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Order Planner - Distribution

Company: Newell Brands
Location: Blairs
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Order Planner - Distribution

Reports to: Logistics Operations Leader

Location: Blairs VA

Job Summary:

Company Conformance Statements:

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

Perform quality work within guidelines, deadlines, and processes with or without direct supervision.

Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and external logistics companies.

Critical thinking skills and problem solving with a sense of urgency.

Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Perform all required duties as assigned and to the best of your ability.

Position Purpose: Performs order management and shipping duties

Responsibilities/ Duties/ Functions/Tasks:

Process and organize a variety of information and data to create waves

Provide support to the Wholesale and Retail Division by providing order status and tracking

Monitor special orders and provide departmental statistics to support the Logistics Division

Drive the workflow of the Distribution Center based from shipping windows and special needs

Effective communication between internal departments to ensure on time/in full shipments

Using systems provided determine shipment specifics (pallet counts, weight, container, etc.)

Follow customer specific rules regarding routing shipments using vendor portals if required

Prepare customs documents for international orders

Ensure customer routing guidelines and requirements are up to date

Assure that all shipments are "shipped" in Warehouse Management System

Communicate shipping schedules with distribution shipping and order processing; communicate shortages

Perform other duties as assigned to meet business needs


Typing 35 wpm

10-key by touch

Proficient in Microsoft Office. Esp. Excel

Basic math

Customer Service

Organized, detail-oriented

Ability to multi-task

Work independently

Special Position Requirements:

Have no sensitivity to concentrated scents/ fragrance fumes

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED. Preferred AA
  • At least 1+ year warehouse experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Experience working in fast paced, automated environment
  • SAP or Oracle experience

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.

Keywords: Newell Brands, Greensboro , Order Planner - Distribution, Other , Blairs, North Carolina

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