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Transportation Planner at ProKatchers

Transportation Planner

ProKatchers Chicago, IL (On Site) Contractor
$23.00 - $26.00/Hour
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Position: Transportation Planner

Duration: 12+ Months Contract (Possible Extension)

Location: 550 W Washington Blvd #201, Chicago, IL 60661

Job Description:

  • Identify, develop, and monitor the transportation requirements for the movement of all raw materials, components, non-finished and finished goods shipments within the U.S., and to and from Canada and Mexico.
  • Maintain high levels of service at a fair market cost.
  • This position requires daily interaction with Supply Chain Managers, Customer Service, Planning, Logistics, and Transportation Companies on a regular basis to proactively assess and manage transportation related activity.
  • This position requires excellent prioritization and organization skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced customer focused environment.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Serve as transportation lead for specific shipping points to meet business needs
  • Tender, track and report shipments utilizing TMS
  • Monitor carrier performance; manage transportation related issues with customers
  • Process and track shipments for expedites, out of territory, trans-ships, and returns
  • Obtain rates from carriers for new lanes and setup lanes for load tendering

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
  • Experience in Product Supply, Customer Service, or a related field
  • Experience with SAP R/3 and BW
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to interface with multiple levels of an organization internally and externally
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Strong analytical skills preferred
  • Customer focused and results oriented

Recommended Skills

  • (Track Management System)tms
  • Manage Transportation
  • Product Supply
  • Sap R/3 And Bw
  • Shipments
  • Supply Chain
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