Transportation Coordinator

Nestlé Purina - Bloomfield, MO 63825+2 locations

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?
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Position Summary
As a Transportation Coordinator, you will be involved in timely scheduling and tendering of outbound freight in accordance with customer delivery demands, corporate sales targets, and product supply availability. In this role you will work with Nestlé Purina corporate supply chain representatives, 3rd party carriers, Nestlé Purina distribution centers, sister production plants, and customer distribution centers to ensure our products are delivered to meet customer demand. Transportation Representatives are responsible for the selection and management of “least cost” carriers on outbound loads, and scheduling and tracking outbound/inbound loads to ensure on-time delivery.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Exceed Purina’s on-time pick-up and delivery expectations, which includes proactive analysis to prevent service failures, as well as scheduling orders for the best possible product fill rate
  • Consistent and professional communications to maintain profession carrier and customer relationships
  • Tendering loads to carriers while ensuring automated or manual routing guide assignment/tender acceptance in the Standard Routing Guide (SRG)
  • Appointment scheduling with shipper and/or receiver and updates the Transportation Management System (TMS)/SAP/ Warehouse Management System (WMS) as needed
  • Notify appropriate groups of any product supply issues, and work with our Order Revenue Management team and Operations Planning group to resolve issues to maintain customer satisfaction

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1+ years’ experience providing customer service and logistics support in a manufacturing, military or transportation environment.
  • While this position is remote, candidates must be local to the Bloomfield, MO area.
Requisition ID 155451 It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace. To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home. The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at [email protected] or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.
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Bloomfield, MO, US, 63825

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