Transportation Planning Specialist

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Supply Chain/Logistics/Transportation
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KOCH INDUSTRIES INC
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063341 Requisition #
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KBX Logistics, LLC provides transportation and logistics services to industry leaders in manufacturing and production, saving our customers time, money and hassle. We have a significant purchasing position and the leading-edge talent to create an advantage in the marketplace. We continue to reinvent better ways to create value for our customers. KBX Logistics is an independent Koch company. Being privately held, we are able to embrace long-term visions and invest in the future through our holistic application of Market-Based ManagementĀ®. To learn more visit www.KBXLogistics.com. KBX Logistics is looking for a Transportation Planning Specialist in Green Bay, WI. This role creates value by optimizing cost and services to create long term value within the supply chain.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Manage transportation process for specific plants/mills and primary distribution centers 
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with internal and external customers, teammates, and carriers 
  • Utilize available system tools to manage cost, service, and capacity through optimization processes 
  • Understand market trends to assist in negotiation of spot quote process 
  • Manage carrier trailer pools and proactively identify gaps to prevent loading issues 
  • Analyze data to identify trends and determine solutions for improved service and/or cost 
  • Collaborate with teammates and carriers to identify service improvement opportunities 
  • Apply decision making and problem solving skills to resolve unplanned events with carrier, such as on time delivery delays and accessorial charges 
  • Understand and facilitate compliance with all state and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations 
  • Increase efficiencies through creativity, experimentation and ideation

What You Will Need:


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word to write business correspondence, Excel for use of spreadsheets, reporting and simple formulas, and Outlook for internal and external correspondence 

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or pursuing a bachelor's with an anticipated graduation date within one year 
  • Experience in a Supply Chain, Logistics or Operations related role 
  • Previous experience dispatching or planning in the Transportation/Logistics industry 
  • Highly preferred candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Economics or related field
Not eligible for visa sponsorship

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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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