Logistics Specialist

Position Title:    Logistics Specialist

Department Name: Supply Chain            

Supervisor’s Title: Supply Chain Manager

To apply: Send resumes to John Linn – j.linn@carpenterbrothersinc.com

Job description

About us

Carpenter Brothers, Inc. is a dealer/distributor/representative for manufacturers of industrial supplies and equipment. Carpenter Brothers, Inc. promotes technical progress and success for the foundry and other industries. The 100 years of Carpenter Brothers’ continuing success is attributed to the high level of expertise on specific foundry processes and products and the technical and manufacturing knowledge of our sales and customer service personnel.

In addition to CBI we have J Carpenter Environmental, our subsidiary company. J Carpenter Environmental, LLC (JCE) provides products and equipment used by manufacturers, industrial mineral processors, and contractors for dust management, waste treatment, pollution control, hydraulic barriers, waste solidification, and drilling. JCE offers only top-performing products from the most reliable, well-established, and trusted manufacturers.

Primary Purpose and Functions:

Functions with the Supply Chain department to assist in the management of purchasing and railcar transloading. Specifically in relation to work with our subsidiary, J. Carpenter Environmental.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:


  • Review reports for products needed to keep warehouses stocked per customer needs
  • Set up new item numbers
  • Quote new material to be stocked in the warehouse, then send quote to Supply Chain Manager for approval

J Carpenter Environmental

  • Work with transportation providers (truckload, LTL, rail, bulk pneumatic) to secure rate quotes
  • Ordering rail cars with vendors to transload warehouses
  • Receiving rail car products into the ERP system
  • Approving invoices from vendors for rail car products and freight
  • Update weights for bulk shipments and add misc. costs
  • Approve, update, and track outbound invoices from trans loaders and carriers
  • Approve, update, and track outbound invoices for direct loads


· Relevant bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or logistics (preferred)

· 2-3 Years experience in supply chain, purchasing, or logistics

· Ability to work in a Microsoft Office environment – proficient in Excel

· Previous ERP experience

· Detail oriented mindset

· Able to lift 50 lbs

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the organization’s ongoing needs.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Supply chain: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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