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Bosch Transportation Coordinator - Outbound in Mount Prospect, Illinois

Company Description


At the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation , we know that every career matters. Which is why you should conduct yours on a grand scale. Headquartered in the northwest Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect, we are a $990 million division of Bosch, a multinational engineering and electronics organization and the largest privately held employer in the world.

Guided by the principles of founder Robert Bosch, we offer a setting where social and environmental responsibility are part of our corporate DNA. Always mindful of our impact on the future, we are committed to sustainability, paying it forward, giving back, and lifelong learning. These are but a few of the reasons why our parent company has more than 400,000 associates and a legacy of success spanning 135+ years.

Play an integral role in a division that drives the success of our large, privately held consumer packaged goods organization. Offering the vast resources to maximize your effectiveness, we provide the support you need to achieve your most important objectives. Featuring such popular brands as Bosch®, Dremel®, and Rotozip®, we offer opportunities to reinforce our strong reputation for quality, grow new business, and expand upon our existing relationships with some of the most influential distributors in power tools.

This is your chance to Go big. Go bold. And use your skills to drive success on a massive scale, with the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation!


Robert Bosch Tool Corporation offers the competitive compensation, career-development resources, and benefits you would expect of a world leader, including health, medical, and financial plans; work/life balance; and flexible work options.


Job Description

In this newly created role, as our Outbound Traffic Coordinator, you will be responsible for day-to-day organization and transparency to warehouse operations of customer outbound shipments. Through regular collaboration with customer facing planning group, you will identify and clearly communicate plans and need for escalation. You have the ability to thrive under tight deadlines in both self-managed and in a team environment!

You are excited to utilize your excellent written and verbal communication, time management, customer service, and organizational skills. Experience routing orders through vendor portals, emails or phone, and following customer shipping instructions is necessary to be successful in this position.

  • Schedule daily outbound shipments for all customers, using customer Transportation Management Systems (TMS) where required

  • Organize and document, in detail, outbound shipment plan to support floor operations, summarize the same plan for quick management review, and approve changes to carrier pick-up times

  • Escalate delays to appropriate customer contacts or internal customer facing planning group for immediate resolution

  • With support of shipping supervisor and manager define standards around shipping window times and carrier pick-ups that support the defined standards

  • Track and document carrier on-time pick-up performance

  • Consolidate and define customer routings to minimize truck pick-up requirements on warehouse operations

  • Other task as defined


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent

  • Proficiency in MS Office - specifically strong skills in Excel required

  • Experience routing shipments in WMS strongly preferred

  • Background in scheduling, organizing, and routing of transportation, preferably in an international environment

  • Solid & concise communicator with internal and external customers

  • Ability to conceptualize visual management tools that support floor operations and summary level communication to management team

  • Familiar with use of retail customer TMS systems or high comfort level to quickly learn new systems

  • Knowledge in using or interest in learning big data tools (RPA, Tableau, PowerBI)

  • Experience in leading without authority

  • 25% travel to main distribution center (West Memphis, AR)