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 Load Planner - Bilingual(Spanish) - Dearborn, Michigan, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Penske 
Hiring entity type: Transportation 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Operations - Logistics
Operations - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 1707799 / Latpro-3557972 
Date posted: Jul-18-2017
State, Zip: Michigan, 48120

Description



Bilingual(Spanish/English) Required




POSITION SUMMARY:


Penske Logistics is looking for a Bilingual(English/Spanish) Load Planner at our location to become part of an excellent team.  This is a great opportunity for an individual who is self-motivated, has strong analytical and computer skills, strong attention to detail and is enthusiastic to work in a customer-centric environment.  This position coordinates all processes and functions of load planning and freight movement.


 




MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:


- Process customer orders, plan & optimize shipments into loads, tender freight to third-party carriers


- Update Transportation Management System with current shipment information.


- Provide detailed instruction to various customers & associates from other shifts by phone and e-mail


- Provide visibility to management and the customer by tracking, process over-sight, auditing, researching and troubleshooting operational issues or functions.


- Complete daily logs and trackers


- Handle rate negotiations with carriers on a spot rate basis


- Identify cost savings opportunities for the customer


- Coordinates with carriers to ensure on-time delivery by tracking trucks for pick-up, estimating times of arrival and delivery, and recovering loads when necessary


- Provides load exception investigation and reporting


- Weighs alternative financial decisions before taking action



- Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor



Requirements


- Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred


- Two (2) plus years of experience in Transportation/Supply Chain preferred


- Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize in-time sensitive situations in a fast paced environment


- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills


- Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook required


- Strong customer focus


- Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers as well as Penske personnel


- Ability to adapt in a dynamic environment


- Strong organizational skills


- Team player with flexibility in working different shifts


- Strong written and verbal communication skills


- Must be able to learn and regularly operate various computer systems across different platforms


-  Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, criminal history, and drug screening)


 

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