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Transportation Planner

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
Tampa, FL 33602
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Transportation Planner
Tampa, FL, USA Req #6703

Friday, June 11, 2021

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned independent Coca-Cola bottler that is the third largest privately-held and the sixth largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. Coke Florida's exclusive territory covers over 18 million consumers across 47 Florida counties, and includes the major metropolitan markets of Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Coke Florida sells, markets, manufactures and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies including Monster Beverage Corporation and BODYARMOR. In 2017, Coke Florida generated over $1.2 billion in revenue and the company currently has approximately 4,800 employees.

As one of the first US greenfield independent Coca-Cola bottlers in nearly sixty years, Coke Florida is at an exciting stage in its transformational journey to become a leading-edge beverage company, the best bottler in the Coca-Cola System, and one of the best companies to work for in Florida.

The Transportation Planner role will be part of the Enterprise Planning team and will be responsible for balancing service and cost for all processes and functions of load planning and freight movement. They will facilitate the distribution of freight based on the evaluation of carrier rates, operation capabilities, capacity commitments, and delivery dates required from deployment. This will primarily be done through the utilization of BluJay software. The nature and scope of this role is to consider freight strategies and optimize shipments and their cost for loads that come through BluJay. The overall scope is to ensure that execution is carried out through balance of service commitments and cost-effectiveness while maintaining strong relationships with carriers, shipping locations, and delivery locations.

Role Responsibilities

The network consists of, but is not limited to, the following areas of Supply Chain Planning; production/raw materials planning, deployment of full goods planning, and transportation planning. The individual should have competent-level subject matter expertise in Transportation Planning processes and is able to cultivate their expertise throughout the department.

The Enterprise Planning department's focus is to cultivate all tools and resources available to better the company and team members. All business decisions/projects are based on the following Enterprise Planning Guiding Principles:

  • Manage integrated business processes of planning to effectively deliver desired customer value propositions
  • Enable execution of segmented customer and consumer service models
  • Allocate resources to optimize Coke Florida's business outcomes, while managing trade-offs
  • Manage planning of daily transportation loads to support Coke Florida in making its next best decision

Role Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience related to Logistics, Operations Management, Business Administration, Materials Management, or Warehouse/Manufacturing
  • 1+ years of experience in utilizing a Transportation Management System
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/Just in Time Principles
  • Proficiency in MS Office is essential
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic environment and work effectively within a flat organization
  • Demonstrate sound judgment by making decisions based on bettering the total network and being able to support decisions with facts; taking responsibility for actions
  • Able to leverage and use toolsets such as SAP, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time/commitments and adjust to changing priorities as needed in order to complete tasks within desired timeframes
  • Attention to detail and business process improvement
  • Self-motivated to improve capabilities of self and others
  • Good cross functional team collaboration at all levels
  • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time
  • Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 7:00am -4:00pm
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. Coke Florida reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. Employment with Coke Florida is at-will. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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  • Job Family Commercial Leadership
  • Job Function Enterprise Planning
  • Pay Type Salary

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  • Tampa, FL, USA

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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