Job Description Template: Logistics Coordinator

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Logistics Coordinator position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Logistics Coordinator Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$35,000–$68,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact on the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Tell the candidates what they’ll be doing in this role at your company.

As our logistics coordinator, you’ll oversee and facilitate our supply chain logistics from procurement to the last mile. You’ll organize, implement, and analyze systems, using people and processes to manage the storage and transportation of inventory and ensure high customer satisfaction.

You’ll also hire, train, and oversee staff; communicate with stakeholders; and demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills. In addition, you will know and enforce all applicable safety standards and regulations.

What You’ll Do

Delineate the responsibilities of the role according to your company’s specific needs and goals, including (but not limited to) the following duties:

  • Coordinate and track supply chain operations through effective communication with manufacturers, suppliers, vendors, and retailers
  • Oversee warehouse equipment and raw material orders
  • Keep organized logs and records of warehouse and executed orders
  • Solve shipping and inventory issues for stakeholders
  • Plan and track final shipments (including costs and timelines) according to customer requests
  • Use logistics IT to monitor and optimize shipping procedures
  • Recruit, hire, train, and coordinate schedules for logistics staff
  • Prepare detailed, accurate reports for upper management
  • Analyze logistics-related data, and suggest improvements for efficiency
  • Know, follow, and enforce all safety standards, regulations, and company policies

What You’ll Need to Get the Job Done

Describe the qualifications that your ideal candidate will possess, such as the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics and supply chain management, business administration, or business analytics
  • At least five years of proven expertise through a successful track record as a logistics coordinator, supply chain manager, or customer service manager
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ISO standards and logistics-related laws and regulations
  • Proficiency with ERP and logistics software

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the preferred qualities that you believe will lead a candidate to success in this role. This list might include traits like these:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team-oriented approach with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational capacity and time management capabilities
  • High-level communication and customer service skills
  • Analytical thinking skills with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Strong multitasking abilities to track processes throughout the supply chain

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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