Live Production CoordinatorCircle S Ranch
Charlotte, NC Full-time
Posted on September 30, 2018
Live Production Coordinator:
The Live Production Coordinator is responsible for scheduling drivers and contract haulers, directing distribution activities, and resolving flock related scheduling logistics issues. Also, to assist with turkey farm production inventory supervision, reporting and other tasks as required..
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and maintains driver's & contract drivers daily work schedule based on forecast, inventory, and vendor requirements, while being mindful of employment stabilization, Farm status, and maximizing logistics efficiency.
Works closely with the Loading crew to ensure proper reporting. Which may include some night time farm visits.
Attend all meetings relevant to scheduling.
Works closely with Plant liaisons to stay in tune with processing plants schedule changes to provide efficient scheduling for the Circle S team.
Oversees drivers and resolve any issues or complaints.
Collaborate with customer service and sales representatives to ensure high levels of productivity and service.
Keeps Live operations informed of schedules & schedule adjustments as necessary.
Research the most cost productive routes for deliveries.
Complete & distribute reports daily, weekly, monthly & as requested.
Monitor overtime compared to routes.
Verifies accuracy of daily transactions in production through logs & reporting systems.
Ensure compliance with budgetary needs.
Updates master and works with controller on projection changes.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Assist with accident Investigations, Clean ups, & Reporting.
Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the qualifications, knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy with commitment to customer service and meeting deadlines.
Strong understanding of effective routing and transportation cost savings measures.
Should possess good computer skills including MS Office Suite and knowledge of routing and scheduling software.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must have ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills and have strong problem solving skills.
Must have a high degree of organization and prioritization skills and must be able to perform tasks with minimal direction from management.
Must have strong analytical abilities and have the ability to solve problems in a detailed, comprehensive manner.
Possess knowledge of driver safety and DOT compliance requirements.
Ability to motivate and develop employees.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three (3) years' experience in transportation, planning, logistics or related role or equivalent combination of education and experience. Agricultural industry experience helpful.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk, use hands and fingers, handle objects or controls, talk and hear, stand, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee may be required to travel and will be exposed to normal driving conditions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Circle S is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Circle S participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.
About Circle S Ranch
Circle S Ranch is a multi-generational family owned corporation committed to producing safe high quality product at the most competitive cost, all while encouraging a friendly environment in which everyone can succeed.
Circle S is a leader in the Agricultural industry in Production, Benefits & Compensation. We offer employees an excellent benefits package including full medical, dental, vision, disability, life, 401K, Etc.
We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Circle S team.
Come work for an outstanding, well-known, local company that's highly respected in the poultry industry!