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Supply Chain Coordinator in Dubuque, IA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/30/2022

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    Dubuque, IA
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    1-3 years
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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for coordination of transportation support load coverage and equipment flow movement through the supply chain network.

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA:

•     Great starting pay: $26.00/hr!

•     Excellent benefits package!

•     Personal Growth and advancement opportunities

•     Growing organization & increased demand for products!


Supply Chain Transport Service Coordinator Key Job Responsibilities 

•      Set up and coordinate needed 3PL transport support for the various aspects of the supply chain operations.

•      Work with third party providers to ensure appropriate communication and visibility to tendered loads.

•      Support operations with communication of support load move status through frequent updates.

•      Follow up with transport teams to ensure proper tracking of support loads in transport management system.

•      Monitor transport carrier rates associated with support loads to ensure reasonable.

•      Monitor transport carrier moves to ensure providing acceptable service. Review issues and challenges with respective management to address and correct.

•      Interact with the BBU Corporate Transport team as required for coverage.

•      Work with the operations teams to ensure adequate flow and timing of equipment (baskets/dollies) across the network.

•      Prepare tracking reports to provide visibility of equipment moves and generate actions to address gaps and opportunities.

•      Resolve problems by clarifying the issues, determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment with respective transportation and distribution management; following up to ensure resolution.

•      Prepare transport and equipment inventory reports by collecting / analyzing service issues and opportunities concerns.

•      Manage large amounts of incoming calls and emails.

•      Build relationships of trust through open and interactive communication with all functional areas.

•      Maintain a positive, empathetic and professional attitude toward customers at all times.

•      Respond promptly to inquiries by phone or email.

•      Use OTM, WMS, BUSS and PC Data systems to run reports.

•     Keep records of transport carrier interactions, comments and complaints.

•     Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements



•     Education: High School Education or equivalent; college degree preferred. 

•     Experience: 1-3 Years of relevant Transportation and/or Distribution experience preferred. 

•     A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

•      Strong reading, math and communication skills: phone, email and active listening skills, with the ability to adapt/respond to various customers.

•      Must be well organized and computer literate: Excel and Word experience.

•      Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively

•     Must be able to read, write, and speak English. 

•     Must be able to work Nights, Weekends & Holidays.


Skills & Proficiencies:


•   Customer Service

•   Excel and Word experience

•   Transportation Knowledge

•   Quality Focus

•   Distribution Knowledge 

Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.


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