Logistics / Inventory Associate

Date:  Jul 15, 2022
Division:  X-Ray Modules (40000001)

Shelton, US

Requisition ID:  6263

The COMET Group is a global leader in providing high-quality components, systems and services that optimize its customers' products and processes in the fields of X-ray-, vacuum- and radio frequency technology. As a trailblazing tech company, we contribute to more secure, efficient, and sustainable manufacturing, communication, and mobility.


Job Summary:


The Logistics/ Inventory Manager reports to the Operations Manager and is responsible to manage the US-based logistics activities of the Industrial X-ray Modules and Systems business contributing at a fundamental level to ensuring a safer and more secure world. Responsible also for inventory management for two of Comet’s business units, this person plays an integral role in the operation and facilitation of Comets X-ray portfolio. This position requires strong attention to detail, collaboration, and communication with logistics service providers and other entities involved with shipment of product local and international.


What will you do?


  •  Shipping of dangerous goods, hazardous materials, freight, and vendor management.   
  • Prepare commercial invoices and send all paperwork and requests to broker.
  • Receive inventory into SAP system
  • Promptly unload deliveries and sort / stack materials in the proper locations.  
  • Provide additional backup support for adjacent departments involved in shipping activities including order management, accounting, service / repair, and customer service. 
  • Adhere to compliance with occupational health and safety.  
  • Process Orders in SAP with regular updating of workflow in the CRM tool.
  • Follows SOPs to ensure order, repair, and service adherence to SOX requirements.
  • Clears shipments with all carriers and manages freight costs relative to budget.
    • Resolve all damages to shipments during transit.
    • Resolve all international shipment issues.
  • Familiar with ITAR regulations and requirements dangerous goods packaging and shipment methods.
  • Participate in end of year physical inventory.
  • Package materials properly for shipment.


Who are we looking for?

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player capabilities across multiple departments within COMET IXM’s evolving, fast-paced environment. Ability to build and sustain collaborative working relationships.
  • Ability to read company related technical and non-technical documents and materials and effectively utilize the information.
  • Energetic, motivated self-starter with proven logistics and inventory track record within a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • International shipments and Dangerous Goods shipment experience preferred
  • Time- oriented and highly organized individual, strong attention to detail skills
  • Experience and proficiency with SAP, Microsoft applications and keyboard skills. Experience with SFDC is a plus
  • X-ray or manufacturing industry experience a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to include superior telephone etiquette and the ability to effectively work with internal and external customers, managers and staff.
  • Excellent data entry skills to quickly and accurately review and input data.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and multitask in a fast paced, call center environment required


Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma
Nearest Secondary Market: Seattle