Transportation Specialist
Benjamin Moore

Montvale, New Jersey

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

Job Info

Position Summary

Responsible for supporting operations for all ground transportation for Raw Ingredients and Finished goods. The transportation specialist builds relationships with transportation providers to ensure service levels are consistently met for our retailers/customers while abiding by all DOT regulations. Additionally, the person in this role is responsible for supporting cost and service, including evaluating new opportunities for process improvements, cost-saving initiatives, or operational efficiencies.


  • This role will support transportation needs for internal partners primarily including Manufacturing Sites, Distribution Centers, Procurement, Planning, and Sales
  • Support all modes of transportation (inclusive of the private fleet) including less than truckload, full truckload, rail, dray, and ocean freight
  • Ensure compliance with internal customs compliance procedures for cross-border freight
  • Implement processes to support the efficient, timely, and cost-effective product flow of Raw Ingredients to support Manufacturing and finished goods to support Sales
  • Assists in the responsibility for bids, pricing negotiations, contract management, and routing guides
  • Assists in the coordination e for the accuracy of list bills, accruals, aging reports, and other financial metrics on a monthly basis
  • Leverage transportation systems, dashboards, metrics, and reporting in order to analyze data and cost metrics
  • Work closely with our transportation core partners such as Ryder, TMC, CPC, Interline, and core carriers
  • Provide support in the design and the administration plans for seasonal operation requirements
  • Communicate with other departments as the subject matter expert for transportation and support changes to the business also impacting transportation requirements
  • Provide oversight and direction for our transportation management service provider to ensure they are aligned with our goals and effectively support the needs of the business, including service and operational activities as well as financial payment and reporting activities
  • Identify and implement process improvements inclusive of new technologies that increase productivity, and accuracy and eliminate redundancies
  • Support yearly audit of transportation

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, business management, or related field, required
  • 3 plus years experience in transportation, logistics, warehousing, or other related operational roles
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel & PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of SAP preferred, including knowledge in Transportation Management systems a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to make decisions in the best interest of the company and the ability to take initiative
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify the root cause of issues with the goal of implementing corrective actions
  • Prioritization of responsibilities and tasks
  • Strong organizations skills
  • Able to react to changes in the business environment and take on new responsibilities as required

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve. Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore. At Benjamin Moore & Co, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive because it benefits our employees, our products, and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Benjamin Moore is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Benjamin Moore provides Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program to support eligible active employees who graduated from an accredited post-secondary educational institution. The Repayment Program is intended to contribute to reducing employee student loans. The Company follows all rules and regulations concerning the taxability of student loan repayments provided under applicable law.

Company Profile

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The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success, and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity, and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged. Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services, and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies, and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.


At Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we've modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees—including masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.

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