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Load Planner (Supply Chain/Logistics) - $1,000.00 Sign On Bonus - Full Time

Penske - Reading, PA


Posted on 06/20/22 (Ref: PAQyuZ8aE9)

Load Planner (Supply Chain/Logistics)  - $1,000.00 Sign On Bonus - Reading, PA - Penske

POSITION SUMMARY:

Penske Logistics is looking for Load Planners 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. On the job training and development to start a long-lasting career with an industry leader. Let us teach you the business!!



MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Process customer orders, plan & optimize shipments into loads, tender freight to third-party carriers, update transportation management system.
  • Update Transportation Management System with current shipment information.
  • Handle rate negotiations with carriers on spot rate basis
  • Provide visibility to management and the customer by tracking, process over-sight, auditing, researching and troubleshooting operational issues or functions.
  • 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
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor


Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize time sensitive situations in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook


Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred, high school diploma/GED required
  • Up to 5% travel , 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) required.


Penske Benefits
  • Hybrid home/office schedules
  • Medical, vision, dental, short term and long-term disability insurance
  • PTO
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k match and cash balance plan
  • Company discounts


Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.


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