US Foods Regional Route Optimization Manager in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Identifies key routing opportunities and develops, implements, and manages initiatives to drive the success of routing efficiency for customers and operating divisions.


Identifies key opportunities to leverage and improve logistical efficiencies across the supply-chain operation, including; defining appropriate metrics, and leading the implementation of routing analytics and data maintenance.

Develops forward-thinking, routing initiatives to boost effectiveness within supply-chain, implementing and managing project work through utilization of customer delivery systems (Roadnet, Territory Planner, and Scientific-Logistics) with a focus on routing optimization and territory planning

Defines, develops, and manages policies and procedures, process flows and tools to boost the effectiveness of operations within customer delivery transportation, resulting in greater efficiencies across all regions and divisions

Streamlines the reporting and analysis of routing and customer delivery data through core competencies and tools/methods to identify opportunities, create forecast models, and measure metrics across target areas working

Interfaces across cross-functional teams to establish and boost alignment and synergy, gaining buy-in from stakeholders and leading the implementation of initiatives within the routing and transportation function at the division

Develops and presents presentations outlining proposed strategy initiatives across US Foods

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status



Education/Training: Bachelors degree in business, supply chain, project management or similar experience required; Graduate degree preferred

Related Experience: Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in routing or transportation management experience, with a focus on implementation and strategy development; project management experience preferred; experience working within a distribution environment highly valued

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word, MS Project and a mapping tool (i.e., Map Point); prior experience utilizing customer routing packages (i.e. Roadnet, Descartes) and optimization tools (i.e. Territory Planner, Sci-Log), and experience utilizing a transportation management system preferred

Travel: 50%

Primary Location: Rosemont-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Logistics

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No