TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST

Supply Chain, Procurement & Transportation Greeley, Colorado Mt. Pleasant, Texas


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado.

We are looking for a Transportation Specialist for Pilgrim’s that reports in Greeley, CO or Mount Pleasant, TX.

 Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the transportation planning of customer replenishment orders in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible, while meeting all customer service expectations
  • Responsible for the transportation coordinating/planning at assigned plants, company distribution centers, and third-party warehouses via all available modes for our products
  • Interface regularly with product management, production operations, as well as carriers and customers, to discuss and improve how logistics are managed
  • Act as a liaison between trucker, customer, sales, and operations teams
  • Review and understand weekly reports to ensure cost is being managed efficiently and meeting a minimum of 98% on time delivery
  • Responsible for dealing with carrier issues or communicating issues to carriers that have arisen at the shipping facility that may delay loading and/or on time delivery. Will be available to handle these types of issues 24 hours a day 7 days a week via cell phone
  • Respond to calls and emails after hours and notification of other persons within Pilgrims either by phone or email of issues or problems with orders
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the transportation industry preferred
  • SAP knowledge and experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite preferred
  • General understanding of US geography
  • Excellent follow through skills required
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills preferred
  • Compassionate to customer needs
  • Can thrive in team environment
  • As a salaried position with the company, you may be required to travel at some point to other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must be willing and able to travel as business needs dictate

                     

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment
  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays
  • 401(k): eligible after 90 days of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule
  • Base salary range of $45,255 - 58,800
  • This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program

 

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, JBS and Pilgrim’s is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account various factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiencies for the role.

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who have, at minimum, the first of a two-dose vaccine in advance of their first date of employment will be required to receive the second dose within the manufacturers recommend timeframe and submit proof of their final vaccination dose once obtained. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

EOE/VET/DISABLED