Job Title:   Logistics Clerk
Operations/Production/Warehouse - Hourly
Dallas Plant

With our pioneering Horizon Organic, Silk, International Delight, Land O'Lakes and Earthbound Farm brands in North America and Alpro and Provamel brands in Europe, WhiteWave Foods has made healthy, alternative food choices mainstream, creating not just new categories, but a new consumer mind set. At heart, we are creators, engaged in the making of a new kind of Food Company. We are unique in possessing both the creativity and the scale not only to meet the world's emerging needs, but to shape them, and help define the future of food.

Our company's history is rooted in the spirit and principles of small food. But The WhiteWave Foods Company has the scale and resources of big food, which allows us to bring better food to more people.

As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
General Summary The primary function of the Distribution Clerk is to coordinate yard activity as necessary. Effectively interact on a timely basis, via appropriate communication media, with our customers/employees and maintain a thorough knowledge of the operating system. Function in a liaison capacity and provide outstanding customer service. Our plant produces some products that include soy and almond. Essential Duties and Responsibilities o Check drivers in, verify necessary documents o Distribute loads to the floor/forklift operators o Monitor carrier delivery and pick up times o Update daily loading schedule as it relates to dock appointment times o Print BOL, check drivers out verify documents o Review orders/shipments from previous day to validate carrier pick ups o Respond to and resolve appointment scheduling and delivery issues o Ensure paperwork completed timely and accurately o Assign, monitor and dispatch yard driver for shuttling trailers o dock doors for trailers o Create transfer orders and or run all transfer orders and prepare documents for outbound loads o Check in inbound drivers, verify documents o SAP reconciliation of inbound and outbound shipments o Dispatch yard driver for shuttling trailers o All other duties as assigned or become evident

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
A. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities o Proficiency in MS Office applications and basic PC skills o Excellent verbal and written communication skills within all levels of the organization o Proven decision making ability o Ability to prioritize and multitask o Prior experience working with SAP preferred o Experience with Lean Logistics beneficial B. Education and Experience o High School education or equivalent o Minimum 3 years logistics experience, preferably in the food/beverage industry o Forklift experience preferred. C. Nonessential Qualifications o Flexibility Materials and Equipment Directly Used: o Office machinery including: computers, printers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, stand up forklift etc. o Software including: Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes Working Conditions Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a general office environment where the noise level is usually moderate. Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

SALARY: WhiteWave Foods Company offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

Nothing in this job description restricts WhiteWave Foods rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibility to this job at any time.

The WhiteWave Foods Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, pregnancy or any other factor that may be protected by law. This policy extends to all employees and includes all aspects of the employment relationship. WhiteWave Foods is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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