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Team Leader - Warehouse

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

Position Overview:
Position responsible for facilitating interaction between plant, third party logistics company, and distribution centers to ensure customer service level objectives are satisfied.  Create Orders for replenishments and coordinate carrier pick-up and trailer availability.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:
  • Work closely with Corporate Transportation to manage trailer/carrier availability at plant.  Provide all necessary support, scheduling, and dispatch for transportation and shipping activities to ensure adherence to all order delivery expectations. Liaise with leaser of tractor to ensure vehicle in proper working order.  Correspond with shuttle service to arrange loads to distribution centers and co-packers as needed.   Audit demurrage invoices (railroad) and contest as necessary.
  • Coordinate shipping activity and assure all documentation is complete.  Adhere to Department of Agriculture regulations regarding feed licenses.  Report and pay tonnage fees.  Maintain current state feed licenses.  Prepare and submit month-end sales report.  Coordinate production and shipment of flour loads and outbound flakes loads.
  • Coordinate production and shipment of all Government, Donation, and Salvage orders originating from plant.  Coordinate transportation of product and packaging to all co-packers and finished product from co-packers.
  • Provide departmental backup to other Team Leader. Coordinate communication with railroad to release empty cars and order in full cars in absence of other Team Leader. Provide follow up on ingredient and packaging issues as needed.   
  • Communicate with customer service representatives, DC and warehouse personnel, Sales Reps, Demand Planners and others as needed.  Analyze available inventories, open orders, and scheduled production to mitigate customer cuts which impact fill rate. 
  • Manage and coordinate co-packer production.  Create stock transfer orders as needed.  Identify and resolve systems issues efficiently and effectively. 
  • Executes projects as requested related to cost, operations and service improvements in transportation, distribution and warehousing
  • Strive to create a motivating and supportive environment.
  • Active participant in sharing and supporting best practices.
  • Support TreeHouse Performance Systems implementation.
  • Projects are a part of this position, both individual and in teams, including team leadership.  Project write-ups and presentations are expected.
  • Will use discretion and independent judgment while working with numerous vendors from across the country.  
  • Indirect support and management of Material handlers and Shipping Operators.
  • Provides back-up for Manager Warehouse and Production Planning.

Disability Assistance:
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Posted 07/26/18

Job ID: 48111624