The Distribution Coordinator has responsibility for managing the business relationship with one or more of the following: Preferred Freezer Services, United States Cold Storage, Interstate Warehousing and Americold Logistics and their associated warehouse operations utilized by Johnsonville located in Chicago, IL; Quakertown, PA; Lake City, FL; McDonough, GA; Indianapolis, IN; and Clearfield, UT. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your independent decision-making, analytical, project management, leadership and people management skills.
Manage the performance of your Distribution Centers through ensuring that the 3PL operator has policies, procedures, systems, equipment, and trained and sufficient levels of staffing to meet the needs of the Johnsonville business.
Hold Distribution Centers accountable to meeting our scorecard metric targets.
Regularly visit and audit the 3PL operations.
Take responsibility for preparing annual capital and operating budgets for your individual Distribution Center locations; perform analysis of monthly spending reports, and take action to ensure actual spending is equal to or less than budget.
Perform strategic planning and collaboration with your Distribution Centers to ensure future capacity and service requirements are achieved.
Lead and participate in cross-functional projects such as new Distribution Center facility start-ups, the roll-out of new service offerings, implementing strategies to meet customer mandates, new product introductions, etc.
Partner with Johnsonville Sales, Brokers, and Customers to develop mutually-beneficial supply chain initiatives.
Use your knowledge, experience, and analytical skills to create a pipeline of ideas that continuously improve results: warehousing and supply chain cost, OS&Ds, inventory accuracy, truck turn times, on-time delivery, order fulfillment, and audit results.
BS/BA Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration or related field is required
Three years’ experience in distribution center operations or related logistics operations is strongly preferred
Skills and Competencies:
Demonstrated ability to manage vendor/business relationships
Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent oral and written communication
Organization, flexibility, and attention to detail is a must
Johnsonville, LLC, the nation’s No. 1 producer of brats, Italian sausage, smoked-cooked links and fresh breakfast sausage links, is a leader in the food manufacturing industry. The company’s more than 1,400 members, known elsewhere as “employees,” are dedicated to producing the finest-quality sausage. Johnsonville strongly supports each of its members in their efforts of continued growth and dev...elopment, offering excellent opportunities for advancement, along with an attractive compensation, benefit and bonus package. We invite you to learn more about why Johnsonville was recently recognized as the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) National Employer of the Year!