The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.
The Wave Planner is responsible for allocating orders, releasing work to the warehouse floor, balancing workflow, and ensuring inbound and outbound truck turn times are within acceptable levels to meet customer needs. Assigns and monitors the work including staging, wave times and pick assignments for various teammates.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1+ years of warehouse or distribution related experience and/or training.
Previous experience working in a distribution center or warehouse environment where processing of customer orders was completed, preferred.
Computer skills including experience with a Warehouse Management system, Microsoft Office, SAP and other office equipment.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced setting, managing multiple priorities and effectively work in a team environment.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
May be required to work long hours, holidays and weekends.
A great job—and a great future—awaits you at Smithfield Foods. As the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, we’re a $15-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
We’re passionate about delivering on our promise to produce “Good Food. Responsibly.®”, and military veterans throughout the company support our mission. These veterans understand the value of purposeful work and play a daily role in advancing Smithfield Foods.
Veterans have a variety of backgrounds, and to match that, Smithfield offers a variety of careers. Areas of possibility include: