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Transportation Logistics Router -Chicago, IL in Chicago,US at Stericycle

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Transportation Logistics Router to be responsible for utilizing dynamic routing tools to develop route plans and daily maintenance of routing data. Routing plans should align to True North (Customer 1st, Growth and Productivity, Employee Development, and Safety). The Transportation Logistics Router supports the Logistics Center Manager to drive productivity and efficiency within a region. Works closely with Transportation Supervisors and local dispatchers on route execution and enhancements to future route plans.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Customer 1st:

• Maintains CUSTOMER 1ST CULTURE throughout entire Transportation Department.
• Ensures service team provides highest standard of customer service and positively impacting customer service through efficient routing.
• Works proactively with transportation Team Members, as well as all other functional operations (Plant, Sharps Management, Shredding, Specialty Waste, etc.) to meet all customers’ expectations.
 

Company Growth:

 
• Maintains optimum utilization of resources including, but not limited to, methods, procedures, structure, equipment, and personnel.
• Monitors route and work productivity, reports on trends, and recommends changes to continually improve productivity and routing efficiency. 
   Works closely with the Logistics Center Manager on implementation of recommended changes.
• Communicate driver performance compared to goal on a regular basis.
• Ensure accurate data for new customers. Review post route performance and make adjustments to service time, time windows, and geo-   
   codes.

Team Member Development:

• Communicates performance standards and objectives;
• Monitors operations and work of all route Team Members.
• Keeps staff informed of current problems, changes, and new developments in the department and company by conducting professional,
    organized, and participative meetings.

Compliance:

• Ensures compliance with all Federal, State, Local regulations and Company policies and procedures, communicates issues and updates to
   Transportation Team.
• Monitors and ensures that Team Members are performing their functions safely and productively. Makes recommendations to prevent 
   accidents or Hours of Service issues.

 
Travel:

 This position requires some travel during the first 3 months to:


•         Learn about the business


•        Build the relationship with key stakeholders that they would support


•        Learn about the routing methodology in local markets to build credibility




Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred, or the equivalent in related work experience.

BS in a Transportation or Logistics related field a plus.

Three or more years of progressive waste, shredding or equivalent industry experience in a routing capacity. 

 
Demonstrates the ability to provide safe and regulatory compliant work conditions for all Team Members.

Demonstrates knowledge and the ability to stay abreast of applicable regulations and codes, as they apply to the waste industry and those specific to area of responsibility.

Demonstrates sound knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Must be able to input, monitor and manipulate data within these applications.

Must have routing capability and/or direct past experience. Past experience utilizing Roadnet Logistics Suite or equivalent routing software preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.