Company: The J.M. Smucker Company
Posted on: March 14, 2019
For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker's Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature's Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit jmsmucker.com.This position is responsible for accurately and timely scheduling of outbound loads using all systems and replying to carriers with appointments while maintaining and reporting area KPI's. This position will provide daily communication with carriers, drivers, customer service, PPIC, transportation and the Lawrence Ship team. This position will be responsible for email correspondence, answering phones, data entry, and utilizing all other operating systems necessary to perform the job. Receiving, inventory, and Ship area functions will also be fulfilled utilizing area equipment and systems.Starting rate for this position is $20.79 per hour.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Communication with carriers and drivers using email and phone systemsOperation of forklift to transfer finished product to racks or onto trailers and to receive incoming productsReport daily performance of Ship team and provide daily schedules for the teamManage pallet inventory to support daily operationsAll other duties as assignedEssential Skills and Knowledge Knowledge of fork truck operations to ensure a smooth transition of product to keep damage at a minimumKnowledge of proper lifting techniquesAbility to multi-task and work in fast-paced environmentAbility to follow rules and proceduresDemonstrated ability to work in a team oriented environmentStrong problem-solving skillsBasic computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel)Effective communication skillsDetail oriented/Paperwork accuracy essential to decipher loading diagrams to ensure no over-weight trucksStrong organizational skillsQuick LearnerAbility to interact cross-functionallyAbility to work independently with minimum supervisionAdditional Information Mandatory overtime, sometimes given short notice per business needOccasional seven day weeksMust adhere to strict attendance policyPhysically demanding positionPracticing under Good Manufacturing Practices and Regulatory Food Safety ProgramMust have desire to work in constantly changing, progressive environment Starting rate for this position is $20.79 per hour.
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