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Requisition ID:  65360

Transportation Administrator



Are you looking for more?

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.



What we need:


The Transportation Administrator supports the corporate transportation department through the administration of contracts, accounts payable, and analysis of common carrier (LTL / TL / IM) freight expenses across all divisions of Mohawk Industries. The position maintains a relationship between procured transportation, Freight payables provider, and Mohawk Industries.


What you’ll do:


  • Manage the onboarding process for procured transportation providers for Mohawk Industries
    • Must understand transportation contracts, rates (all modes), insurance requirements, running authorities, and D.O.T. compliance.
    • Communicate with vendors, vendor management team, and transportation team on outstanding deliverables.
  • Upload freight contracts to contract software and ensure contracts are reviewed and approved by the appropriate DOA (Delegation of Authority) members.
  • Manage accounts payable process for purchased transportation vendors
    • Use educated judgment to determine if exceptions are valid and provide manual approval for invoices in a timely fashion
    • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies with carriers and freight payment provider
    • Monitor shipment ratings from the freight payment provider and provide updates when applicable
    • Analyze billing trends and recommend possible automation opportunities
  • Analyze transportation expenditures and advise of potential savings
  • Control owner for SOX controls related to freight payments
  • Communicate with the planning team to ensure proper data inputs for shipments
  • Manage carrier relationships for payables and ensure balance dues are worked timely
  • Work with the finance lead to understand and implement GL coding rules and update as needed
  • Manage user accounts within the freight payment system and ensure proper controls are monitored for the new account created and deletion
  • Rate quotes and training assistance  
  • Order tracking/tracing as requested
  • Audit and troubleshoot billing          
  • Month-end and miscellaneous reporting
  • Research and analysis as requested
  • Identify and communicate areas for process improvements
  • Ad-hoc reporting as requested by Management
  • Cross-training with other department members


What you have:


  • High School Diploma Required
  • Bachelor’s diploma preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in transportation or finance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in AS400 & SAP
  • Basic knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and SOX controls


What you’re good at:


  • Self-starter with the ability to perform tasks without direct supervision
  • Understand the use of GL coding and how it impacts business
  • Must be able to understand transportation contracts and apply for pricing programs
  • Must work well with others, detail-oriented, independent thinker, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, and must have good follow-up skills
  • Must be able to multitask and switch gears when needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels inside and outside the organization required 
  • Perform advanced math calculations and apply accounting concepts with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure the completeness and accuracy of tasks
  • Must analyze problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must use solid judgment to understand all facts before making decisions
  • Must be able to implement change and recommend options to management
  • Calculate figures and amounts and apply concepts pertinent to the field
  • Must be an effective team member
  • Ability to demonstrate strong organizational skills and to apply knowledge, procedure, and guidelines to resolve processing problems or issues
  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal relationship-building skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively


What else?


  • We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean
  • This is an on site role located in Calhoun, GA and future potential for a hyrbid schedule
  • Rate: $25-26/hr



Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

Nearest Major Market: Calhoun

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