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Penske Logistics Planner in Sacramento, California



This is a 1st shift position. Days are Monday - Friday. Hours are 9am - 5:30pm.

Penske Logistics in Sacramento, California


  • Looking for Top Talent to join a World Class Winning Team

  • At Penske Logistics, we are leaders in the food service industry

  • Enjoy a steady paycheck, paid vacation, performance incentive plans and paid healthcare

  • Looking for smart people who work hard and want to be part of a team

Penske Logistics is a Distribution Services Company serving the restaurant and food service markets. We are a family of people who take pride in providing tailored supply chain solutions for our customers in a manner that achieves economic success for all. We accomplish this by creating an ethical, rewarding, and safe work environment built on respect for all with a commitment to exceeding customer expectations.

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Responsible for tracking ordered products, providing and managing materials, and contracted services for the Sacramento California CDC. Specific duties include receiving and entering data into the inventory management system, GDP; ordering, receiving and distributing materials; responding to questions regarding externally contracted services; communicating with vendors and customer service representatives regarding inventory related issues and discrepancies; comparing goods received to documents; preparing materials for shipment; loading and unloading inventory; managing the marking or tagging of items; preparing bid specifications and requirements; and conducting regular inventory analysis and product cycle counts. Participates on conference calls with vendors and customers regarding inventory related issues.


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Optical

  • 401(k) Employer Match

  • Unlimited Growth Potential


Non-manager – one year related experience - some college preferred - work under pressure and attention to detail; Microsoft Excel, organization and communication skills a must.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintains and tracks inventory levels of all products stored in the Sacramento Central Distribution Center

  • Communicates effectively with supervisors on all inventory related issues and concerns

  • Provides Warehouse Supervisors and support team with daily receiving log for both the CDC and offsite cold storage locations

  • Submits and tracks inventory transfers to and from cold storage facility

  • Receives all vendor PO’s into GDP inventory tracking system

  • Monitors and completes Case Detail Log as needed

  • Monitors and completes Penske Hot Store List log as needed

  • Manages vendor receiving schedule.

  • Sets delivery appointments for all incoming and outgoing product shipments

  • Performs full inventory counts as well as cycle counts as needed with a high degree accuracy

  • Counts 100% of all in-house and products stored at cold storage facility at least once a week

  • Meets on daily basis or as needed with Receivers and management team, with plans approved by the Operations Manager in order to review assignments and special requests for the current workday and ongoing progressive planning strategies

  • Reports and documents products returned to the CDC from previous night’s delivery and dispositions those products back into inventory, if necessary.Documents and tracks all returned products on Product Return Log. Determines why a product was returned and reports that information to the operations team

  • Participates on daily and weekly performance review calls; daily outage report, weekly performance and systems improvement calls

  • Corresponds with other CDC locations regarding inventory and operational issues.

  • Determines best practices and submits recommendations to the CDC operations team

  • Responsible for reviewing daily credit request from customer.Authorizes and or denies credit request based on review of submitted data and internal inventory tracking tools

  • Enters credit data into master credit tracking tool

  • Combines weekly total credit requests for both the Sacramento and San Diego locations and submits to SBUX operations and logistics teams

  • Monitor bulk pick inventory products for the next day and ensures there will be no shortages

  • Records all receiving errors into SBUX RIC website

  • Monitor freezer and cooler conditions to insure they are organized and clean on a daily basis

  • Monitor and insure products for bulk pick have been “let down” in the warehouse for the same day or next day pick.Products include but are not limited to, HVS, Paper, frozen pastries, warming sandwiches and juices

  • Monitors product damages and makes inventory adjustments as necessary

  • Ensure pryoper rotation of the inventory to insure the FIFO process is being followed and keep track of code dates at both the Sacramento CDC and offsite cold storage facility

  • Monitors snapshot report to insure product inventory levels balance between the Penske and SBUX inventory systems

  • Monitor the loading/unloading of product going to or coming from the cold storage facility

  • Assist in the training of new associates

  • Team leader for the CDC’s Continuous Improvement Team

  • Assist with facility IFS preparation

  • Escalates inventory related issues to appropriate Penske and Customer support staff

  • Communicates with Inventory Control Clerk to insure adequate inventory levels are maintained

  • Assist warehouse associates with inventory related issues

  • Trains warehouse associates on inventory related best practices

  • Additional responsibilities might be added depending on the needs of the operation

Physical Requirements:

-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 made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Locations: 4040 Vista Park Court #30 Sacramento, CA 95834

Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento

Zip: 95834

Job: Logistics/Supply Chain

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain

Req ID: 1908960