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Transportation Planning Specialist - Campus

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Supply Chain/Logistics/Transportation
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KOCH INDUSTRIES INC
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057584 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 Management®. To learn more visit www.KBXLogistics.com

 

KBX Logistics is looking for a Transportation Planning Specialist to join our team in Green Bay, WI. This role creates value by optimizing cost and services to create long term value within the supply chain. This position will work on cross-functional teams to support transportation operations and provide input based on knowledge of the industry. The successful candidate must be customer focused, creative, and have the ability to manage time and prioritize effectively.


A Successful Candidate Will Have The Following Attributes:

  • Demonstrate effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Exhibit strong problem solving, decision making and multi-tasking skills in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and the ability to influence others
  • Demonstrate self-initiative
  • Ability to execute results with a high degree of accuracy
 

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:
  • Bachelor’s degree or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with an anticipated graduation date within one year
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word to write business correspondence and Excel for use of spreadsheets, reporting and simple formulas

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a Supply Chain, Logistics or Operations related role
  • Highly preferred candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Economics or related field 
Other Considerations: 
  • This role is located in Green Bay, WI
  • The position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship 
  • This role has the ability to work part-time in Green Bay, WI until graduating/starting full-time

Why Work For Koch Companies?


  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about KII?


Based in Wichita, Kan., Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, grain processing and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; ranching; glass; and investments. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested approximately $65 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 100,000 people worldwide, with about 60,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 930 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service. For more news and stories, visit www.kochnews.com.

The businesses' popular consumer brands include Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® and Angel Soft® bath tissue, Dixie® tabletop products, LYCRA® fiber, STAINMASTER® carpet and more.



Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept 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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