Router - Sr

    US Foods, Inc.
    Omaha, NE 68101
    Full-time
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    Job Description

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    BASIC PURPOSE:

    The primary function of this position is to schedule and sequence routes in a timely, accurate and efficient manner using computerized programs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Utilizing specified software, route trucks by matching customer orders to appropriate loads assigned to trucks.

    Utilizing specified software, balance loads per trailer by size and weight of product and pallets to be loaded.

    Build cost effective routes while maintaining customer needs.

    Work closely with Sales and Warehouse Departments to determine delivery feasibility

    Prepare various reports on a daily basis, i.e. route changes request, sequence change
    requests, new customer request, etc.

    Maintains routing software system parameters (RoadNet and Mainframe)

    SUPERVISION :

    RELATIONSHIPS

    Internal: Transportation Supervisor and/or Transportation Manager; Sales and Warehouse Dept. associates; Delivery Drivers, Dispatchers, and department clerks.

    External: Customers.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education/Training: High School Diploma/GED preferred.

    Related Experience: A minimum of 4 years in related environment

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations. Must have computer skills - data entry, general report generation, spreadsheet design, data manipulation, mainframe downloads. Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide). Possess ability to resolve a variety of issues of fairly non-routine nature with some independence. Ability to work scheduled hours and any required overtime.

    ***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

    Posting ID: 588107797Posted: 2020-11-19