Logistics Coordinator

  • Company: Unilever
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Posted: March 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 170003DL

Logistics Coordinator

Job Summary & Background

There is pride inside the production of the best-selling mayonnaise brand in the United States. With over 100 years of history, Hellmann’s is one of Unilever’s $1B brands with the #1 and 2 top selling SKUs in North America.

The Factory Logistics Coordinator will support the Logistics Department within the Kilbourn Plant.
The position is comprised of the following:
Developing strong cross-functional relationships with factory, corporate counterparts, vendors and carriers
Change management, continuous improvement projects to drive zero losses within customer service and logistics
Maintaining key documentation on inbound material receipts and outbound finished good shipments

The individual will be assigned to various special projects that are in alignment with the factory goals and business objectives for the logistics team including delivery of cost savings, customer service, and carbon reduction at the Kilbourn site through driving FIFO process and taking Kilbourn’s Yard Management System to the next level reporting.

Position Responsibilities

Responsible for managing yard transactions for packaging, raw ingredients and finish good loads by utilizing Kilbourn’s Yard Management System and ensuring accuracy in all aspects of data entry
Increase inventory accuracy and traceability by building a more robust receipt process for all packaging and raw ingredients
Execute continuous improvement World Class Manufacturing through various logistics pillar projects (Ex: 5S warehouse/shipping office, decrease load times, increase shipment traceability through warehouse scanning)
Drive Logistics cost savings through reducing assessorials with FIFO process and driving internal logistics projects. Responsible for validating internal assessorial costs from carriers
Manage daily operational duties – Tender loads to carriers in Oracle Transportation Management, Post Goods Issued in SAP and warehouse team load assignments

Key Skills:

Education & Training:
Associates degree required. Any logistics, factory or continuous improvement experience is a plus
Work Experience:
2 years work experience with competency in systems and business operations
Functional Skills:
-Competent in technical analysis and able to build one-slide presentations
-Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and take the initiative to drive change
-Strong analytical and systems skills
-Project management
Other Skills:
-Fluent in English
-Strong communication skills to work with warehouse team, external site partner and transportation carriers
-Ability to understand and influence team members to drive change management

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory. In order to be considered, please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and assessment. If the assessment is filled out partially or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the assessment at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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