Northrop Grumman Traffic Coordinator in Clearfield, Utah

Traffic Coordinator

Locations:Clearfield, UT

Categories: Operations

Job Description

Job ID:ALC20180412-49130

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an experienced Traffic Coordinator to provide support to our Transportation/Logistics/Fleet team at our Clearfield, UT location.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Traffic Coordinator is responsible to maintain all DOT Files and Records for the Clearfield, UT Locations. This position will also audit freight invoices and assign applicable charge codes. This position must be able to coordinate and dispatch move requests made by operations and assign these requests to the drivers.

Job Duties:

  • Maintain DOT records for Clearfield, UT locations

  • Audit freight invoices to insure proper charge accounts are assigned and accurate

  • Experience with export shipments, including checking for export license requirements and export reporting to U.S. Census

  • Coordinate and schedule moves within the Transportation group to support operations

  • Process vehicle inspections and coordinate pickup to insure registrations are current

  • Provide support to Logistics, Fleet and Transportation groups and fill in when necessary

  • Act as a single point interface with internal employees and vendors to ensure on time inbound and outbound deliveries

  • Coordinate with internal employees and freight carriers to ensure temperature controlled material maintain specified conditions during the transportation process

  • Track and report performance and claims. Performing cost analysis on transportation expenses and recommending modifications to meet industry “best practice”

  • Complete required export documentation (commercial invoices, Airway Bill or Bill of Lading) and submit electronically through AES Direct. Manage and maintain record retain for all exports

  • Ensure compliance for all export transactions filed electronically through AES Direct

  • Perform clerical and physical tasks in connection with the shipping and receiving of hazardous cargo in accordance with DOT/IATA regulations, primarily through Fed Ex, UPS, USPS or other similar carriers

  • Ability to analyze both inbound and outbound shipments to combine loads and reduce cost

  • Develop and maintain various Key Performance Indicators (KPI) including; but not limited to; on-time delivery, cost effectiveness, etc.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED (education will be verified)

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience in Logistics, Transportation or Fleet Coordination

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, and be proficient in Excel

  • Strong experience in export shipments, including checking for export license requirements and export reporting to U.S. Census required

  • Familiarity with commercial export documentation and the government regulations pertaining to export

  • Broad understanding of Logistic operations and invoice requirement required

  • Strong knowledge of DOT regulations required

  • Strong skills in customer services and ability to plan and manger resources required

  • Ability to understand and apply complex government shipping regulations

  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends as needed

  • Experience in bidding shipping lanes

  • Experience obtaining and maintaining vehicle permits such as oversized load etc.

Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledgeable of DOT rules and regulations that apply to driver files to insure compliance

  • Proficient in performing audits of freight invoices

  • Forklift experience preferred

  • ERP experience preferred

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment

  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence

  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:1-3 Years

Education:High School/GED