Transportation Load Planner - IN Portage
Portage, IN 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Transportation Load Planner - IN Portage
  • Job ID:6079
  • Functional Area:Logistics
  • Position Type:Full-Time Employment
  • Experience Required:2 - 4 Years
  • Location:IN-Portage
  • Department:
  • Education Required:GED
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:
Central Steel & Wire is a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America. Headquartered in Chicago, we operate service centers in cities across the United States. Central Steel offers an unparalleled range of products, leading processing and fabricating capabilities, a broad geographic reach, and an established commitment to superior service.

We are currently seeking Transportation Load Planners to join our team in Portage, IN. This position will be responsible for analyzing transportation data to provide lean, cost effective solutions to ensure on-time delivery to our customers at minimal expense. The successful candidate will analyze shipments to create a work plan to meet customer expectation while minimizing asset use mileage while maximizing route stops and load weight.

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Roles & Responsibilities
* Responsible for producing day-to-day transportation plans to meet delivery dates utilizing a routing software (OTM and SAP).
* Identify shipping opportunities for improved performance such as: truckload multi-stops, consolidated shipments, etc
* Perform methodical data analysis of plan to maximize asset use and service requirements and reduce cost.
* Respond to changing needs of customers by immediate response and changes to transportation plan
* Communicate results professionally to appropriate personnel including sales and operations
* Create/maintain reporting on transportation goals
* Identify and resolve carrier performance issues such as: missed loads, stops pick ups, etc
* Carrier/driver review for performance and cost savings
* Track and trace of shipments as necessary
* Lead the continuous process improvement efforts by identifying high impact areas and executing projects for improvement
* Other tasks as assigned

Position Requirements:
* GED or High School diploma
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in a transportation role
* Problem solving skills
* Computer skills required (OTM/SAP experience a plus)
* Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage changing priorities and multiple tasks
* Track record of self-motivated, results-orientated team player
* Professional communication skills to internal and external customers

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class or artificial barrier.


Job Summary
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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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