Dean Foods

  • Logistics Route Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Hayward
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Supply Chain/Logistics
    High School or Equivalent
    Relocation Assistance
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    The Logistics Route Engineer is an opportunity for Logistics professionals with route optimization background, strong logistics and supply chain knowledge and a Continuous Improvement Mindset.  We pride ourselves in offering our drivers the most up to date routing solutions and this is a key position to ensure that promise.  


    Every day 17,000 Dean Foods employees come to work in a dynamic high energy environment where everyone is focused on producing and delivering to our customers the goodness of dairy.  We’re one of America’s largest dairy providers, a familiar face in the dairy aisle, and – most importantly – a trusted source of goodness for millions of families.  If what we are and who we help live happier healthier lives appeals to you, we want you on our team.  If you have a logistics and transportation backgound, look at the job description below.    

    Job Description & Requirements

    Route Engineers are responsible for managing the routing process for all DSD delivery routes, utilizing proper software programs and collaborating with local teams to develop routing project plans and facilitate routing changes.

    • Utilize DR Track routing software; design, create and implement optimal daily routing solutions for multiple locations.
    • Develop routing strategies and opportunities aimed to reduce distribution cost and maintain excellent customer service levels.
    • Collaborate with local management teams to develop routing project plan and facilitate the implementation process for each location.
    • Track, analyze, and communicate ongoing performance of implemented solutions through KPI reporting or other measurements as requested.
    • Ability to perform independent, self-directed analysis that will assist management in making strategic decisions.
    • Provide project support to corporate DSD team on various initiatives, analysis, and supply chain network projects.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Job Requirements:

    • Two or four-year college degree strongly preferred
    • Class A CDL a plus
    • Two years computerized routing experience on any routing platform preferred
    • Must be skilled in Excel; strong computer skills are necessary.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills needed in multiple project environment.
    • Strong analytical skills and effective communication skills are required to reach across a variety of levels within the organization.
    • Must work weekends as required / requested.
    • Some travel required throughout Southern CA
    • Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal).

    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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