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Time Type: Full Time - 18 month contract
Check SAP system and compare order counts (order validation) and summarize results to create action plans within source systems, data and process to resolve ongoing issues
Review new orders requiring a hold status prior to the automated planning session (flow, apparel, cross dock)
Review the hold plans\" and release orders which are ready to be routed in the current session
Review orders for excessively high weight, cube or pallet values. Escalate Master Data issues for root cause resolution.
Review orders for bad date values. Adjust in the system as required prior to the routing session and summarize issues to create action plans within source systems, data and process to resolve ongoing issues
Manually plan orders and loads which are not to be planned via the automated system routing (in accordance with the Regional Centers SOP) work to floor early releases, etc.
Validate that the geographical routing makes sense with no excessive amount of empty miles. Ensure acceptable thresholds & routing rules are documented, and followed within the team
Continually monitor optimization and routing results, and work with various groups to resolve data issues and identify & implement configuration opportunities. Responsible for ensuring:Deliveries and pick-ups are sequenced in a logical manner, adhering to existing delivery and pickup windowsWeight and cube are as close to a full trailer as possible, optimizing outbound and inbound order quantitiesStore deliveries have a vendor backhaul added to the load, where possibleDeadhead loads (roundtrip empty in one direction) have been eliminated where possibleSelect carrier is either the LCL fleet, or the lowest cost third party carrier with availabilitySpecialty mode/equipment has been utilized to capacity; long combination vehicles, alt domiciles carriers, highway program carriersInbound & Outbound One Way: planned loads have either been tendered to a third party carrierOutbound Fleet Loads: Efficiently review loads built from the optimization, ensure quality, and support operational clock (DC work-to-floor)No orders were left in an un-routed or unplanned status. Plan orders according
Ensure rush orders, insider product orders, direct to store orders, specialty programs are planned with priority, with the internal/external customers needs in mind
Follow up on customer (retail/warehouse/replenishment) inquiries answering these with priority
Address root causes of loads which required manual planner intervention i.e. not tendered to the appropriate carrier by the system
Address loads which generated a planning error message in the system (infeasible loads)
Review load reconciliation trends; identify any trends and patterns which may require corrective action (configuration tuning) to plan appropriately
Participate in regular solution quality meetings with the planning team to review issue logs; making recommendations and implementing corrective action
Triage all planning requests from all external group within LCL - Supply Chain, Retail, IT, etc., ensuring queries are address in a timely manner. Clear responses are required back to requestors once tasks are complete, or in progress, or not applicable to the Planning Center (referencing specific SOP's)
Monitor ongoing requests, ensuring the Planning Centers are only receiving applicable requests, with non-applicable requests addressed by finding creative solutions with external groups
Triage requests for store-to-tore transfers and special events, ensuring orders are available in TM, and applicable planning groups are able to plan in most cost effective manner (as possible)
Support ongoing Supply Chain store distributions, ensuring proper intake forms are used, and applicable groups are aware of planning expectations, and able to plan in most cost effective manner (as possible)
Upload manual orders to TM via MSU, validating requests with SOP's, advising applicable planning areas of order readiness
Execute inbound rush requests, working with replenishment on getting order released to TM, and coordinating with Planners to ensure orders are planned in the most cost effective manner possible
Review & action the bad order file and summarize results to create action plans within source systems, data and process to resolve ongoing issues
How Youll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Type of Role:
Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)
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