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Allegion Traffic/Allocations Specialist in McKenzie, Tennessee

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

Traffic Allocation Specialist – McKenzie, TN

Responsible for providing administrative support to the traffic function for the organization. Responsible for all aspects of logging orders, routing, shipping, and tracking of outbound orders. Informs transporters for freight pick-up and ensures that cargo is routed appropriately. Prepares and verifies bills of lading. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks and prepares reports. Works under general supervision. Reports to the warehouse manager.

What you will do :

  • Responsible for daily functions of the shipping office including pool and LTL

  • Responsible for the daily functions of the allocation’s office

  • Communicates with customers and carriers concerning delivery schedules and requests

  • Serves as customer service contact for any special requests

  • Monitors freight charges and fuel surcharges for all traffic

  • Schedules pool truck routes, equipment, and deliveries

  • Must be able to work overtime as required to complete the daily responsibilities of the department; willing to work some Saturdays during busy periods

What you will need to succeed :

  • Must have H.S. diploma or GED

  • Basic math and computer skills are required with knowledge of Word and Excel (Experience with Transportation Management Software – (TMS) is a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills in talking with customers and trucking companies

  • Ability to function well in a team setting and meeting daily deadlines

  • Must have good organizational skills

  • One to two years of experience in shipping is preferred

  • Previous Shipping Clerk experience is desired

  • Knowledge of different types of doors, frames and hardware is a plus

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:

  • You are seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there’s plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, “this is your business, run with it” at https://www.allegion.com/corp/en/careers/culture.html .

  • You’re looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.

What You’ll Get from Us:

  • Competitive starting pay - we want you to feel appreciated and rewarded for your contributions

  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage starting DAY 1

  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan with company match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work

Apply Today!

Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow’s world a safer place!

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we’re required to, but because it’s the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at mailto:mailto%3ASpecialAssistanceTalentAcquisition@Allegion.com . at mailto:mailto%3ASpecialAssistanceTalentAcquisition@Allegion.com

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