Shipping Coordinator

Company Overview:

Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. (KEP) has been providing customer solutions for over 60 years and is the industry leader in the manufacture of precision-engineered low durometer tubing and dip molded products. Our products serve a variety of markets including medical, dental, food/beverage, sports/recreation, laboratory, and industrial. We extrude TPE, PVC, and custom compounds in an infinite variety of tubing sizes and manufacture Free-Band®, the preferred non-latex tourniquet.  The company is committed to Lean Enterprise with a strategy of continuous improvement in all areas.

About the Job:

We are seeking a full-time Shipping Coordinator to join our team at our Winesburg, Ohio location.  Dress attire is business casual in a manufacturing environment where departments work together for the success of the company.  This position reports to the Director of Winesburg Operations.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating and managing all shipping of outbound product to KEP customers along with the preparation of all associated documents
  • Audit both inbound and outbound freight bills
  • Schedule and manage pickups
  • Create Certificate of Conformances
  • File and manage shipping claims
  • Handle a variety of other miscellaneous administrative duties

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or Associates degree

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 yrs. experience as a Shipping Coordinator is preferred
  • Strong computer skills including MS-Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook), Internet and email
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be professional, personable, organized and a team player
  • Knowledge of freight software (UPS, FedEx, etc.) a plus
  • Experience scheduling freight with LTL carriers, shipping internationally, working in vendor portals and knowledge of vendor routing guides is a plus

Employee Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health plan includes Medical, Rx, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan