Distribution - Shipping
Are you an ambitious, multi-tasker who can solve problems in a fast-paced environment that loves BACON?” Then you should join us in growing one of America’s top 25 consumer packaged goods companies, Smithfield Foods!
The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery.
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.
Associate’s degree (A.A.) from two-year college or technical school in Transportation, Logistics or related field and 2+ years’ experience and/or training in the transportation field, preferably the refrigerated segment; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Transportation, preferred.
Knowledge of the transportation industry, transportation rate structures and current trends.
Knowledge of SAP, desirable.
Knowledge of meat industry, preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, copiers, fax, calculator etc.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
The Transportation Analyst is responsible for analyzing the supply chain, transportation and distribution network and developing recommendations for reducing freight costs, creating material efficiencies and improving on-time delivery. Establishes, maintains and communicates statistical data on the tracking of product shipments, returns, and inventory. This position requires knowledge of U.S. geography and transportation costing and the Hours of Service Rules, as it relates to the legal driving time of drivers.
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: