Newell Brands Coordinator, Transportation in Rome, Georgia

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Lifoam is a leading manufacturer of custom and proprietary molded foam and protective packaging solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes value added expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane, and refrigerant products used in a number of applications from seven plants in the US. The company's products include premium temperature assurance packaging for the healthcare industry, disposable foam coolers and related products for the consumer market, cold chain packaging for the specialty food & beverage market, and custom & proprietary packaging solutions for a variety of commercial end markets. Its well-known brands include "Lifoam" promotional and imprinted disposable ice chests, "Freez Pak" reusable ice substitutes, "Propak" insulated commercial packaging, and the "EnviroCooler" line of Healthcare packaging, among others.

Since 2013, Lifoam is part of Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), a leading provider of niche consumer products, with over 25,000 employees worldwide.


Primary Purpose of Position:

Ensures product is shipped to customers in accordance with sales order requests by reviewing, preparing and processing related shipping documents.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Processes a wide variety of paperwork including purchase orders, return authorizations, delivery notes and other shipping documents.

  • Reviews all delivery notes for “special instructions” and highlights them for warehouse associates.

  • Prepares all special labels for customer orders.

  • Provides information to Customer Service Representatives when requested.

  • Schedules inbound and outbound loads.

  • Provides timely and professional communication with internal and external customers.

  • Operates SAP system to print pick lists, confirm and post orders and obtain carrier name, ship date, pro number, etc.

  • Ensures orders are shipped to arrive to customers by the requested delivery date.

  • Works with Transportation Department to document and track carrier issues.

  • Acts as backup to other office personnel.

  • Performs miscellaneous office duties such as filing paperwork.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Complies with assigned departmental goals and follows proper procedures in order to achieve these goals. Informs supervisor when it appears that goals will not be met.

  • Observes Plant safety rules. Assists in identifying and eliminating safety hazards and/or concerns.

  • Performs all job duties in a timely and efficient manner. Contributes to Plant cost reduction.

  • Participates in 5S initiatives by maintaining a neat and orderly work area.

  • Facilitates team concepts by working cooperatively and productively with others in order to complete assigned tasks.

  • Reports any problems or concerns to supervisor.

  • Fill in for Warehouse supervisor and provides leadership to the warehouse team when Warehouse Supervisor is not present.

  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, or others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential job functions between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.



Education: High School Diploma or GED


One year related experience in a shipping office.



Experience with SAP or similar ERP system.

Other Information


Ability to utilize various PC functions/programs including spreadsheets, word processing, database software.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with individuals internal and external to the Company.

High attention to detail.

Ability to prioritize projects and the flexibility to deal with interruptions and reprioritize as needed.

Ability to maintain composure under stressful situations.


Sitting at workstation 50% of work time. Standing/walking approximately 15%.

Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice.

Typical office environment with shelves overhead and above work surfaces.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


COMPANY: Hearthmark, LLC

Requisition Id: 112671

Location: GA - Rome