Unilever Regional Distribution Coordinator in Shelton, Connecticut

Regional Distribution Coordinator

* Shelton, CT *

* 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 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

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 * |* Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits * |* Every Voice Matters * |* Global Reach * |* Life at Unilever * |* Careers with Purpose * |* World Class Career Development Programs * |* Check Out Our Space * |* Focus On Sustainability

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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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Connecticut-Shelton-Shelton - 3 Corporate Drive

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Jan-19-2019

Req ID: 18000ENC