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Router - Area Operations


Canton, GA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

Job Summary (Purpose):


The Router – Area Operations will be responsible for optimizing the distribution of propane and the scheduling and routing of drivers in supported locations. Will work closely with districts to improve efficiencies with deliveries by creation of efficient routes that meet/exceed delivery metrics. Provides training for district employees on all delivery related fields concerning routing, scheduling and factor maintenance. Subject Matter expert for ZSD_ROAD(2), ZSD_CEX_Road, AmeriMobile, AmeriMobile Route Monitor (ARM), and the Distribution Health Check.


Key Characteristics:


  • Must be considered an expert in delivery operations and have prior experience with district operations.
    • Must have strong presentation and training skills.
    • Must be analytical and capable of translating data into actionable results.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Work with the local district to eliminate aging open orders
  • AmeriMobile rollouts, implementation on-going training and best practices
  • Conduct distribution training to district employees
  • Participate in Area distribution call and assist Area director with recommendations to maximize staffing and delivery efficiencies
  • Collect weekly District Productivity Planners and submit the Area Productivity Planners
  • Review district health check on a daily basis - ensure that factor maintenance is being done properly and on a timely basis. Train and assist district managers or assigned district personnel to make necessary corrections regarding factor maintenance. As needed, make actual changes if district requires assistance
  • Execute on the AmeriGas distribution system with a focus on meeting or exceeding key distribution metrics: low fuels, percent of fills and driver productivity
  • Reassign undelivered orders from previous day/week’s routes and change or make additions to routes as needed due to dynamic conditions
  • Build base routes for drivers in supported locations while adhering to the distribution standard operating procedures. Together with district operations work through geographical issues that may cause inefficient routes


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Detail Oriented with strong organizational & time management skills
  • Effective problem solving skills & acute analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office products, such as Power Point, Word and Excel
  • Strong SAP knowledge
  • Knowledge of Safety protocols i.e.: hours of service


Education and Experience Required:


  • High School diploma required
  • 3 years’ experience in propane service and delivery preferred




The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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