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Lozier locationMiddlebury, IN
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Middlebury, IN, United States

Description

Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today’s shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities.

We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too.

POSITION SUMMARY

The position is responsible for building the daily shipping schedules for the DC, incorporating each days LTL, Truckload/Container, and small package/air shipments. This person will also schedule any same day add-on or express lane shipments as they download to our WMS. In addition, they will receive, maintain and distribute special shipping labels, either required by Lozier, our customers, or both, that need to be applied to each pallet and/or carton.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Review LTL, Truckload and Small Package jobs for proper routing prior to scheduling.
  • Communicate shipment volume information to our LTL service providers.
  • Calculate time required for LTL and Truckload trailers and schedule appropriately across shipping doors. Pull shipping hours ahead as needed from the next available day to fill out available shipping capacity.
  • Solicit regular feedback from supervisors and shipping leads in order to help improve scheduling accuracy and receive suggestions about other improvement opportunities.
  • Monitor schedule compliance and make adjustments as needed.
  • Act as the point of contact for the DC for receiving and distributing special labels. Will distribute to shipping as needed.
  • Will work with customer service and the Order Change Group regarding adds, changes and deletes.
  • Will work with all areas of the company on special requests and will regularly communicate with the DC supervisors and leads to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Cross train in other areas of the department to be able to take on additional responsibilities as needed to ensure proper coverage in the department.
  • Cross train other department employees in the Scheduler role.
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings, and completing assignments.
  • Ability to work and interact well with others.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma or GED or equivalent

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in a warehouse/distribution or transportation environment

Required Skills:

  • Intermediate PC skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use a Warehouse Management System
  • Ability to learn different ad hoc systems to complete scheduling and routing tasks

SPECIAL DEMANDS

  • Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds
  • Overtime as needed
  • Ability to navigate through the warehouse

Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today’s shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities.

We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too.

POSITION SUMMARY

The position is responsible for building the daily shipping schedules for the DC, incorporating each days LTL, Truckload/Container, and small package/air shipments. This person will also schedule any same day add-on or express lane shipments as they download to our WMS. In addition, they will receive, maintain and distribute special shipping labels, either required by Lozier, our customers, or both, that need to be applied to each pallet and/or carton.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Review LTL, Truckload and Small Package jobs for proper routing prior to scheduling.
  • Communicate shipment volume information to our LTL service providers.
  • Calculate time required for LTL and Truckload trailers and schedule appropriately across shipping doors. Pull shipping hours ahead as needed from the next available day to fill out available shipping capacity.
  • Solicit regular feedback from supervisors and shipping leads in order to help improve scheduling accuracy and receive suggestions about other improvement opportunities.
  • Monitor schedule compliance and make adjustments as needed.
  • Act as the point of contact for the DC for receiving and distributing special labels. Will distribute to shipping as needed.
  • Will work with customer service and the Order Change Group regarding adds, changes and deletes.
  • Will work with all areas of the company on special requests and will regularly communicate with the DC supervisors and leads to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Cross train in other areas of the department to be able to take on additional responsibilities as needed to ensure proper coverage in the department.
  • Cross train other department employees in the Scheduler role.
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings, and completing assignments.
  • Ability to work and interact well with others.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma or GED or equivalent

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in a warehouse/distribution or transportation environment

Required Skills:

  • Intermediate PC skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use a Warehouse Management System
  • Ability to learn different ad hoc systems to complete scheduling and routing tasks

SPECIAL DEMANDS

  • Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds
  • Overtime as needed
  • Ability to navigate through the warehouse

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