Logistics Associate

Mondelez International - Earth City, MO

Full-time
With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we're the world's #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We're Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.
Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.

Customer Service & Logistics

Customer Service & Logistics (CS&L) is where you'll integrate our end-to-end demand-driven supply chain. Working "from farm to shelf," you'll connect plants with customers to deliver best-in-class service in the most efficient way. Your goal will be to have the right products, at the right time, and with the right quantity and quality on the shelf.

Job Scope

The Logistics Associate is an entry level role that offers a hands-on approach to developing supervisors and managers within the Mondelez Field DSD Organization. The role provides for rapid development through broad exposure to the DSD environment across both the region and area. The LA role typically serves to provide coverage throughout the region/area for MCLs and LSs where applicable (vacation coverage, additional support, productivity initiatives, etc...). The LA role provides tactical execution of CS&L strategies in the areas of Safety, Service, Cost, and People.

Key Responsibilities

1. Manage day to day plans including order/route management, inventory management, employee performance, and daily communication with internal/external customers and stakeholders.

2. Drive key KPIs under main categories of (1) Safety, (2) Service, (3) Cost, and (4) People.

3. Safety: Responsible for driving plans that reduce branch incident/accident rates, ensuring a successful AIB inspection, holding monthly safety/SHAPE meetings, ensuring effective and compliant pre and post trips inspections, and conducting a successful branch safety audit.

4. Service: Responsible for driving fill rates at or above 98.5% at the branch level through effective Local Planning team meetings, developing strong linkages and plans with Demand/Fulfillment teams, and practicing accurate inventory management practices in branch. Also responsible for ensure accurate order fills (Target TQA / WalMart ASN order accuracy reports), and route compliance and on time deliveries at the store level. Participates in cross functional meetings with Demand/Fulfillment Planning, Retail Teams, Customers Teams, and HQ Support including LPT meetings, District Sales meetings, and Retail X meetings.

5. Cost: Driving lowest cost per case in delivery and warehouse operation by executing against annual productivity plans, lean six sigma/BPE projects, and employee performance management. Identify supply chain opportunities and ensure issues are addressed in strategic and tactical plans.

6. People: Source, onboard, and develop direct reports and branch teams in multiple settings (classroom, OJT, Work-with, etc..) across entire operation (delivery, cross-dock, dry warehouse). Coach direct reports in order to create and execute development plans and support individual career goals. Manage local hourly employees (Union and Non-Union) including coaching, developing and disciplining and developing relationship with local labor unions.

Functional Competencies Gained In Role:
1. Front line leadership experience managing hourly union/non-union employees

2. Fundamental skills related to branch management & DSD processes and procedures.

Lominger Competencies Gained in Role:
1. Personal Learning

2. Problem Solving

3. Drive for Results

Relationships

Internal:
Local Branch Teams (LC, LS, MCL, RDCL, Hourly Employees)
Demand Planning/Fulfillment Teams (Biscuit Inventory Planner, Regional Demand Planner)
Retail Sales Teams (Regional Director of Retail, District Managers, Retail Merchandising Supervisors, Sales Reps, Customer Category Managers)
HQ Support Functions (Wilkes Barre Support Services, Customer Care, Routers, Processors, Continuous Improvement/Business Process Excellence Teams, LogOps Teams, MTEC Transportation Team)

External:
Fleet/Equipment Maintenance Providers
  • College Degree Required
Functional/Technical Competencies necessary for role & Level of Expertise

  • SAP BI: Beginner
  • WMS (Winware, KWIC): Beginner
  • HHC (Driver Handhelds): Beginner
  • Zonar: Beginner
  • MS Office Suite: Beginner
Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.