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Logistics Coordinator Job

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  


a•light is Hiring! www.alights.com a•light is an innovative, cutting edge leader in architectural lighting design, engineering and manufacturing for commercial use. We are seeking a Logistics Coordinator to join our outstanding Logistics /  Production Team. We are an exciting customer driven architectural lighting design and manufacturing company located in the Oceanside, California. 


Summary: This important role will be examining, verifying accuracy, processing shipping / receiving documents, manifests, invoices, bills of lading. Processing shipments  on USP World Ship and Fed Ex Ship Manger manifest systems, as well as other carriers. Confirm and correspond with customer shipping notifications systems and export brokers as required. Process via AES applicable export shipments. Facilitate the timely shipping and receiving to meet internal and external customer demands.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle incoming and outgoing shipments / receivals by checking them physically
  • Check products for defects and accuracy
  • Ensure posting of outbound deliveries using pre-designated software
  • Organize packaging procedures to ensure safety of shipment
  • Ensure that serial and batch numbers match the product
  • Pull, pack and ship finished goods
  • Process customers’ orders by ensuring that the right shipment is on its way
  • Perform shipment receiving duties while ensuring the right item has been delivered
  • Report and replace any defective item prior to packing
  • Prepare and paste labels on shipments
  • Prepare invoices and delivery orders
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded in company database
  • Verify accuracy of orders by matching them with quantities and types
  • Ensure that items are properly packed and labeled
  • Make sure that items are loaded onto shipment vehicle in a safe and timely manner
  • Operate Forklift / Reach Lift to transport shipments from the storage area to the pallet
  • Handle space arrangements for incoming shipments in the storage areas
  • Ensure that the warehouse is cleaned and maintained at all times
  • Count daily cycles of assigned areas
  • Take part in year-end and general inventory procedures



  • Logistics / Warehouse / Staging experince (2-4 years.) 
  • Comfortable woking with ERP systems and other software to maintain inventory controls.
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Requires accuracy in reading and writing numbers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, to interpret and accurately carry out both written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be honest, reliable and punctual
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to exhibit a professional manner in working  with others and maintain a positive constructive working relationships.


 Work Environment

This job operates in an office that is in an open warehouse environment that is exposed the to dust, odors and noise. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions that may be found on the production floor. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.


Physical Demands

This is an active role that requires constant movement as needed and required. Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds continuously, walk, stand, bend and /or sit for 8-10 hours routinely.  While completing office work the ability to work on a computer using shipping software and / or company ERP system while sitting for extended periods of time is required.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days shifts can be varied. Ability to work Monday through Fridays. (Saturdays as needed) Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Other Duties:

 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  1694
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