VF Corporation Wave Planner in Jonestown ECDC, Pennsylvania

Job Description

VF Corporation opened a new Distribution Center in Jonestown, Pennsylvania in July 2018. We’re creating more than 175 new jobs over the next three years to distribute our Vans®, Timberland® and The North Face® brands. You can access all VF job openings in Jonestown at vfc.com.

VF is committed to delivering innovative products and experiences to consumers. As one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, we’re proud of our socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning geographies, product categories and distribution channels. With 119 years of experience transforming ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace, we constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.

Many of our brands are well-known leaders in their respective categories. Some of them have become iconic. Jonestown associates will primarily be supporting the following VF brands:

  • Vans: The Vans brand has been connecting with youth culture to promote creative self-expression, authenticity and progression for nearly 50 years, while linking the brand’s deep roots in action sports with art, music and street culture.

  • Timberland: The Timberland brand believes that boots, shoes, apparel and gear should be comfortable enough to wear all day, durable enough to withstand your everyday adventures, and stylish enough to stand the test of time.

  • The North Face: Expanding from a single storefront in San Francisco, The North Face® brand has been revolutionizing outdoor gear and inspiring a global movement of exploration for more than 50 years. The North Face brand delivers an extensive line of outdoor performance apparel, footwear and equipment that pushes the boundaries of innovation.

Other VF brands include Wrangler®, Lee®, JanSport® and Dickies®, among others. Employee discounts on VF apparel and footwear are generous, making it easy for our employees to buy, wear and promote our products.

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Wave Planner: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family

The wave planner will assist in overall work load balancing across all functional areas of the DC and provide prompt detailed communication to the DC Management team in case of any service level concerns.

How You Will Make a Difference:

This position is responsible for analyzing the order pool in the warehouse management system (PKMS) and generating waves (orders consolidated by specific parameters such start dates, sku count and DC capacity which are released to the DC floor) and will position the DC Operations to meet service level agreements

Skills for Success:

  • Manages the processes to ensure the flow of orders throughout the warehouse. This position exists to plan the workload based on start and stop ship date compliance, and labor and freight variables. This position ensures the timely release and processing of daily downloaded orders.

  • Manages the planning and establishment of distribution schedules

  • Monitors inventory levels

  • Tracks progress of distribution

  • Reviews all factors affecting distribution schedules and makes recommendations for changes to improve efficiencies

  • 5 to 7 years experience

  • Must speak English, Spanish a plus

  • Knowledge of Warehouse systems, such as WMS and/or PKMS

  • Advances computer skills to include Microsoft Office, AS/400 and Lotus Notes

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong Organizational Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Must be a good decision maker

  • Follows through with all tasks, assignments and job duties in a timely manner

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.