Messer, LLC. Distribution Planner I in Franklin Township, New Jersey
DescriptionPurpose of the position:Use proprietary software systems to accurately maintain data and determine forecasted customer demand. Schedule customer deliveries to avoid service interruptions at the lowest cost with the greatest utilization of assets and payloads. Identify and resolve customer and location issues. Provide world-class customer service via phone and email. Monitor alerts for changes in demand and adjusts the delivery plan as needed to ensure continuous supply to customers. Identify and escalate potential supply issues to the management team. Collaborate with Transport, Distribution, Sales, Operations, and Supply Chain teams to regularly evaluate the most efficient methods to manage customer demand and location resources. Maintain and communicate customer and operation notes for the night team.Principal Responsibilities:- Use proprietary software systems to accurately maintain data and determine forecasted customer demand- Schedule customer deliveries to avoid service interruptions at the lowest cost with the greatest utilization of assets and payloads- Identify and resolve customer and location issues- Provide world-class customer service via phone and email- Monitor alerts for changes in demand and adjust the delivery plan as needed to ensure continuous supply to customers- Identify and escalate potential supply issues to the management team- Collaborate with Transport, Distribution, Sales, Operations, and Supply Chain teams to regularly evaluate the most efficient methods to manage customer demand and location resources- Maintain and communicate customer and operation notes for the night team- Additional Accountabilities - Promote Messer's safety goals- Foster a positive team environment- Manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities- Ensure compliance with standard procedures for self and peers- Review and analyze internal and external levels of service and key performance indicators (KPIs)- Identify and execute opportunities to improve best practice initiatives- Assist in meeting regional sales and profit goals through the delivery of customer service and cost targets- Demonstrated capability to handle a complex and broad workload (union locations, specialty customers, plant outages, etc.)- Provide peer assistance when issues arise in the region- Willingness to develop and grow- May receive phone calls from the overnight coverage team for business support/troubleshooting- Perform other duties as assignedQualifications:- A Bachelor's Degree preferably in business, logistics or supply chain management OR 3+ years of transportation dispatch, scheduling/planning experience acceptable in lieu of Bachelor's Degree- Prior transportation experience preferred- Effective written and oral communication skills- Good Analytical Skills- Good Math Skills- Strong Customer Service Skills- Capable of working efficiently with automated systemsJoin us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.Apply today @If you need assistance with the application or would like to request accommodation, call (877) 243-1030. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Messer North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws.