Responsible for coordinating and planning the logistics needs for designated Customer Group(s).
* Ensure inventory transfers, BH pick up's and critical inbound orders are executed. * Manage all holiday planning and capacity needs to include volume projections and additional expenses by contractual requirement dates. Ensuring resources are available and plans will deliver required performance. * Point person for daily meetings and timely logistics problem resolution - interact with appropriate DC's to ensure needed service. * First point of contact for any logistics questions. * In conjunction with procurement, monitor and make changes to sidestream items as needed. * Interface with Merchandising and Procurement to align around customer needs * Manage daily and weekly reporting as required by the customer. * Manage / maintain order/delivery schedules documents.
* Previous extensive experience and/or formal training or education in warehouse operations, preferably with the Company or in the grocery industry. * Possess thorough knowledge of material handling equipment, traffic management to include truck and rail deliveries and transportation. Must have working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to warehouse operations. * Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others. Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desires results. * Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone. * Mid-level computer skills required and personal computer experience, with work processing and spreadsheet applications preferred. Must have a comfort level working with data. * Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.
* Most work is performed in a temperature controlled office environment. During part of the workday the incumbent will be moving about the Distribution Center warehouse floor and potential hazards exist in regard to machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, mechanized systems, movement of tractors and trailers, etc. * Temperatures in the warehouse may vary between -20 to 70 degrees. (Anniston is temp controlled) * Noise levels in all areas are within acceptable tolerance ranges for those specific work areas. * Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at a desk or computer terminal. * Position responsibilities requires some travel (up to 5%) during the work week and occasional weekend travel * Incumbent will use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of the workday.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status. UNFI is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.