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Wave Planner, 1st Shift

The Transportation Department is seeking a wave planner to join their team. 


Job Description:


  • Cover 1st Shift Wave Planning & Transportation functions
  • Create waves in MARC by batching orders based upon various order criteria and customers’ needs
  • Provide Transportation support to 2nd shift Shipping in all US distribution centers
  • Prioritize workload to meet needs of our internal & external customers
  • Communicate with carriers and binderies
  • Coordinate with other departments to handle special order requirements and to resolve problems
  • Print replenishment and wave labels on the appropriate label stock & printer
  • Breakdown wave labels by wave, label type, mods and clusters
  • Prepare Export documentation
  • Request Proof of deliveries
  • Maintain Label printers
  • Perform other duties as required (sort mail, handle inquiries, etc.)




  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented & attention to accuracy while maintaining deadlines
  • Analytical & problem solving skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational & prioritization skills required
  • Effective e-mail management using Outlook
  • Proficiency in Excel required 
  • Knowledge of SAP, MARC and/or Mercury Gate a plus
  • Experience with Crystal Reports and/or Access helpful
  • Ability to lift cartons up to 50 lbs, to bend & stoop while loading/removing labels from the printers and to stand for extended periods of time breaking down labels




Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Maryland 

City: Westminster 

Postal Code: 21157 

Job ID: 184329

[[customQuickApply]]184329Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Nov 19, 2021

Westminster, MD, US, 21157

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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