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Transportation Planner

Company: Stepan Company
Location: Peotone
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description tepan is seeking a Transportation Planner to join our Transportation team in Joliet, IL. In this role, you will report to the Transportation Team Lead. The transportation planner secures services from transportation providers to meet company and customer shipping requirements. This team member will us enterprise and transportation management systems to plan and optimize transportation shipments. - Key Responsibilities: --- - - -Effectively manage carrier selection and requirements, at the order level, to meet cost and service objectives --- - - -Work with carriers, the Transportation Management System and other resources to achieve efficient load tendering processes, including route guide performance, route optimization, load consolidation and detention / demurrage management --- - - -Address all assignment-specific shipment events --- - - -Manage carrier equipment inventory (trailers, shipping containers, etc.) to support origin & customer needs --- - - -Reviews and approves outbound detention/demurrage cost charges and resolves discrepancies Qualifications Qualifications: --- - - -Proficiency in executing load tendering processes, timely follow up and exceptional issue resolution (TMS/SAP experience preferred) --- - - -Able to create effective plans to meet customer service requirements at the optimal cost - --- - - -Able to understand freight performance measures, support investigation, and provide feedback on carrier performance - --- - - -Strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications --- - - -Excellent written and oral communication skills --- - - -Ability to work cohesively with multiple teams, and develop solutions by engaging internal and external stakeholders Education Education: --- - - -1-3 years relevant experience required; 3-5 years' experience preferred --- - - -High School Diploma Required, Bachelor's degree preferred Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. -Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment. - We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Stepan Company, Joliet , Transportation Planner, Professions , Peotone, Illinois

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