Senior Logistics Planner - Tri-State Operating Unit
Location:
Elmsford , New York
Posted:
April 07, 2017
Reference:
00067538
Job ID: 00067538

PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION MAY BE LOCATED AT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN THE TRI STATE OPERATING UNIT :

Bronx NY, New Windsor NY, Elmsford NY, Maspeth NY, Smithtown NY, Carlstadt NJ, South Brunswick NJ, Marlton NJ, Plymouth Meeting PA, and Philadelphia PA.

The Senior Logistics Planner (SLP) is ideally positioned to increase profitability through planning that grows revenue and improves efficiencies.

The SLP is a leader that collaborates with our business partners to develop and align on strategies to produce opportunity for continuous improvement, and producing strategic and tactical plans that deliver positive business results through superior customer service. 

The SLP, as a systems and process expert, supports systems health and capabilities, ensures data standards are met and sustained, and provides information and analysis of data to support business leaders in making fact based business decisions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collaborate with Sales & Field Operations to define, develop, and deploy strategic sales territory, distribution, vending and merchandising plans aligned to business strategies

Frequent engagement with sales and field operations for shoulder to shoulder, communication routines and educational activities

Lead and/or participate in projects and initiatives that improve quality and efficiencies in the areas of the business that Logistics Services supports and continually improve the Logistics Services functions

Execute sales tactical planning processes to improve predictive accuracy and route efficiency, maximizing throughput of assets

Produce information and perform data analysis to identify opportunities in a dynamic marketplace to maximize profitability, and support effective and efficient Planning and Field Operations execution

Expert on the end to end Planning systems (FASETS, EasiTrax, BASIS, TRP, MerLOT, Merch 360, LEO etc.) to ensure data accuracy and optimal use of the applications

SME in supporting the development, implementation and adherence of standardized processes.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

Problem Solving & Data Analysis

Effective communication & collaboration

Management & Utilization of data

Understanding & leveraging consumer demand data

Process Management

Influencing

 

 

 


Requirements

Minimum:

-Education - High School diploma or equivalent

-3 to 5 years previous planning, logistics, industrial engineering or analytical experience

-Microsoft Office applications - Beginner to intermediate level of skill on all

-Operational Excellence or Lean/Six Sigma knowledge


For Coca-Cola internal candidates:

BASIS & SAP systems – intermediate to expert

Sales reporting systems (i.e. Margin Minder) – beginner to intermediate

 

Preferred:

-Education - Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Engineering

-5+ years experience in planning, logistics, industrial engineering or analytical roles in the food/beverage industry

-Operational Excellence or Lean/Six Sigma certification (Green Belt or higher)

-Project Management experience


For Coca-Cola internal candidates:

-Expertise in systems currently utilized in Logistics Services (TRP, LEO, EASITRAX, MerLOT)

 

Coca-Cola Refreshments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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