POSITION SUMMARY: The Asset Recovery & Protection Representative will develop and execute a local pallet recovery program and expand PECO's pallet recycler & retail recovery network to ensure improved recovery of assets. This involves assuming full territory responsibility for all PECO assets in the assigned territory. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Asset Protection - Service • The Regional Asset Protection Representative will work to establish relationships with new recyclers to assist in pallet returns from Participating and Non-Participating Distributors (NPD's). This will include developing recovery programs for high pallet loss regions or terminal markets, as well as targeted NPD's. • This Position also requires a high level accountability and collaboration with pallet recyclers to ensure successful onboarding into PECO's program. • Incumbent will work closely with Asset Protection Coordinator and other PECO employees with the goal of identifying and recovering PECO assets in the possession of nonparticipating distributors, pallet dealers, and other unsigned companies or persons. • Individual required to operate a 16' box truck with lift-gate. Ideal Candidate: An ideal candidate will possess experience in day to day customer interaction, a comfort level with operating independently and not in an office environment. Experience with building and maintaining relationships. The ability to plan and execute an efficient and effective daily/weekly route. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Individual required to obtain DOT Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification and to operate a 16' box truck with lift-gate. • Makes a minimum of 40 visits per week • Negotiate return flows and costs with newly identified recovery locations. • Establish/Manage recovery partnerships to assist with recovery from known NPD customers. • Identify alternative recovery methods in assigned region to improve returns & reduce recovery costs. • Manage current recovery programs and look for ways to reduce cost within assigned region. • Develop recovery program with current depot network in assigned region. • Develop working knowledge of internal systems including Red Link. • Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Must be able to pass the DOT Physical Examination and obtain Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification. • See physical qualifications for driving a Commercial Motor Vehicle (DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification.) Education: • Associate's degree or equivalent work experience in business or related field Skills & Experience Required: • Must be able to lift 65 lbs on a regular basis. • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish depending on area of the country • Takes initiative; Ability to work independently to drive results. • Computer knowledge including MS office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point.) • Commercial negotiations experience. • Strong teamwork and communication skills to properly influence internally and externally. • Project Management experience including issues/problem resolutions. • Organizational, communication, problem solving, analytical and time management skills.
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