Distribution Analyst in Jupiter, FL at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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For more than 70 years, people all across America have relied on Ferrellgas for their home, business, and agricultural needs.
Why work at Ferrellgas? Because Ferrellgas maintains a friendly, family, competitive atmosphere within a growing Organization that currently stands second largest in the U.S. Our blue trucks stand at the forefront of green efforts by means of new propane fueled initiatives such as autogas. Performance improvement is expected and is facilitated through in house competitions and annual employee recognition awards.
We strive to hire and retain the most elite employees, several of which have been featured in Ingram's "Top 40 under 40" lists. Not only does Ferrellgas care about the Employee, we care about the Employee's family as well; which is why we offer a scholarship program for the children of our Employees. Not to mention Ferrellgas is a Fortune 1000 company!
If you want to be part of a winning Organization, join the Ferrellgas Team today! We are seeking a Distribution Analyst for our location in Jupiter, FL.
Job Summary :
The primary purpose of the Distribution Analyst I, under general guidance from the Director of Operations/General Manager, is to support the daily operations of the Blue Rhino distribution location ensuring safe, timely, and efficient installation, delivery and merchandising of Blue Rhino tank exchange products. This position requires Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field.

Essential Functions :
-Provides support to the Director of Operations/General Manager in route scheduling and dispatch.
-Develops daily route schedules that ensure proper balance between efficient vehicle utilization and designated Blue Rhino customer service objectives.
-Minimizes "no service" tickets.
-Communicates route schedules to drivers.
-Utilizes Road Net to improve route planning and efficiency.
-Evaluates driver efficiency and productivity - cylinders/hour, cylinders/mile, cylinders/route, adherence to schedule and routing.
-Monitors Rhino Net Call Center.
-Schedules and dispatches drivers for "out-of-stock" calls on a timely basis.
-Completes Call Frequency Report to improve route efficiency.
-Works the "No Delivery in XX Days" to ensure customers are not being missed. Places customers on route if needed.
-Schedules service request calls from retail customers.
-Completes status updates in Rhino Net for proper tracking.
-Enters expected day for delivery into Rhino Net Call Center so CSS's can keep the customers informed about status.
-Coordinates response to local emergency calls, leaking cylinders, and customer stock-outs as required.
-Manages Installation Process.
-Ensures timely set-up and installation of new customer locations.
-Coordinates the creation of site plans for new set-ups and obtains Fire Marshall's approval.
-Recommends capacity increases, decreases, or de-installs to Director of Operations/General Manager.
-Ensures appropriate supply of refurbished or new cages exist for installation needs.
-Ensures daily cylinder inventory is completed and recorded.
-Ensures all transfers are completed and recorded in a timely manner.
-Manages Merchandising of Rhino displays at customer locations
-Ensures all merchandising requirements are assigned and scheduled for completion by due dates
-Acts as Blue Rhino Subject Matter Expert
-Key contact for Rhino Customer Care, Sales and corporate personnel
-Makes sure no balls get dropped on the Rhino business
-Keeps DO/GM informed of all issues related to Rhino business
-Completes special projects as needed.
Requirements :
-Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
-Experience with a Direct Store Delivery operation a plus
-Must be customer focused
-Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Demonstrates attention to detail, analytical skills, and interpersonal skills a must
-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including strong proficiency with Excel.
Ferrellgas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive cafeteria style benefits package, a wellness credit, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, paid holidays, vacation, and bonus potential.