Distribution Dock Coordinator

Job Locations US-KY-Owensboro
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/7/2021 6:55 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing/Production/Warehouse
Type
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka. 

 

We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Company/Location Overview

The Glenmore Distillery has been a fixture in the Owensboro Community since the late 1800s. During Prohibition, The Glenmore Distillery was fortunate enough to be one of four distilleries in the country allowed to operate on a limited scale for medicinal necessity.

 

In March of 2009 the Sazerac Company purchased the distillery and reprised the name The Glenmore Distillery. The distillery boasts one of the largest and most modern bottling facilities in the country and continues to be a sizable employer in the city of Owensboro, KY.

 

The Sazerac Company’s vision is to become one of the industry’s most desired places to be.  The company attributes its success to a unique blend of history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, its people.

 

For more information, please visit www.sazerac.com.  

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Distribution Dock Coordinator ensures the efficient checking in and out of trucks shipping finished goods to our customers from Buffalo Trace; uses the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to coordinate shipment of outbound orders; checks in drivers and assigns trailers; prepares and follows up on shipment paperwork; communicates with internal and external drivers to coordinate trailer loading; provides primary liaison and problem solving services related to loading outbound orders.

 

  • Perform daily data entry and order processing into WMS. Perform WMS maintenance and training. Recommend WMS enhancements and continuous improvement of WMS processes. Respond to general WMS questions and engage in problem solving activities.
  • Develop and implement distribution best practices. Execute processes, reports and data entry in WMS. Recommend WMS software improvements. Coordinate carrier check-in, door assignment, and verify/release orders. Ensure adherence to Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies and Practices.
  • Support overall safety program (policies, inspections, investigations, training and follow-up) in all actions and interactions.
  • Work closely with Supervisor to improve work-related skills, which will lead to improved performance and benefit my professional growth as well as the company's success. Implement a Performance Development Plan for myself that will facilitate my improvement in at least 1 competency at any given time and facilitate improving my performance against position description outcomes.
  • Maintain inventory records. Perform cycle counts and month-end physical inventories. Ensure compliance with federal and state required labeling on cases before the cases are shipped by supporting the staging and recon crews with direction and materials. Coordinate Outbound Order appointments and hand out tasks to loading crews.
  • Continuously use and update the priority system to ensure efforts are focused on position outcomes and priorities. Update progress and successes in the Priority System.
  • Document processes and continuously improve Distribution Center Processes. Archive and make available SOP's and master copies of documents. Streamline the document management flow (BOL's, scan folders, archives, etc.) to reduce unproductive activities.
  • Use the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to coordinate the efficient shipment of outbound orders. Check in truck drivers and assign trailers to a dock door. Print, scan, procure signatures, distribute, and file all shipment paperwork (BOL, packing list). Communicate with internal and external truck drivers to coordinate trailer loading. Distribute tasks to union labor forklift crews. Respond to schedule and carrier changes. Provide primary liaison and problem solving services related to outbound orders. Send daily ship log e-mail.
  • Develop and continously sharpen a career development plan. Identify and focus on areas or skills needed to advance career with that plan.

Qualifications/Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years successful work experience
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Must be a team player

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years relevant experience in a fast paced environment
  • Requires Alcoholic Beverage Industry compliance experience
  • Requires Experience in manufacturing software (ERP, MRP, MPS, WMS)
  • Requires Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry

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