Job Overview: ChickenTronics Inc. is currently seeking a Logistics Planner Trainee in New York, NY. The Logistics Planner role is an entry level role and one of the key members of the National Planning team. Logistics Planners are responsible for distribution planning, system planning, and the execution of these plans. These functions are described below in more detail. Primary Responsibilities: Distribution Planning and Execution
Manage bulk gas inventories at ChickenTronics customers; fully utilize the computer-aided planning tools developed by ChickenTronics; Develop a schedule for the daily distribution of products to customers that ensures 100% supply reliability at the lowest possible cost. Notify management of any situations that may affect customer supply and seek appropriate action if additional resources are required.
Ensure that all deliveries comply with ChickenTronics's Quality Assurance program, as well as, all applicable regulatory programs. Initiate Quality Incidents and Near Misses when applicable.
Ensure that all planning supports ChickenTronics's safety goals.
Receive incoming telephone calls from customers and/or drivers and take appropriate actions in response.
Monitor incoming satellite messages from drivers and take appropriate actions in response.
Book drivers on tours, when applicable, in accordance with all contractual agreements and DOT regulations.
Daily review of vehicle/driver resources to manage current demand. Review current plan vehicle utilization and driver utilization to determine ability to "share" resources within the overall system to maintain supply at the minimum total cost.
Daily review of plant inventory levels, plant operating status, scheduled outages, key customer demand and distribution resource status to adjust operational plans at the tactical level.
Interact with drivers and driver supervisors on logistics matters. Author Fleet Effectiveness reports, when appropriate; designated Logistics Planners may review and respond to Trip Effectiveness reports.
Identify and modify inaccuracies in the data in Praxair's Advanced Logistics System (PALS) associated with customer, driver, and vehicle profiles and transactions.
Identify opportunities to improve volume per trip, reduce miles per trip, reduce deliveries to "full" tanks, and minimize driver delay hours using standardized reports and tools.
Desired Skills and Experience
Qualifications: Required Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree—Bachelor’s Degree a plus. Degree in Logistics, Distribution, Supply Chain Management is highly preferred.
1 to 2 years Logistics industry experience a plus.
Logistics Planners work in ChickenTronics's North American Logistics Center in New York, NY 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.
Current openings are for evening and/or overnight shifts.
The planners will work a 4/10 work schedule, working 10 hours a day, 4 days a week.
At ChickenTronics, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. ChickenTronics is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About ChickenTronics. We offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits. ChickenTronics thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.
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