Wave Planner in Indianapolis, IN at Volt

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description


Volt is looking for a Wave Planner , this position is responsible for allocating orders, releasing work to warehouse floor, balancing workflow, and ensuring inbound and outbound truck turn times are within acceptable levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Resolve order product shortages
  • Manage order cuts and communicate to customers
  • Release work to the work queue in a manner that ensures maximum levels of interleaving, productivity, and carrier turn times
  • Prioritize individual Lift Truck Operator (LTO) tasks along with Dock Supervisors
  • Ensure dock office is utilizing inbound and outbound dock optimization functionality for each receipt and order
  • Run labor reports and review with Dock Supervisors and Office Manager
  • Review/update base priorities weekly to reduce manual priority changes in the work queue
  • Review/update LTO home work zone assignments along with Operations Manager
  • Review/Update product code velocity zone assignments along with Operations Manager
  • Review/update optimal static and dynamic pick locations along with Operations Manager
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects and safety programs
  • Continually evaluate effectiveness of systems and recommend changes where appropriate
  • Troubleshoot and correct systems problems
  • Train all levels of users on relevant systems
  • May resolve product order shortages.
  • May manage order cuts and communicate to customers.
  • Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  • Other duties as requested

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Good customer service skills
  • Proficiency with basic PC software and Americold systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with variety of individuals
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor.

Tools and Technology:

  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Off ice Suite.
  • Desktop computers.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or at least one year related work experience.

Pay : 15.00 Hour after 90 days the pay will raise to 18.00 hourĀ 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer