Dean Foods

Logistics Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Chester
Requisition ID
2020-16663
Category
Supply Chain/Logistics
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Relocation Assistance
No
Travel
10-20%
Job Type
Full-Time

Overview

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PET Dairy is excited to announce an opening for an Logistics Specialist position in our Chester VA location!

We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay with great growth opportunities!

Shift:

Monday-Friday: 8:00am until 5:00pm Times may vary (additional details provided during interview)

Job Description & Requirements

The Logistics Specialist provides back end support to multiple Logistics Branch locations with the overall goal of achieving sales targets while lowering operating expenses. Back end support entails managing different systems for compliance with (DOT, FSMA, Inventory, etc.), making branch online purchases of goods and services, reconciling localized account payable activities, maintain records and scorecards, provide local dispatch/routing activities, run analyze and provide insights on logistic reports.

 

Job Description:

  • Provides support to the Logistics team.
  • Manages logistics systems such as the Distribution Management System, PeopleNet and DR Track Systems.
  • Monitors daily routing changes and ensures cross-functional partners are informed of changes.
  • Generates standard daily, weekly, and monthly reporting for the Logistics team, using routing software and other technologies.
  • Analyzes route layouts to insure proper route coverage for existing/new customers or seasonal demands.
  • Ensures data between systems is in sync at all times (routing data, customer requirements, unloading/delivery time, etc).
  • Ensures compliance with applicable DOT (Department of Transportation) and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) regulations.
  • Maintains appropriate records, files, documentation and resolves routine problems.
  • Performs general analyses on data, in support of Logistics Branch Managers.
  • Assists in identifying opportunity areas for continuous improvement.
  • Supports departmental goals and objectives.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required, and 2 years related experience and/or training required.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to sit for virtually the entire shift.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25/60 pounds and assist others when lifting is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

EEO Statement

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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