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Transportation & Interplant Coordinator

Job Number 18000497 Company Nestle Purina PetCare Company Location Hartwell, Georgia


Nestle Purina is expanding! We’re opening a state of the art distribution center in 2018 and production facility in 2019 – our first new factory in over 20 years! We’re thrilled to be joining the Hartwell, GA community and to welcome as many as 240 new members to the Purina family by 2023. On more than 100 acres, this 500,000 square foot facility will serve as our most versatile facility with the ability to switch product lines faster and more efficiently than we have ever done before producing and distributing the Purina brands our customers trust and pets love. 

This position completes traffic requirements for the Hartwell distribution center. This involves the coordination of the release of interplant finished product orders for timely shipment, in conjunction with planned production, customer requested delivery dates and stock transfer orders shipping to other NPPC sites.  Works with Corporate ORM Team, and customer distribution centers to accomplish daily tasks. 

  • Scan and release all interplant finish product orders based on planned production.
  • Communicate hot list requirements with other department.
  • Acquire all necessary products from interplants to service customer orders.
  • Review finished product position of locally produced items at receiving plants when necessary, and distribute inventory as appropriate to achieve service goals.
  • Order Processing: Perform ATP process in SAP, and create outbound deliveries in SAP for customer orders and Stock Transfer Orders.
  • Schedule loading time on Dock and Yard dock schedule for all inbound and/or outbound loads and tender loads to selected carrier, transmitting ready times to carriers.
  • Ensure that customer’s expectations and requirements are adhered to. 
  • Any deviations from the customer expected arrival date should be documented and conveyed to the Nestlé Purina PetCare Customer Group.
  • Responsible for assuring we meet our customer service level goals of on time delivery, order fulfillment and informing customers, brokers and customer service of order/shipment status.
  • Responsible for the interplant transfer of finished goods in accordance with required delivery dates and in the most cost effective manner to support shipping demands.
  • Contact St. Louis ORM concerning plant shorts, suffix changes, product changes, etc.
  • Review customer claim shortages with the Data Steward and communicate to Order and Revenue Management.
  • Maintain daily, Hartwell’s Case Fill PCSM report.  

Perform all other duties as assigned.


Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Experience (Years/Type): 1+ year experience in a high paced customer service oriented office setting, manufacturing/warehouse, logistics/transportation or military environment. 

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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