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Wave Planner Liberty Cold 2nd shift in Bolingbrook, IL at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description

The Liberty Cold Wave Planner plays the vital role of releasing and directing work to the 15-20 Reach Truck Operators through the Red Prairie Warehouse Management System (WMS). The Wave Planner will be an expert in Red Prairie WMS and have strong working knowledge of all functions and personnel in the warehouse as this position will be responsible for assigning and directing work with input from the Warehouse Supervisor.  The Wave Planner will be a trainer for various tasks in the building. These include but are not limited to: Reach Truck, Wave Planning, and Shipping Clerk.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate a reach truck, standup counterbalance truck and a rider pallet jack in a cold environment.
  • Release and direct inbound and outbound work to Reach Truck Operators.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and provide training to others in Reach Truck, Wave Planning and Shipping Clerk responsbilities.
  • Serve as backup to the Shipping Clerks with checking drivers in and out.
  • Process improvement.
  • Maintaining work area and following good housekeeping requirements in the warehouse.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 months previous experience working in warehouse environment is preferred.
  • Previous experience in WMS is required, Red Prairie is preferred.
  • Previous experience operating a reach truck is required.
  • Computer experience – Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides).
  • Ability to perform basic math.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Must be able to work in extremely cold temperatures.
  • Must have great attention to detail.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold/Crystal Lake Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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