Transportation Planner

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: August 27, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 695932
  • Consultant: Paul Cannon
  • Industry: Logistics / Distribution

Our client; a Global leader in specialized chemical distribution is looking for a Transportation Planner due to continued growth. In this role, you will be responsible for arranging the transportation of all inbound, outbound, direct & stock transfer orders.

  • Manages a portfolio of carriers to arrange the transportation of all inbound, outbound, direct, or stock transfer orders.
  • Responsible for safe, efficient, legal & economical operation of all transportation activities.
  • Responsible for meeting customer delivery requirements in a cost-effective manner.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders (vendors, carriers) to communicate requirements.
  • Use and maintain SAP Transportation Management System (TMS) to optimize common carrier, dedicated fleet, and private fleet freight orders.
  • Work with local plants on capacity planning and special requirements.
  • Assist internal stakeholders on corrective actions related to missed deliveries, incidents, and capacity, determining root cause, and establishing preventative actions.
  • Reconcile freight expense variances.
  • Post-secondary education in chemistry or related business or engineering field.
  • Experience in Distribution is a strong asset.
  • At least 2 years experience in a related role.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and collaboration.
  • Able to work independently, manage priorities, and take on new tasks.
  • Proficiency in MS office applications.
The market continues to see growth in the specialized chemicals space. If you are interested in working for a progressive market leader then please apply today!