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Supply Chain Routing Specialist

Plano, Texas
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 161250BR
Street Address: United States - TX - Plano - 5600 Headquarters Dr - 75024-5838

Job Description

This is a 4 day workweek position. Two different schedules with (1) being Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday or (2) being Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
Routing Specialists are responsible for creating delivery routing solutions for assigned Pepsi Beverage distribution centers while learning all aspects of our delivery routing process. Accountabilities include flawless execution of the delivery routing process while ensuring that cost and productivity objectives are achieved.
Routing Specialists communicate primarily with location level field partners to understand resources and positively affect delivery operations via quality routing solutions. Routing specialists also work closely with routing managers to identify efficiency opportunities for their locations while developing advanced analytical skills required for future role success.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Dispatch daily routing using specialized routing software (Pepsi Dispatch, Road Net, Asset Management Tool, and Bay Mapping applications)
  • Communicate daily with locations to coordinate resources, drivers and trucks, and specific customer delivery needs and routing solution effectiveness
  • Solve daily routing solution by FLEX routing (fewest trucks and drivers) based on daily workload, tight geographical areas, proper sequencing, balanced workload, and customer/driver continuity
  • Ensure routing solution complies with DOT hour and weight regulations
  • Ensure routing solution achieves location productivity targets for hours, stops, and cases
  • Meet Routing Intelligence Center (RIC) productivity targets
  • Handle customer and Internal employee interactions in a professional manner

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS:
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Proven project management skills
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
  • Strong computer skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Understanding of productivity finance principles
  • Basic understanding of delivery route operations

Qualifications/Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant logistics job experience
  • Intermediate MS Office Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • This schedule is a 4 day work week with (4) days being consecutive and (2) of the days being Saturday & Sunday. Flexibility to working both Saturday & Sunday and possible afternoon shift (including a start times between 11am and 2pm) is required.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Prior Logistics/Operations experience

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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