Sr Materials/Logistics Spec

Company Name:  Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317


Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners.  Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product.  We provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services.  Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team, means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future.  For our Employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.


We are currently searching for a Sr. Materials/Logistics Coordinator for our Canonsburg, PA location. 


  • Manage the logistics and freight budgets of Primetals’ Projects.
  • Create international and domestic shipments for mechanical and electrical equipment/parts from vendors’ locations to manufacturing shops and customer locations.
  • Track and follow up on shipping status of Primetals’ orders with vendors/suppliers.
  • Create shipping quote requisitions for ocean freight, airfreight, and inland freight.
  • Performs freight quotes’ competitive analysis.
  • Collaborate and coordinate shipments with freight forwarding companies and freight brokers.
  • Coordinate import and export customs clearances with customs brokers.
  • Create shipping documents (e.g., packing list, invoice, bills of lading, etc.) for import and export shipments.
  • Obtain HTS Code (Harmonized Tariff Schedule Number) and Country of Origin information from vendors/suppliers.
  • Input and maintain shipment and tracking information in the LMS system (e.g., Logistics Management System).
  • Work with vendors to resolve material discrepancies related to quantity ordered vs quantity shipped.
  • Keep track of material inventory.
  • Interfaces with all departments (e.g., procurement, purchasing, sales, project management, etc.) and resolves problems and issues related with purchased items.
  • Obtain and provide material certificates as needed per shipment (e.g., wood certificates, certificate of origin, quality certificate, etc.)
  • Handle and support all shipping related claims.
  • Maintain record of shipping documents.
  • Receive, verify, and approve logistics service providers’ shipping and customs duty invoices (e.g., freight forwarders, customs broker, freight brokers, etc.).
  • Monitor shipments from order entry through delivery to ensure on time delivery.
  • Reviews bid proposals for equipment shipping cost, incoterms and negotiate within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.



  • Seven plus years of experience in international logistics (e.g., import/export of ocean freight and airfreight).
  • Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Experience with Logistics and ERP Systems (preferred but not required).
  • Ability to handle multiple shipments and projects at the same time.
  • Communicate professionally with customers, suppliers, project managers, and engineers.
  • Associate Degree or higher.


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employmentIf you want to learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit our website!  


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.



Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh