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27 Apr 2022

Full-Time Planner

ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages LLC – Posted by accb2150 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

We’d love for you to become a part of our family to help make our vision of Quenching the Thirst of Our Neighbors a reality. ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC is seeking to hire a Planner I for our Direct Store Delivery business.


We are a family-owned company, a diversified third- and fourth- generation family business. We offer the perks of a large corporation with the personalized touch of a smaller company. We believe in making a positive impact in the communities where we live and work, so you’ll see us giving back and stepping up through sponsorships, volunteer work and supporting community organizations. We’re Quenching the Thirst of our Neighbors and partnering with those that we go to business with.


We value diversity and individuality. When you thrive, we thrive. We encourage sharing ideas in a supportive environment, growing professionally, maintaining a healthy work/life balance, and interacting with all levels of the organization. Collaboration at its best; your managers are in the trade with you.


Plus, we have a comprehensive benefits package that begins the first of the month after hired; (Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription drug plans, FSA/HS, Life and Disability insurance, 401K with a company match, Tuition Reimbursement, EAP, paid vacation and Company paid holidays). There’s bonus potential for meeting Company goals and growth potential as well.


This position may work remotely but must live near one of our Distribution Centers: Pittston, Mount Pocono, Lehigh Valley, Harrisburg, Reading, Lancaster, Milton, DuBois, Greensburg, Ebensburg, Erie, Pittsburgh, Bethlehem, Lemoyne, Houston, PA; Fairmont, WV; Cleveland, OH.


Responsibilities Include:

  • DSD Planner I will dispatch product for delivery ensuring that maximum efficiencies/lowest possible cost delivery methods are applied to all DSD dispatched loads.
  • Work with Distribution Center Management teams to ensure that driver efficiencies are maximized and the low-cost delivery solution is used in every applicable situation.
  • Dispatch actual product sold for appropriate delivery day. Utilize Dispatching and Load Creation Software to identify and provide the lowest cost delivery solution to the assigned DC’s.
  • Partner with DSD Planning and DC management teams to continuously improve our database of information that drives dispatching solutions in our Dispatch software.
  • Provide daily communication on Delivery Minimum exceptions and Off-Day deliveries to DC Mgmt. teams.
  • Provide daily communication to distribution center management on labor and equipment needs based on volume, workload, time, cubes, weight, etc. for delivery.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures. Maintain quality standards.
  • Local travel may be necessary; quarterly visits to DCs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:

  • H.S Diploma, Bachelor’s preferred; one to three years’ planning or analytical experience, preferably in the goods/beverages industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • APICS Certification preferred
  • Good computer skills; Excel and SAP strongly preferred
  • Strong mathematical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced, multi-priority team environment


ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC applicants must submit to a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company.  Employment with ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC is contingent on a pre-employment background check which may include drug screening, driving records (including minor moving violations) and will be evaluated according to ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC guidelines to determine eligibility for this position.  ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorites/Women/Veterans/Disable/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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