Shipping Coordinator - Hazmat
Growing international company with awesome benefits and leadership!
Scottsdale, AZ 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Job Title:             Shipping Coordinator: Hazmat
Reports To:         Supply Chain Manager
Schedule:            7:00AM-5:30PM Monday through Thursday
Firetrace is a $25M revenue business that designs and assembles fire suppression systems in our 50,000 sq. ft. HQ facility in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Currently the business employs 70 people; all functions are based in Scottdale, except for the sales team, which is spread throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and Southeast Asia.  Firetrace has been part of Halma plc (LSE: HLMA) since 2015 and has ambitious growth plans.  We currently have an opening for a strong Shipping Coordinator to join the organization.
Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
  • Coordinate complex domestic and international shipping challenges, and help others learn these skills
  • Works together with internal and external stakeholders to ensure on-time delivery to customers’ specifications and accurate receipt of goods.
  • Prepares shipments and determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
  • Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct.
  • Creates accurate export paperwork.
  • Maintain department databases, accurately update ERP system, prepare routine reports, and scan/file shipping records.
  • Participate in Kaizen events and present ideas for continuous improvement
  • Willing to perform other duties as assigned or needed by the team.
  • Follows established Company and departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives.
  • Always Maintains Safety Standards.
Skills and experience needed for success in this role:
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and effective teamwork with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness to share knowledge and to learn from others
  • Must be detail oriented, even with multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Must have or be able to obtain certification in IATA Dangerous Goods shipping, and DOT Hazardous Materials Shipping
  • Proven track record of handling complex domestic and international shipping challenges
  • Expertise in Hazardous Materials Regulations
  • Export Compliance experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics), Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to stand, walk, kneel, or sit for long periods; periodic lifting of up to 50 lbs. safely.
  • Must be able to become forklift certified.
  • Ability to operate dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment such as a pallet shrink-wrap machine.
Firetrace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, military or veteran status, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Any applicant who needs to request an accommodation to complete the application process should contact Kim Pritchard by email:


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
M-Th, 7am-5:30pm
Salary and Benefits
Firetrace offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programs including great health insurance benefits, 401(k) matching, profit sharing, paid parental leave, career mobility and tuition reimbursement opportunities.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 5 years
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