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Planner

Requisition Id:  330391
Business Unit:  Intermodal
Location: 

Dublin, OH, US, 43017

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

As the Planner, you will take responsibility for the planning and forecasting functions for selected clients. Become a part of our dynamic team and we’ll give you the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a rewarding career.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Develop and execute coordinate the tactical transportation plans for multiple manufacturing facilities. This includes inbound, interplant, and outbound transportation plans
  • Manage transportation events and enhance carrier utilization to ensure on-time deliveries and customer satisfaction
  • Proactively confirm all future orders have all necessary documents and pickup/delivery information in the dispatch system
  • Work directly with customer service on forward-looking order commitments, to advise when appointments should be made, utilizing SOPS and data driven statistics
  • Provide planning support and technical oversight for assigned client(s)
  • Execute planning processes and activities consistent with defined procedures and management direction   
  • You will work with other groups as well: our Material Resource Planners, Distribution Resource Planners, manufacturing personnel, customer service representatives and service providers, as well as help lead the Dispatch team to meet customer requirements
  • Understanding freight bill payments and assisting Accounts Payable in resolution and corrective action.
  • Strategically develop, recommend and implement cost savings and/or service improvement programs

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience in related logistics or transportation

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Ability to communicate with credibility and build customer relationships
  • Advanced Excel skills and the ability to learn required software

Be part of something big.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 
 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  
 

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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