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Supply Chain Coordinator - Outbound (Overnight)

Location Naperville, Illinois Job Category Supply Chain Management Position Type | Full-Time
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We have a message to get out: We’re growing. We're charting an aggressive growth course to become one of the top 3 grocery retailers in the US. That’s why we need dedicated people to navigate the supply chain challenges. As we expand, this is your chance to join a team where your hard work is guaranteed to make a difference. The objective of this role is to manage and administer ALDI Supply Chain programs by economically securing product for the business, which in turn, promotes the company’s objectives of maximizing sales and controlling expenses. In addition, the position will assist with the advancement of numerous Supply Chain initiatives in accordance with company guidelines.

As an overnight (3rd shift) Supply Chain Coordinator, you will be responsible for planning inbound and outbound transportation operations, which include store deliveries, cleanouts, store-to-store transfers, DC to DC transfers, and supplier-to-DC deliveries. With a thriving organization like ours, this can make for a rewarding career.

Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Batavia, IL (Temporary work location Naperville, IL)
This role is eligible to participate in ALDI’s Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week (i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).

Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Identifies and communicates opportunities for system related or operational improvements to their direct leader.
• Identifies and elevates any factors in the supply chain that inhibit the ability to support the divisions and stores.
• Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.
• Works to maximize asset utilization to ensure full truckloads are being shipped.
• Identifies backhauls and round-trip opportunities specific to the Dedicated Carrier store delivery fleets.
• Completes regularly scheduled and ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests as needed.
• Manages transportation cost to minimize transportation spending while providing on time performance.
• Executes the daily plan by carrying out carrier assignment, tender, track and trace activities in support of on time delivery of shipments.
• Updates and enters operational data within the SAP TM Optimizer.
• Coordinates and communicates operational requests for shipments, status, and other ad hoc requests for execution with carrier dispatchers, divisions or supplier shipping docks and managers.
• Manages through and provides options for operational failures of carriers, divisions, coordinators and others to execute and deliver on time delivery of freight.
• Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.
• Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job-specific Competencies:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Consistently demonstrates the Mindsets, ALDI Acts Competencies and Professional Skills (M.A.P.) as outlined for the role.
• Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Effective time management; maximizes productivity.
• Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.
• Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.
• Familiarity with current transportation management tools and systems, including electronic execution within a Transportation Management System (TMS).
• Knowledge of order management and consolidation technology.
• Knowledge of electronic tender track and trace methods (e.g. EDI and Auto Fax), electronic bid management, and associated contract management.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge of carrier selection, rating, routing, and assignment.
• Knowledge of products and services of the company.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, consistently meeting deadlines and remaining calm under pressure.

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree in Logistics or a related field required.
• A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Logistics required.
• Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Physical Requirements:

• Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.
• Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.
• Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.
• Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.

Travel:

• Domestic travel required.
• Up to 10%.

ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Discount Program

In addition, eligible employees are offered:

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
  • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay
  • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
Click here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer

ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

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