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Logistics Planner I

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Gaf

Ennis, TX, US

11 days ago
full-time
degree mentioned

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Qualification

Ability to read and concentrate via computer data entry typing and proofreading. Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces. Required to sit, stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must continuously have the ability to differentiate colors precisely. Bachelors degree from an accredited university. Advance knowledge of google Workspace, especially Google Sheets. Intermediate knowledge of ERP Systems (PS or SAP). Intermediate working knowledge of Planning Systems i.e JDA. Intermediate working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). Advance working knowledge of Inventory Management Processes, i.e. FIFO, LIFO, WIP, Physical counts, Cycle counts and process controls. Intermediate working knowledge of Transportation Management Systems (TMS) i.e. Carrier Point or Oracle Transportation System. Advance skills with use of Google Workspace (Spreadsheet, Pivot tables). Familiar with standard Manufacturing concepts, practices & procedures

Responsibility

The Logistics Planner is responsible for managing and analyzing inventory control functions, through direction of routine cycle counts, spot counts, tracking various inventory movements, and planning activities, including inter-unit transfer orders (IUTs), Return Materials Authorization (RMAs), and slow moving, off spec, obsolete, inventory (SMOOSI). The Logistics Planner is also the site's key liaison between the Plant, Sales, Supply Chain Planning, Transportation and Customer Care, communicating and resolving issues and barriers to meet required service and cost targets. Also, he/she provides support for any other logistics functions as assigned by the Logistics Manager. Provide ongoing transparency of inventory levels and ensure continuous inventory accuracy. Lead inventory cycle counts, spot checks, track and analyze cycle count performance variances daily. Ensures all products are counted at least one time during the quarter, and that available inventory remains at levels to meet service reliability targets. Take action to forecast and prevent inventory issues in addition to communicating professionally to all pertinent departments well in advance. Incorporate any product phase out plans and/or new product introductions within the inventory planning parameters to minimize excess and obsolete inventory. Utilize existing or develop new production inventory reporting, product on QC Hold, SMOOSI and complete inventory analysis with focus on production inventory reporting accuracy, timeliness of receipt posting for inbound materials, outbound shipment depletion, evaluate reports for negative ATP situations and past due PO's. Resolve issues or concerns, communicate with Site Inventory Manager, Customer Care and Distribution Planning Group regarding inventory shortages. Analyzes and evaluates performance, inventory cost and freight cost trade-offs to provide optimal shipping decisions. Configures shipment loads to balance capacity, weight, and delivery requirements. Brokers shipments with carriers and makes decisions by balancing, shipping/warehouse budget compliance, transportation lane compliance, truck/rail weight targets and service reliability. Ensures all shipments are dispatched on an accurate and timely basis. Work effectively as a team member within the Logistics Department helping to recommend and implement solutions. Routinely produces and analyzes reports to help track and monitor inventory and shipping/warehouse operations. Identify and communicate concerns and issues, create solutions, and work as a team member to solve issues in order to meet service reliability targets. Identify and implement process improvements that capitalize on inventory cost reduction and improve customer service through the use of inventory management best practices. Actively participate in or lead process improvement projects. Works as a team with the Fleet Supervisor and the Shipping Supervisor to strategically plan and manage the fleet/shuttle operations in a cost effective manner. Provide operational back up support for Site Production Planner/Scheduler by tracking raw materials, notifying teams of potential issues such as late arrivals or shortages and proactively developing solutions to avoid production disruption. Cross trains and act as the back-up for the Transportation Planner and Production Planner/Scheduler when needed and provide support overall to the Logistics department and assist other positions within the department. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing. Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery. Occasionally operate business machines. Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds

Benefits

  • We offer a wide range of health insurance options that include medical, dental, and vision for you and your family
  • Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood
  • Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions
  • Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, a referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee's primary residence
  • Professional growth and development are very important to us!
  • We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program
  • We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Savings
  • Paid Time Off
  • Dental Coverage

Job Description

Description

Job Description: At Standard Logistics, we cover more than just buildings. We cover each other. Under this roof, you will have the tools and resources you need to grow and develop in your career. You will experience our incredible culture and will be empowered to support your teammates, your customers, and especially your community. Under this roof, we define the future while leading the present through our deep well of experience and our responsibility to the future to drive improvements and innovation in our products. We are Standard Logistics. And under this roof, we protect what matters most. Summary The Logistics Planner is responsible for managing and analyzing inventory control functions, through direction of routine cycle counts, spot counts, tracking various inventory movements, and planning activities, including inter-unit transfer orders (IUTs), Return Materials Authorization (RMAs), and slow moving, off spec, obsolete, inventory (SMOOSI). The Logistics Planner is also the site's key liaison between the Plant, Sales, Supply Chain Planning, Transportation and Customer Care, communicating and resolving issues and barriers to meet required service and cost targets. Also, he/she provides support for any other logistics functions as assigned by the Logistics Manager. Essential Duties Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Provide ongoing transparency of inventory levels and ensure continuous inventory accuracy. • Lead inventory cycle counts, spot checks, track and analyze cycle count performance variances daily. • Ensures all products are counted at least one time during the quarter, and that available inventory remains at levels to meet service reliability targets. • Take action to forecast and prevent inventory issues in addition to communicating professionally to all pertinent departments well in advance. • Incorporate any product phase out plans and/or new product introductions within the inventory planning parameters to minimize excess and obsolete inventory. • Utilize existing or develop new production inventory reporting, product on QC Hold, SMOOSI and complete inventory analysis with focus on production inventory reporting accuracy, timeliness of receipt posting for inbound materials, outbound shipment depletion, evaluate reports for negative ATP situations and past due PO's. • Resolve issues or concerns, communicate with Site Inventory Manager, Customer Care and Distribution Planning Group regarding inventory shortages. • Analyzes and evaluates performance, inventory cost and freight cost trade-offs to provide optimal shipping decisions. • Configures shipment loads to balance capacity, weight, and delivery requirements. • Brokers shipments with carriers and makes decisions by balancing, shipping/warehouse budget compliance, transportation lane compliance, truck/rail weight targets and service reliability. • Ensures all shipments are dispatched on an accurate and timely basis. • Work effectively as a team member within the Logistics Department helping to recommend and implement solutions. • Routinely produces and analyzes reports to help track and monitor inventory and shipping/warehouse operations. • Identify and communicate concerns and issues, create solutions, and work as a team member to solve issues in order to meet service reliability targets. • Identify and implement process improvements that capitalize on inventory cost reduction and improve customer service through the use of inventory management best practices. • Actively participate in or lead process improvement projects. • Works as a team with the Fleet Supervisor and the Shipping Supervisor to strategically plan and manage the fleet/shuttle operations in a cost effective manner. • Provide operational back up support for Site Production Planner/Scheduler by tracking raw materials, notifying teams of potential issues such as late arrivals or shortages and proactively developing solutions to avoid production disruption. • Cross trains and act as the back-up for the Transportation Planner and Production Planner/Scheduler when needed and provide support overall to the Logistics department and assist other positions within the department. Physical Demands • Ability to read and concentrate via computer data entry typing and proofreading • Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions • Required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch • Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone • Required to sit, stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus • Must continuously have the ability to differentiate colors precisely • Occasionally operate business machines • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds We Require • Bachelors degree from an accredited university We Also Value • 1 or more years of plant specific experience Bachelors degree from an accredited university, preferred fields of Logistics, Business, Finance, Accounting or Engineering • Advance knowledge of google Workspace, especially Google Sheets • Intermediate knowledge of ERP Systems (PS or SAP) • Intermediate working knowledge of Planning Systems i.e JDA • Intermediate working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) • Advance working knowledge of Inventory Management Processes, i.e. FIFO, LIFO, WIP, Physical counts, Cycle counts and process controls • Intermediate working knowledge of Transportation Management Systems (TMS) i.e. Carrier Point or Oracle Transportation System • Advance skills with use of Google Workspace (Spreadsheet, Pivot tables) • Familiar with standard Manufacturing concepts, practices & procedures We Protect What Matters Most • We offer a wide range of health insurance options that include medical, dental, and vision for you and your family. • Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood. • Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions. • Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, a referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee's primary residence. • Professional growth and development are very important to us! We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program. • We put diversity and inclusion into action with our Employee Resource Groups, which unite employees based on common perspectives, identities, demographic factors, or out of a desire to be an ally. Standard Logistics complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR Services at 833-HR-XPERT. We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).