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Scheduling Coordinator I

Company: UNFI
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description - ExternalPURPOSE: The Inbound Logistics Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for managing DC inbound throughput and DC Service Level through the TMS Appointment Process, using logic designed to account for Lost Sales, Service Level, Capacity, etc. This position is the point of contact for the Warehouse Receiving department regarding inbound load scheduling, receiving capacity adjustments, load prioritization and claims communication. For the assigned DC's, the IBL Scheduling Coordinator is also responsible for compiling basic summary and metric reporting data that will be used for measuring execution and decision making.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: ---
Schedules inbound appointments for 2 small DCs or 1 medium DC ---
Responsible for 200-250 transactions per day ---
Single Point of contact for inbound carriers for scheduling, expediting, and de-expediting ---
Provides professional communication to Carriers and answers inquiries in a timely fashion ---
Consistently monitors carriers' information for accurate execution and reporting ---
Completes basic data reporting, such as carrier on times and appointment utilization ---
General understanding of third-party carrier service performance, in regards to On-Time execution ---
General understanding of service level and logistics cost metrics ---
Advises appropriate personnel regarding completion, transit, and delivery dates or possible delays ---
Understanding of DC operations responsibilities Crossdock, Backhaul, Routing, Receiving, Selection, etc. ---
Other duties as assignedJOB REQUIREMENTS: Education/ Certifications: (Required & Preferred) ---
High School Diploma or GED equivalent and/or equivalent related experience.Experience: ---
One-year experience in a Distribution Center and/or Logistics/supply Chain or Purchasing ---
General experience in Microsoft Office product applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)Knowledge: ---
Ability to critically think and apply reason for discovering solutions and efficiencies. ---
Knowledge of management reporting techniques and presentation styles. ---
Thorough understanding of Master Scheduling concepts, goals, and drivers in supporting DC Service Level while reducing Lost Sales. ---
Understanding of operational model for wholesale distribution company. ---
Ability to work well with internal and external business partners. ---
Ability to balance short-term vs. long-term demands.Skills/ Abilities: ---
Excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required ---
Good working relationships and coordination with internal and external business partners ---
Ability to prioritize multiple requests and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment ---
Understanding of the Freight Coordinator role in Supply ChainPHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/ DEMANDS: ---
Some travel may be required ---
Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment ---
Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal ---
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear ---
Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday ---
Stooping, bending, twisting and reaching may be required in completion of job dutiesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Additional Information
Company Name: United Natural Foods
Schedule: Full-time
Work Indicator: Remote
Pay Range: $41300.00 - $72300.00 Annually ($19.86 - $34.76 Hourly)

Keywords: UNFI, Providence , Scheduling Coordinator I, Professions , Providence, Rhode Island

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