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Wave Planner


Location: Martinsville, Virginia
Type: Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 23, 2023
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Job Title:
Wave Planner
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Location (City, State):
Martinsville, VA
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Site Name:
Martinsville MV1
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Wave Planner
At Radial, our employees are the forefront of ecommerce, bringing beloved brands to consumers through our fulfillment, customer care and technology solutions. We are fueling the future of retail, which means you are, too.  When you work for Radial, you join a global community of changemakers, where the work is critical, and the culture is fun. We depend on our workforce to overcome real-world challenges every day and encourage you to carve your own career path while shaping our future together.
Radial, the leader in omnichannel commerce technologies and operations has an exciting opening for a Wave Planner. Radial’s omnichannel solutions use cutting-edge technology and analytics to optimize the e-commerce end to end processes reducing costs for our customer while enhancing the consumer experience.
Role Summary:
The Wave Planner uses the FC Warehouse Management System (WMS) to distribute work across the available labor pool in the FFC, in the most efficient manner possible. The inflow (client orders) and release of 'picks' is distributed across the physical FFC and the process path (single, multi, ship alone) using software, mathematical computation, and continuous communication in a dynamic environment.

Wave planners need to have a strong understanding of priorities and manage Expeditor to know priorities and expedite accordingly.

Effectively communicates with outbound supervisors.

Strong understanding and knowledge of WMS wave planning software is needed to evaluate issues and to maximize efficiency.

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Investigate and Solve workflow issue using knowledge of all DC operations.

Effectively communicates issues and directions to associates.

Evaluates work processes for efficiency.

All other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.

Follows all safety guidelines and performs in a safe and careful manner.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Minimum of 2-4 years experience in a warehouse, distribution or manufacturing environment.

Previous wave planning/expediting experience preferred.

Initiative – Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.  Observes time limits for breaks and lunches.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Works required overtime when needed.

Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals.

Communication – provides information and direction in a professional manner

Role model for associates.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to improve.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Strong time management, communicating, listening, writing and processing skills.

Good problem-solving skills and strong sense of urgency.

Needs to have a good understanding of DC operations.

Experience with Microsoft applications and strong PC skills.

Knowledge of the warehouse layout and the supervisor in charge of each area.

Must possess visual acuity to read labels, RF scanners and to maneuver throughout facility

Must be able to hear and understand verbal instructions

Must possess capability to walk or stand for extended periods of time

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Must be able to push or pull carts of up to 100 pounds

Must be able to climb stairs

Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and grasp products

This position is not remote.

Travel is not required.
Hours: Monday to Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm. Must be available for additional hours as needed.
Radial is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.
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