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Trane Technologies Logistics Specialist in Columbia, South Carolina

Logistics Specialist

Columbia SC 141 Killian Pkwy, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Global Integrated Supply Chain

Requisition # 2102650

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary:

Responsible for transportation operations (raw material, sundry material and finished product) in order to satisfy the desired levels of service and guarantee the optimization of transportation flows at the lowest possible cost. Independently Track and manage the delivery and receipt of shipments. Completing accurate and timely scheduling and dispatching of trucks to ensure that the flow of product in and out meets customer demands. Critical liaison to customer service on scheduling shipments to ensure units are delivered to job site expectations. Working with transportation providers to obtain best rates, service and lanes. Responsible for Dock scheduling and balancing at the site across multiple value streams.


  • Build and Plan finished good loads for delivery and customer build schedules

  • Drive logistics productivity for inbound and outbound freight

  • Ensure compliance to BOS (Business Operating System) during change management phases and recommend modifications where needed.

  • Create and update Bill of Ladings and other required shipping documents

  • Ensure compliance to safety regulations and procedures through out the shipping and transportation process

  • Develop internal and 3PL capabilities around loading/unloading, shipping, and yard management

  • Coach and drive projects that improve shipping and logistics

  • Coach and train team on freight and logistics best practices

  • Interaction with supporting enterprise-wide initiatives for freight management and optimization

  • Dock and truck scheduling for both inbound and outbound freight minimizing traffic and dock door utilization

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Degree preferred, or 3+ years minimum inventory/shipping manufacturing experience.

  • APICS (CPIM) certification preferred

  • Skilled in production and supplier scheduling.

  • Knowledgeable of freight carriers and DOT

  • Computer proficient with ERP

  • Experience with rate based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments.

  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.

  • Experience with visual management systems.

Key Competencies:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • In-depth knowledge of computerized integrated information systems (manufacturing, materials management, production planning, procurement and distribution).

  • Must be focused on bottom line results.

  • Must be a flexible, decisive and proactive problem solver.

  • Must be able to work well in high pressure, fast-paced environment.

  • Must be a strong communicator.

  • Must be able to influence external suppliers to achieve fulfillment objectives.

  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and must provide dedicated support of internal customer requirements.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills, with ability to work on multiple priorities at once.

  • Must be proficient at conflict resolution.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.