Frankfort - IL Full Time 3 weeks ago

Overview

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at pactivevergreen.com.

 

Located 35 south west of Chicago, Frankfort is a village in Will County, Illinois, with a small portion in Cook County. The population was 17,782 at the 2010 census, up from 10,391 in 2000. According to Forbes.com, in 2007 the village ranked as the 36th fastest growing suburb in the United States.

 

The plant was built in 1965, manufactures food service and food packaging products (custom and stock foam), and has approximately 300 employees. 

 

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.  Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law.  For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call [Phone number shown when applying] or email [Email available when viewing the job].

 

 All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and assesses Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) to determine efficiency of workflow.
  • Coordinates the daily workflow with the Shift Leadership Team and Lift Truck personnel.
  • Identifies inefficiencies in workflow between replenishment, picking, put away and shipping; makes wave and labor adjustments as needed.
  • Monitors order queue and ensures balanced labor, equipment and warehouse work tasks.
  • Awareness of load by time cut-offs to ensure loads are ready to be shipped.
  • Execute daily work plan created by the site Wave Planner and identifies problems that prevent efficient execution of the plan. Resolving and escalating issues appropriately.
  • Plan, release and ensure timely completion of the waves in the warehouse management system.
  • Plan, release and ensures timely completion of the Interleaving tasks in the warehouse management systems.
  • Plan, release and ensure timely completion of cross dock opportunities.
  • Identifies and ensures timely unload of HOT inbound shipments.
  • Identifies and ensures timely completion of consolidation moves.
  • Monitors and ensures timely completion of replenishment moves.
  • Utilize reports to monitor workflow progress.
  • Ensure communication to shift supervision status of wave progress and problems.
  • Update shipping schedules.
  • Monitor and maintain flow of automation traffic control systems within the DC.
  • Coordination of Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) tasking and usage to maximize productivity.
  • Maintain Yard and Door trailer statuses.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree preferred, and/or 3-5 years business experience in Distribution/Warehouse Logistics
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS); JDA (Red Prairie) a plus
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP); SAP a plus
  • Self-Directed & demonstrates the ability to proactively identify and resolve discrepancies or potential issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem identification & follow through to issue resolution
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well with a variety of individuals.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of automated distribution

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