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Sr. Traffic Coordinator

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: SM20180802-43784

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Traffic Coordinator is responsible to order and schedule all outbound dedicated trucks. Obtains quotes for out-going loads with Carriers. Blocks and braces loads as needed for explosive shipments. Schedules outgoing LTL Carriers. Coordinates the SIR (Shipping Instruction Requests) with the Government. Prepares paperwork for out-going loads (Bill of Lading, Hazard Declarations and Government DD forms).   Packages hazardous and non-hazardous and exported materials for shipment. This position also must attend a Hazardous Shipping Certification every two years to be qualified to ship hazardous materials.

Ensures property management accuracy of tooling coming into the plant and leaving the plant at Promontory.

Prepares commercial invoices and other documentation for exports including the freight forwarders. Reports exported items to AES and ACE.

Job Duties:

Oversees the time delivery of materials, maintain schedules and track deliveries. Update and provide tracking information to customers as well as to managers. Maintains a good customer relationship with the customer, provides management with any information that needs addressed

Informs and provides solutions to management of issuess. DOT compliance, preventive maintenance, works with management concerning any issues with scheduling, tours, and compliance requirements. Fill in where needed (dispatch, answer phones, help with projects, etc.)

Dispatching, DOT compliance, preventive maintenance and new equipment acquisition ensure customer’s expectations are met, cost are controlled and equipment is well maintained and the appearance of our drivers, trucks, and trailers are up to our standards Knowledge of principles and methods for moving hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Knowledgeable of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies necessary to be compliant with effective local, state and national laws. - Knowledge of laws, EPA regulations, DOT regulations, and OSHA regulations, Hazmat certification.

Approves and processes orders office supplies, and request for productions materials, tooling, and hardware as necessities. Prepares and maintains purchasing logs and expense reports for department and other areas if needed.

Audit select carriers and other transportation methods, rates, and routes based on cost and performance.

Analyze delivery costs and recommended more cost effective methods of transportation, and investigate delivery issues. These may include damaged products and late or lost deliveries

  • Orders and schedule all outbound dedicated trucks
  •  Coordinates regularly with our EICO on export shipments  
  • Loads and unloads freight for receipt and shipping with various types of forklifts and other material handling equipment
  • Verifies correct markings for labeling using MIL standard requirements
  • Certifies the hazardous shipments for transportation on public highways

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of Logistics, Tansportation experience
  • Candidate must have a functional knowledge ofMicrosoft Office, and proficient in Excel.

Experience Preferred: 

  • Knowledgeable of Hazardous shipping rules and regulations/ CFR 49.
  • Experience working with the Government and a working knowledge their forms and of
    Government shipments


Skills & Qualifications: These are items that a candidate should have acquired through their experiences or education that they can demonstrate through the interview process. Again, reduce redundancies & keep to 5-10 (max!).

  • Experience in forklift operation
  • Strong knowledge of CFR49/Hazardous shipping regulations
  • Strong skills in customer services and ability to plan and manage resources
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture


·        High School diploma  

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

Orbital ATK Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight