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Sysco Inbound Scheduler in Harahan, Louisiana

Company:

US0023 Sysco New Orleans (Division of USA II)

Zip Code:

70123

Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

0-1 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

0

JOB SUMMARY

This is an Operations position responsible for scheduling trucks for inbound product delivery and acting as a control point for the warehouse.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedules appointments for all incoming shipments, working with the Purchasing Department and various trucking companies.

  • Provides updated truck information to Purchasing Department every few hours.

  • Utilizes the Sysco Warehouse Management System (SWMS) to assist with the closing of purchase orders.

  • Assigns inbound trucks to specific warehouse doors.

  • Maintains shellfish information and various other files to comply with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP).

  • Orders chep and wood pallets and various other supplies for the warehouse.

  • Maintains warehouse office files, including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

  • Checks in trucks as needed at the receiving desk.

  • Retain Billing to lumping service and trucking lines.

  • Acts as a liaison with vendors, suppliers, freight companies and dispatchers to identify and resolve scheduling and billing problems.

  • Prepares a schedule and other paperwork for next day deliveries.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent G.E.D. or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience

  • 1-3 months related experience and/or training.

  • High-volume food distribution experience preferred.

Requirements

  • Pass mandatory ergonomics testing.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Pallet Jack and Forklift Certification from Sysco.

Professional Skills

  • Working knowledge of the following: product receiving techniques and procedures, products sold by Sysco, Sysco safety and security policies, equipment associated with warehouse activities and the operation of the equipment.

  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.

  • Able to print and speak simple sentences.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Can add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Capable of computing rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing software.

  • Excellent telephone skills.

  • Uses time efficiently.

  • ATactfully approaches others

  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

  • Applies feedback to improve performance.

  • Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Observes safety and security procedures.

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment.

  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction.

  • Completes tasks on time or notifies the appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Generates suggestions for improving work.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • May be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear.

  • Must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities that may be required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Working Conditions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works in an office and warehouse environment with various levels of temperature and noise.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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