Shipping Coordinator - Bilingual

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 22713
Job Family: Administrative Support
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2021


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries throughout the world.



Altec Worldwide is looking for a Shipping Coordinator in Birmingham, AL or St. Joseph, MO. This position is an integral part of the Altec Worldwide Sales Team, performing clerical and administrative functions to help drive business demands. Major responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintain Inside Sales’ inventory tracking records
  • Coordinate with Altec plant locations and outside vendors regarding logistics for delivery of completed units
  • Prepare off-line invoices
  • Support Managing Director and Sales Team with travel and administrative tasks
  • Travel between Altec offices and businesses
  • Utilize Oracle to generate non-discrete job numbers and perform research activities to update order logs and prepare required documents
  • Receive, route and track international sales leads and emails (ensures follow-up with customer)
  • Update and maintain various reports, databases and templates for the AWW department
  • Assist with shipping promotional material to various trade shows and events
  • All other duties as assigned


Education, Experience, and Skills Required

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Three years administrative experience required
  • PC skills using spreadsheets, word processing and other office management applications required
  • Advanced Proficiency Level in English and Spanish required
  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision


Customer First Enjoyment of Work Family Financial Stability Integrity People Are Our Greatest Strength Quality Spiritual Development Teamwork



Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance


EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.


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