Transportation Specialist II in Huntsville, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/11/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Purpose:

Supports customer business order entry through delivery, makes appointments as needed, answers customer service concerning materials, invoicing, and transportation to ensure on time, accurate deliveries.  Coordinates orders, shipments and deliveries with both internal and external warehouses, customers, and the sales team.    

 Essential Functions:

  1. Coordinates, enters and maintains all stock transfer and customer orders from order entry through delivery. Coordinates all fresh product movements with sales team, customer, load planning, transportation, scheduling and production personnel.
  2. Reviews day prior shipments from warehouses both internal and external and advises manager of potential customer service issues and maintains files concerning the shipments.
  3. Reviews order/ship/deliver schedules as orders come in for future shipment, obtain information and prepare the orders for the warehouse for proper shipping. Communicates and documents all issues relating to timeliness of delivery, condition of product, etc. at customer locations.
  4. Manages product inventories for daily shipment of product and advises of production needs. Notifies consignees of inbounds for following day.
  5. Prepare document and advise load planner, warehouses and carriers of planned loading schedules.
  6. Process all order changes through the system all the way through the documentation for the dock to correctly ship.
  7. Helps maintain coverage of other functions in the department as needed.
  8. Develops and maintains a professional relationship with carriers to ensure availability of trucks when needed.
  9. Makes all in-bound product appointments
  10. Maintains communications with facility shipping personnel to ensure accuracy.
  11. Communicates and documents all issues relating to timeliness of delivery, condition of product, etc. at customer locations.

  Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Proficient in Extracting Data in spreadsheet format (Sterling Nistevo and SAP)
  • Working knowledge of SAP (preferred)
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Good decision-making skills – ability to evaluate multiple conflicting variables
  • Must be able to function in a team environment

 Education and Experience :

  • 1 year of experience with transportation or a combination of applicable experience and education.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • SAP experience preferable.

“This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of Butterball’s Drug/Alcohol Screening & Testing Policy. Details will be provided to individuals who receive a conditional job offer, or upon request.” 

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