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Logistics Planner

Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Logistics Planner (Job Number: 2120178 ) Position Summary: Penske Logistics is a Distribution Services Company serving the restaurant and food service markets. We are a family of people who take pride in providing tailored supply chain solutions for our customers in a manner that achieves economic success for all. We accomplish this by creating an ethical, rewarding, and safe work environment built on respect for all with a commitment to exceeding customer expectations. Compensation and Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Pension Plan
  • Opportunity for travel About the Role:
    • Responsible for tracking ordered products, providing, and managing materials, and contracted services for the Sacramento California CDC.
    • Specific duties include receiving and entering data into the inventory management system, GDP; ordering, receiving and distributing materials; responding to questions regarding externally contracted services; communicating with vendors and customer service representatives regarding inventory related issues and discrepancies; comparing goods received to documents; preparing materials for shipment; loading and unloading inventory; managing the marking or tagging of items; preparing bid specifications and requirements; and conducting regular inventory analysis and product cycle counts.
    • Participates on conference calls with vendors and customers regarding inventory related issues. Shift and Schedule: Facility Operates 365 days a year
      • Monday - Friday 9:00am 7:00pm Responsibilities include but not limited to:
        • Maintains and tracks inventory levels of all products stored in the Sacramento Central Distribution Center
        • Communicates effectively with supervisors on all inventory related issues and concerns
        • Provides Warehouse Supervisors and support team with daily receiving log for both the CDC and offsite cold storage locations
        • Submits and tracks inventory transfers to and from cold storage facility
        • Receives all vendor POs into GDP inventory tracking system
        • Monitors and completes Case Detail Log as needed
        • Monitors and completes Penske Hot Store List log as needed
        • Manages vendor receiving schedule. Sets delivery appointments for all incoming and outgoing product shipments
        • Performs full inventory counts as well as cycle counts as needed with a high degree accuracy
        • Counts 100% of all in-house and products stored at cold storage facility at least once a week
        • Meets on daily basis or as needed with Inventory Control Clerk and management team, with plans approved by the Operations Manager to review assignments and special requests for the current workday and ongoing progressive planning strategies
        • Reports and documents products returned to the CDC from previous nights delivery and dispositions those products back into inventory, if necessary. Documents and tracks all returned products on Product Return Log. Determines why a product was returned and reports that information to the operations team
        • Participates on daily and weekly performance review calls, daily outage report, weekly performance, and systems improvement calls
        • Corresponds with other CDC locations regarding inventory and operational issues. Determines best practices and submits recommendations to the CDC operations team
        • Responsible for reviewing daily credit request from customer. Authorizes and or denies credit request based on review of submitted data and internal inventory tracking tools
        • Enters credit data into master credit tracking tool
        • Combines weekly total credit requests for both the Sacramento and San Diego locations and submits to SBUX operations and logistics teams
        • Monitor bulk pick inventory products for the next day and ensures there will be no shortages
        • Records all receiving errors into SBUX RIC website
        • Monitor freezer and cooler conditions to insure they are organized and clean daily
        • Monitor and ensure products for bulk pick have been let down in the warehouse for the same day or next day pick. Products include but are not limited to, HVS, Paper, frozen pastries, warming sandwiches and juices
        • Monitors product damages and makes inventory adjustments as necessary
        • Ensure proper rotation of the inventory to ensure the FIFO process is being followed and keep track of code dates at both the Sacramento CDC and offsite cold storage facility
        • Monitors snapshot report to insure product inventory levels balance between the Penske and SBUX inventory systems
        • Monitor the loading/unloading of product going to or coming from the cold storage facility
        • Assist in the training of new associates
        • Team leader for the CDCs Continuous Improvement Team
        • Assist with facility AIB preparation
        • Escalates inventory related issues to appropriate Penske and Customer support staff
        • Communicates with Inventory Control Clerk to ensure adequate inventory levels are maintained
        • Assist warehouse associates with inventory related issues
        • Trains warehouse associates on inventory related best practices
        • Additional responsibilities might be added depending on the needs of the operations Management reserves the right to alter, change, remove or add additional areas of responsibility as business needs change. -High School diploma or GED equivalent required -Two year degree / certificate in Supply Chain Management preferred -Previous experience in transportation / third party logistics discipline required -Exercise great attention to detail -Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Inter / Intranet use -Strong problem solving and organization skills required -Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment -Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job -Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required. Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines. -While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg. -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About Penske Logistics Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more. Work Locations : 4040 Vista Park Court #30 4040 Vista Park Court #30 Sacramento, CA 95834 Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento Job : Logistics/Supply Chain Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit): : PL.Logistics Planner Req ID: 2120178 id="detrack" defer src="https://d2e48ltfsb5exy.cloudfront.net/p/t.js?i=0,1" data-g="72E7E75F13C54C7E994C365A9CA02BE31537">

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