Apr 16, 2019

Wave Planner

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Toano, VA, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

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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Job Requirements

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.

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