Scheduling Coordinator

Company: United Natural Foods, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-RI-Providence
N/A
High School
Full-Time
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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Inbound Logistics Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for managing DC inbound throughput and DC Service Level through the TMS Appointment Process, using logic designed to account for Lost Sales, Service Level, Capacity, etc. This position is the point of contact for the Warehouse Receiving department in regards to inbound load scheduling, receiving capacity adjustments, load prioritization and claims communication.

For the assigned DC’s, the IBL Scheduling Coordinator is also responsible for compiling basic summary and metric reporting data that will be used for measuring execution and decision making.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

  • Schedules inbound appointments for 2 small DCs or 1 medium DC
  • Responsible for 200-250 transactions per day
  • Single Point of contact for inbound carriers for scheduling, expediting, and de-expediting.
  • Provides professional communication to Carriers and answers inquiries in a timely fashion.
  • Consistently monitors carriers’ information for accurate execution and reporting.
  • Completes basic data reporting, such as carrier on times and appointment utilization
  • General understanding of third party carrier service performance, in regards to On-Time execution.
  • General understanding of service level and logistics cost metrics.
  • Advises appropriate personnel regarding completion, transit, and delivery dates or possible delays.
  • Understanding of DC operations responsibilities Crossdock, Backhaul, Routing, Receiving, Selection, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
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    Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent and/or equivalent related experience.

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

    • Ability to critically think and apply reason for discovering solutions and efficiencies.
    • Knowledge of management reporting techniques and presentation styles.
    • Thorough understanding of Master Scheduling concepts, goals, and drivers in supporting DC Service Level while reducing Lost Sales.
    • Understanding of operational model for wholesale distribution company.
    • Ability to work well with internal and external business partners.
    • Ability to balance short-term vs. long-term demands.

                                                                        

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    • One year experience in a Distribution Center and/or Logistics/supply Chain or Purchasing
    • General experience in Microsoft Office product applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • System implementation experience is preferred

    Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required
    • Good working relationships and coordination with internal and external business partners
    • Ability to prioritize multiple requests and responsibilities in a fast paced environment.
    • Understanding of the Freight Coordinator role in Supply Chain