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Logistics Operation Specialist

Date: Jan 19, 2019

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60502

Company: Glanbia


Job Summary:  Responsible for day to day truck load building, delivery note creation, and customer backhaul management activities


Essential Functions

  • Create & optimize truck loads for customer shipments
  • Create delivery notes for Warehouse
  • Support End to End processes of order fulfillment
  • Manage Customer Backhaul loads by properly scheduling appointments through predetermined methods, report on time failures to customer, and act as GPN liaison with customer
  • Assist, where applicable, in policies and procedures documenting of that department
  • Report and communicate predetermined daily/weekly/monthly reports assigned by Logistics Operations Manager
  • Support Functional and Cross Functional Special Projects
  • Maintain set Logistics Operations KPIs & Cost Reduction Projects
  • Update department worksheets as needed
  • Effectively communicate with other departments
  • Other duties assigned by reporting Supervisor/Manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working in a Warehouse/Food industry/Manufacturing
  • Excellent Organizational Skills – file keeping, prepared for meetings, etc.
  • Computer experience
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Able to document reports about the department
    • Able to communicate through email including attachments
    • Able to navigate through SAP System & 3PL WMS/Reporting Universes when required
  • Have excellent communication skills (reading, writing, speaking in English)
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management
    • Ability to clearly communicate with all types of employees

Decision Making/ Problem Solving:

  • Engage Customer Service for outstanding truckload optimization needs
  • Create delivery notes
  • Send out electronic updates and spreadsheets



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous  Clerical work experience preferred or written Supervisor recommendation


  • Work Environment:

  • Work with known allergens – Occasional
    • Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut
  • Work with powders – Occasional


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago