Traffic Clerk

HOTSTART, Inc. has an opening for a Traffic Clerk based from our corporate headquarters in Spokane, Washington. This position will be responsible for securing arrangements with transportation service providers for shipment of product to HOTSTART customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices or orders to verify accuracy. Inspect shipments to ensure correct order fulfillment.
  • Confer or correspond with established representatives (internal and external) to rectify problems such as damaged shipments, shortages or non-conformance to specifications. Respond to customer problems or complaints.
  • Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Preparation of a variety of shipping documents.
  • Professional business correspondence with internal and external customers.
  • Determine shipping methods, routes or rates for materials to be shipped. Analyze shipping information to make the best routing decisions for timely deliveries.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, 3 years general computer experience.
  • Experience with Traffic Coordination, customer service and/or data entry a plus.
  • Will train the right candidate with a desire to learn and an eye for detail.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HOTSTART Inc. is a world leading manufacturer of industrial engine preheating systems. Established in 1942 and ISO 9001:2015 certified, we have grown to over 180 employees in a modern manufacturing facility. The company provides a 100% owner-funded benefits package highlighted by medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with contribution matching and profit sharing, and educational assistance. Email resume by March 31st to, or mail to PO Box 11245 Spokane Valley WA 99211 ~ Drug-free/HOTSTART is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Position Details
Date Posted February 20, 2018
Valid Through March 31, 2018
Employment Type Full Time
Location 5723 E. Alki Ave., Spokane Valley, WA 99212 USA