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Coordinator, Supply Chain

Date: Jul 17, 2021

Location: Dover, OH, US, 44622

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our Supply Chain team at our Dover, Ohio location. 


The Supply Chain Coordinator I manages the strategic raw material inventories, modal selection and distribution across the network. The Supply Chain Coordinator I works closely with plant supply chain and logistics procurement to improve strategic raw material and material logistics services while controlling logistics operating costs. Ensures regulatory guidelines are met with respect to shipping of materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule all traffic/trucks to ensure proper shipments of dry freight and bulk goods to fulfill customer orders.
  • Receive bulk/dry goods into plant.
  • Create bills of lading, Certificate of Analysis (CoA), packing slips and other appropriate paperwork in SAP.
  • Manage inventory and warehouse space to ensure optimal utilization and inventory movements to meet shipment requirements.
  • Act as lead to Shipping/Receiving crew, in absence of supervisor, as needed.
  • Plant liaison for customer sample requests.
  • Work in close contact with planner/scheduler to make sure finished inventories are at levels to meet orders.
  • Ability to work in office located in the plant warehouse, where condidtions will be loud and dusty.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of successful related experience managing inventories and coordinating shipment of finished goods.
  • Knowledge of logistics compliance and regulations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage frequent interruptions and interact with delivery drivers as required on a daily basis.
  • Ability to use a computer and associated applications at a basic to moderate level, proficiency is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel).
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain & Logistics or Transportation preferred, but high school diploma or equivalent and successful related experience may be substituted.


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.


Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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