Ingram Micro Transportation Planner in Plainfield, Indiana

Transportation Planner

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Job Description

Responsibilities: The Associate Operations Analyst position is defined in terms of the growth and development (Career Plan) necessary to gain a mastery of the Operations Analyst position as described: The operations analyst will analyze, evaluate and manage operational opportunities for distribution, configuration and return centers. The position will plan, design and conduct research to interpret and forecast trends. Devise methods and procedures for collecting and processing operational data, utilizing knowledge of available sources of data and various evaluation techniques. Requirements:

This is a operational role in the Transportation department.

  • Knowledge of transportation carriers, modes and processes is required as is a working knowledge of Transportation management systems, WMS systems and MS office systems

  • Experience with Parcel carriers and process is preferred

  • College degree strongly preferred

Required Skills

Skills required include:

  • Strong working knowledge of Transportation planning and execution

  • Transportation Management Systems such as Mercury Gate, JDS or Red Prairie, familiarity with ERP and WMS systems

  • Excellent communications skills

  • High degree of attention to detail and strong stress tolerance are needed to be effective in the roles as is the ability to seamlessly move between multiple tasks

  • Demonstrated adaptability and self management strongly desired as well good learning skills are needed in this role

Required Experience

  • Experience working in a high volume transportation planning environment would be ideal

  • Experience working with carriers, tendering loads to carriers, managing through complex routing guides, and working with Parcel, LTL and FTL carriers required

  • Experience in a high paced and high volume transportation or logistics environment preferred with hands on knowledge of WMS systems a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new Computer and operating systems and new processes required

  • Experience with MS office suite especially Excel required

Job Location

Plainfield, Indiana, United States

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