Unilever Regional Distribution Coordinator in Shelton, Connecticut
Regional Distribution Coordinator
Background & Purpose of the Job
The Regional Distribution Coordinator has ownership of all physical distribution needs for customer and replenishment orders within the region. Role responsibilities include utilizing the transportation management system to validate and drive optimal order. Team commitment, on-going business engagement and breakthrough thinking will be required to evaluate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in an effort to identify and recommend distribution solutions that are within strategy. These include, but are not limited, to on-time and carrier acceptance.
Position will support current and new transportation sourcing strategies that seek opportunities to drive the business forward. You will raise the bar to identify new growth opportunities.
To achieve success, it is necessary to deliver through teams and utilize internal resources for long-term resolution. Additionally, trailer pools will be collaboratively managed with shipping facilities and carriers to ensure on-time pick up and delivery. Reviewing, maintaining and potentially reducing targeted freight budget goals through analysis is essential for continuous growth.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
Monitor, identify gaps and collaboratively plan carrier equipment needs with distribution centers, plants, co-packers, capacity planning teams and Trailer pools
Create and process replenishment and customer shipment documents using the appropriate tendering system
Perform a daily review of pending offers to carriers, resolving load planning, tendering, and delivery exceptions in SAP
Work with Specialists and co-located Planners to measure carrier performance to improve key distribution goals
Conduct carrier acceptance & rejection reviews
Ensure Trailer pool adherence
Closely track No Show/Late Shipment reports
Drive Carrier capacity planning reviews
Participate in monthly accessorial / budget review
Exception management and resolution of batch jobs
You’re a born leader: You are highly organized, able to multitask and communicate with various touchpoints while maintaining team commitment.
You’re a dot connector: You have organizational awareness and the desire to seize the future.
You’re a changemaker: You have a “breakthrough” way of thinking.
What You’ll Need To Succeed
Bachelors Degree required.
1 to 3 years Logistics Supply Chain experience a plus.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth at https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/ | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzuVqApc7i-tR2YxazMxNkpPZVU/view | Every Voice Matters at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/ | Global Reach at https://www.unilever.com/brands/ | Life at Unilever at https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1248/life/ | Careers with Purpose at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/ | World Class Career Development Programs at https://www.unilever.com/careers/graduates/uflp/ | Check Out Our Space at https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office | Focus On Sustainability at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/
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