Routing Sr. Specialist

Job Description

Auto req ID: 201956BR

Job Description

Sr. Routing Specialists are responsible for creating delivery routing solutions for assigned PepsiCo North America Beverages (PBNA) distribution centers. Distribution centers are generally larger and more complex than average. Accountabilities include flawless execution of the delivery routing process while ensuring that cost and productivity objectives are achieved. Sr. Routing Specialists use analytics to identify productivity opportunities and influence field partners to execute changes that improve delivery operations. Sr. Routing Specialists communicate proactively, positively, and concisely with field partners at division, market, and location level while demonstrating a continuous improvement mindset and adhering to our company values.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Demonstrate strong understanding and execution of daily routing using specialized routing software (Pepsi Dispatch, Roadnet, Easitrax, 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 location and Routing Intelligence Center (RIC) productivity targets
  • Handle customer and internal employee interactions in a professional manner
  • Serve as LPO for larger locations Go-to-Market projects
  • Responsible for regular score-carding, analytics, and field review
  • Period presentation on market and location opportunities
  • Provide input on Pre-Sell Routing for assigned locations

Qualifications/Requirements

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS:

  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Experience leading and developing people
  • Ability to adhere to and coach process compliance
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to schedule deadlines
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong analytical, reporting and process improvement experience
  • Understanding of key productivity indicators and finance principles
  • Advanced understanding of telematics and GPS technology
  • Facilitation and training skills
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • 1.5+ years of dynamic routing experience
  • Demonstrated consistent execution of the routing process
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant logistics job experience
  • Advanced MS Office Excel and PowerPoint skills
Willingness and availability to work assigned set schedule. NOTE: Shifts are primarily Monday through Friday. However, contingent on business need, some shifts are 4-day workweeks that include at least one weekend day. Flexibility to work a weekend day or afternoon shift (including a start time between 11 am and 2 pm) is required.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular


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