Shipping and Logistics Coordinator

Bedford Park, IL Finance - Full Time Apply Now

Nurture Life is a rapidly growing food company that delivers fresh, nutritious, ready-to-eat baby and kids meals, but the mission that unites us goes so much deeper than that. Together we’re raising the bar for kids’ food, creating meals that are healthy, delicious and convenient, that parents can be proud to serve and kids love to eat.

We’re a team of individuals united by a powerful mission, but we’re also an emerging player in the fast-paced and highly competitive food tech industry. As a high-growth start-up, we’ve scaled rapidly in the past couple of years–expanding our product offerings and service across the contiguous U.S. By joining Nurture Life, you’ll be part of a tight-knit team led by professionals with decades of experience in both the tech and food industries. We hire talented people who share our vision and then give them the freedom (and the responsibility!) to develop new ideas, innovative approaches and directly impact our growth and success. We believe in inspiring the extraordinary in our people and know that our team is the core of our success. We foster an environment where everyone is encouraged to collaborate, experiment and promote bold ideas. We support our team members and empower them to use their unique talents as part of a unified, mission-focused organization.

Join Nurture Life’s dynamic, dedicated and diverse team to help create healthy futures for yourself and the families we serve.

We value…

  • Raising the standard for children’s food in America
  • Exceeding our customers’ expectations
  • Inspiring the extraordinary in our team

Your days will consist of…

  • Managing and printing our customer pick lists and shipping labels, including sorting, batching, tagging and more
  • Coordinating transportation providers to ensure prompt and proper movement of shipments
  • Working with our customer experience team on customer specific requests, irregular orders, exceptions and more
  • Identifying, tracking and fixing shipping errors
  • Filing claims with our shipping providers for delayed and damaged packages
  • Managing our shipping and logistics budgets
  • Evaluating new shipping providers and their services to continually optimize our shipping and logistics operations and costs
  • Managing and maintaining labeling and shipping equipment
  • Reviewing and analyzing our shipping and logistics performance and preparing reports on geographies, dimensions and weights, spend and more
  • Working with our Operations Excellence team to create new solutions and improve existing processes
  • Working cross functionally with other teams (finance, customer experience, operations, etc)

 

We’d love for you to…

  • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, and excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Have strong computer, systems and analytical skills
  • Possess an ability to multitask and handle various tasks at a time throughout your work day and be deadline oriented

 

We are proud to offer…

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation days and generous parental leave
  • Great production facility environment with plenty of camaraderie and free meals