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Supervisor, Router/Dispatch II

Company: US Foods
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

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The primary purpose of this position is to supervise the administration of daily outbound shipments to customers and other distribution centers within the organization. Must ensure a safe and secure working environment and operate in a profitable manner.

  • Supervision and support of the router
  • Ensure routes are scheduled and sequenced in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
  • Analyze existing routes and drive improved efficiencies.
  • Work closely with sales and warehouse departments to determine delivery feasibility.
  • Lead the weekly Ops/Sales Routing meeting.
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of various reports on a daily basis and/or weekly, i.e. route change requests, sequence change requests, new customer requests, Etc.
  • Maintains routing software system parameters (Roadnet and Mainframe)
  • Strategically drive changes to processes in order to reduce costs while improving customer satisfaction.
  • Strong analytical skills, using available data to determine areas of possible improvements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with Managers, Delivery personnel, and Sales personnel.
  • To routinely review performance on routes and recommend changes to improve service and efficiency.
  • Ensures compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and other applicable regulations.
  • This position requires someone who can work in a fast-paced environment and is a strong team leader, possesses excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as interpersonal.
  • Analyzes daily and/or weekly routing solutions to point out possible inefficiencies .
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    • College degree preferred.
      • 3-5 years of routing experience preferred.
        • Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates.
        • Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, and tools used to perform the job.
        • Must be able to perform all job functions safely.
        • Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position.
        • Must know/have ability to learn MSDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work.
        • Understand and interpret DOT and other state and federal regulations.
        • Highly organized, have great interdepartmental skills, customer focused, team oriented with attention to detail.
        • Able to plan, prioritize and complete multiple tasks under high pressure environments.
          Related Experience:
          • Strong Proficiency With Microsoft Office Suite (I.E. Excel, Powerpoint, Word, And Access)
          • Proficient in Routing Software required
          • Strong Aptitude For Assessing Large Datasets And Deriving Key Performance-Related Insights. Strong Knowledge of Analyzing Routes required
          • Effective Communication Teaming Skills; Capable Of Developing Alignment Across Logistics Functions And Other Departments
            ***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Allentown , Supervisor, Router/Dispatch II, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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