Traffic Associate I

Location: Saco, Maine

Summary: This position is responsible for shipping of goods. Participation of inventory control. Interface with Customer Service to expedite shipments

Reports to: Traffic Manager


  • Coordinate and schedule shipments with UPS, LTL, Air, etc.
  • Preparing necessary paperwork involved in each shipment.
  • Identifies methods to provide cost savings to transportation needs.
  • To have a working knowledge of each carrier that Yale Cordage has direct involvement with, which includes transit times, discount structures, etc.
  • Recording of daily logs – shipping and receiving.
  • Participation in the control of the inventory which includes basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge to track and or expedite shipments..

Related Duties:

  • Quality control skills (product appearance, etc.)
  • Interact with Customer Service
  • Receiving of inbound stock and items for Yale Cordage, Inc.
  • Interact with Finishing Department regarding product status
  • Ability to run department effectively, in the absence of Supervisor
  • When time warrants, a transference to another department to absorb any slack hours during a slow period

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 70 pounds repeatedly.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Full finger and hand dexterity.
  • Command for QC standards for Yale Cordage, Inc.
  • Strong, independent work habit.
  • Good communication skills.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 10 PTO Days
  • 401k with match
  • Profit Sharing

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