Transportation Planner in Chicago, Illinois at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Manufacturing company known for innovative productions
  • Operations in over 70 countries and sell products around the world
  • Over 110 year history of reliable advancement

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Work environment that nurtures innovation
  • Growth: Getting valuable supported resources while having the ability to make an impact.
  • Opportunity: Strong presence in the manufacturing industry with opportunity for growth.
  • Stability: A secure leadership team dedicated for growth and success.

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Chicago, IL

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Drive daily execution with Transportation Managers regarding carrier performance issues, capacity concerns, customer appointment scheduling, and customer/facility service requirements
  • Manage all communication with internal and external stakeholders surrounding customer appointments
  • Support & execution of network productivity initiatives and participate on cross-functional project teams
  • Own KPI performance and improvement strategy for our Transportation Operations teams as well as our carrier base including on time service
  • Track, address and action customer scheduling compliance to requested delivery date through daily planning and weekly routines and rituals with our carrier base
  • Support and assist in creation of internal and external development of SOP's, training, KPI metrics and continuous improvement ideas.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in supply chain
  • Strong analytic skills; the ability to powerfully portray data and leverage to drive continuous     improvement
  • Supply chain experience in other disciplines such as Logistics, Inventory Management, Customer Service, Supply/Demand Planning, Manufacturing or Procurement desired
  • Software experience: Microsoft Office, SAP/BW, TMS (Kewill/BluJay)
  • Self-starter who can drive results given ambiguity and minimal direction and oversight
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across the organization
  • The ability to build business partnerships and external collaboration opportunities wherever possible
  • Knowledge of benchmarking and implementation of industry standards and best practices
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to organize and prioritize the issues and activities necessary to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Results oriented and able to handle time-sensitive tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude.

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