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12 Nov 2020

Full-Time Planning Manager

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

Job Description

ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package, (minimal wait time), for full-time associates that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription drug plans, 401K with a company match, paid vacation and company paid holidays while providing you with job security and the ability to work within your community and ensuring you are home safely every night. We are actively seeking enthusiastic team players who want to work with the worlds most trusted and iconic brands.


  • Responsible for collaborating with and influencing Sales and Delivery leadership to deliver a strategic plan that utilizes the necessary resources empowering them to effectively and efficiently service Direct Store Delivery (DSD) customers. This position will also be responsible for educating all stakeholders and building their trust of Strategic Route Planning activities while driving continuous improvement of key business indicators.
  • Partner with Sales and Delivery teams to ensure the business processes are aligned to clearly define business results.
  • Responsible for identifying and developing core talent. Coach and develop a team of direct reports while ensuring a culture of learning & development exists. Spend a lot of time leading, teaching and coaching.
  • Manage and lead Planning team, (Sales: Omnitracs Territory Planner; DSD: Leo; Merchandising: Merlin), ensuring that maximum efficiencies/lowest possible cost delivery methods, driver efficiencies and balanced sales days are applied to all DSD dispatched loads and sales routes
  • Maintenance for accounts in sales routes. Management and maintenance of accounts in LEO system.
  • Route Plans – Perform analysis of current state to develop strategies with multiple scenarios to improve efficiencies /effectiveness.
  • Diagnostics (include cost analysis) – Utilize tool and process that delivers KBIs to indicate which locations have the most opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency of a plan.
  • Provide info & analysis – Analyze and interpret data; share with stakeholders to influence decision making.
  • Change Request – Process and test requested changes from BPL role.
  • Activity Calendar – Develop & update timelines to execute strategic plans and maintain calendars with partners.
  • Investigate, recommend and implement new technologies.
  • Document and update processes and procedures in Planning and Fleet.
  • Partner and communicate daily with DC management teams for continuous improvement of best practices across the business.
  • Identify key business indicators and assist in data analytics to measure business results.
  • Build and maintain relationships across the organization to enable communication, leadership and collaboration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and other skills.
  • Local travel may be necessary. Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree; three to seven years’ planning or analytical experience, preferably in the goods/beverages industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Six Sigma, APICS Certification preferred
  • Good computer skills; Excel, Access and SAP strongly preferred; 3rd party Testing tools – HP/ALM preferred
  • Strong mathematical, problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able too work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced, multi-priority team environment
  • Valid driver’s license with MVR within Company guidelines

ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC requires all applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company. Employment with ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check which may include drug screening. Driving records, including minor moving violations, 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 Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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