Router - Sr
U.S. Foodservice - Montgomery, AL

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Router - Sr - 13002304

Basic Purpose -
      The primary function of this position is to schedule and sequence routes in a timely, accurate and efficient manner using computerized programs.

      Description -
      Utilizing specified software, route trucks by matching customer orders to appropriate loads assigned to trucks.

      Utilizing specified software, balance loads per trailer by size and weight of product and pallets to be loaded.

      Build cost effective routes while maintaining customer needs.

      Work closely with Sales and Warehouse Departments to determine delivery feasibility

      Prepare various reports on a daily basis, i.e. route changes request, sequence change
      requests, new customer request, etc.

      Maintains routing software system parameters (RoadNet and Mainframe)

      Qualifications
      - Education/Training : High School Diploma/GED preferred; however, must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.

      Related Experience : A minimum of four years in related environment

      Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :
      Computer skills - data entry, general report generation, spreadsheet design, data manipulation, mainframe downloads
      Excellent oral and written communication skills
      Ability to communicate effectively using varying degrees of independence, judgment and discretion
      Read, write and understand English.
      Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
      Possess ability to resolve a variety of issues of fairly non-routine nature with some independence
      Ability to comply with established safety standards
      Ability to work scheduled hours and any required overtime.

      Primary Location : AL-Montgomery
      Schedule : Full-time Shift : Evening Job
      Job Function : Dispatch/Routing
      Job Level : Individual Contributor
      Travel : No

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