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Farm Pickup Route Coordinator at LTI, Inc. in Sunnyside, Washington

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Directs & coordinates the execution and related activities for farm pick-up and milk operations in the SE-region, to include Sunnyside, Pasco and Boardman.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Responsible for executing and monitoring the farm pick up plan for Sunnyside, Pasco and Boardman areas using the Ortec software and other reporting tools.


  • Monitors route efficiency, comparing execution data with planned route standards.


  • Keeps a positive attitude while dealing with constant change and balancing responses to multiple simultaneously occurring issues.



  • Responsible with assistance from Boardman, and Pasco driver supervisors for assuring routes & drivers adhere to the safety policy of LTI, Inc. and that all aspects comply with the standards set forth by FMCSA, OSHA, State, local and industry organizations. Monitors employee compliance and provides notification to the appropriate manager as needed.


  • Responsible for coordinating all required maintenance, washing both internal and external with appropriate departments to ensure the least amount of downtime impact as it relates to efficiency and utilization.


  • Monitors all inbound and outbound loads from the DSU and CRP plant and the impact to local FPU & other operations in the LTI, Inc. Communicates with Central Dispatch to ensure we maximize efficiencies in scheduling related to our control.

  • Provides after hours on call support to Line haul dispatchers.




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



  Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training. Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience.


            LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentages and to draw /interpret bar graphs.



Ability to apply commonsense understanding in carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.





Proficient in Microsoft excel, word, power point, access and outlook. Data analysis tools and excel pivot table tools a plus. Must be able to operate fax, copier, scanner, and basic office equipment.


Good public relations skills are a must to effectively dispatch employees, represent the company to its customers, which include the independent business person on the farm to the plant managers.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employee will seldom be required to lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to read charts, see road hazards, and avoid objects in driveways while making tight turns, and notice changes in sample containers or “off color” milk by sight, taste or smell.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The employee works with and near toxic and caustic chemicals such as chlorine and various farmers cleaning chemicals.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.

Background checks and a negative drug test are mandatory for employment. All LTI, Inc. employees are subject to random drug testing.