers
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • High level skill in Outlook and Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in self-regulated team environment
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments
  • Knowledge of import/export business processes
  • Logistics background is a plus.
  • Attention to detail, organization and accuracy are important.
  • Good customer service and negotiation skills will be helpful.

Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Detailed knowledge of our three main sales channels
  • Oracle knowledge
  • International cultural awareness
  • Biotech industry experience
  • Knowledge of Biotech product transport and storage modes
  • cGMP experience
  • Haz-mat / Dangerous Goods Certification

Working Conditions:

Works in a warehouse environment and may operate under various temperatures including room temperature (59–86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 – 23 degrees F), up to ten hours per day. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 50 lbs., as well as work in a standing position for extended periods of time. May handle “packaged” hazardous materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be agreeable to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change). Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. The nature of the operation’s working environment is conducive to varying degrees of stress throughout the day. The physical and emotional demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.


Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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Full time
Frederick, MD 21703, US