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LSE Air Planner

Job Requisition ID:  38021


LSE roles are considered to be temporary roles. 

Job duties include:
•    Plan and execute shipment of raw materials and finished goods from shipping facilities to customer locations in a timely and cost-effective manner.
•    Track and Trace shipments to ensure on-time error free delivery to customer locations effectively communicating exceptions to appropriate contacts.
•    Support the operations by working closely with Carriers, Customer Service, and shipping facility personnel. This involves developing work procedures, streamlining work activities; identify, investigate and eliminate recurring problems.
•    Handles operational issues that arise; escalates with Carriers and Supervision as necessary. Work with Materials handling to ensure efficient loading operations and carrier pick-up scheduling.
•    Identify and execute cost savings opportunities.
•    Provides expertise on functional and cross functional teams, special projects, etc. knowledgeable of procedures and utilize knowledge to work directly with functional groups to obtain resolution.
•    Identify, support or implement process design/modifications identified as result of audits, Lean, Six- Sigma or other initiatives.
•    Improve transport planning effectiveness via development and/or enhancement of planning models, processes and tools.  Share Best Practices with planning community.
•    Lead or serve as Logistics Representative on cross functional teams or S&OP.
•    Provide back-up for other Planning positions; actively participate in training and sharing knowledge with others.
•    Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of key customers, suppliers and products in area of responsibility.
•    Proactively monitors carrier tender acceptance and routing guide usage identifying trends and service improvement opportunities. Provide feedback regarding carrier performance in meeting requested shipping dates.
•    Provides in-depth analysis of delivery reliability data and monitors for on-going systemic issues.
•    Identifies recurring service failures to key customers and escalates with Supply Chain Manager/Supervisor and Logistics Procurement Managers.
•    Identify opportunities to improve cost and carriers service levels to meet customer demands.
•    Develop delivery alternatives to meet customer delivery requirements (expedite, swap options).
•    Drive resolution to urgent customer needs as well as responding to non-conformance /complaint resolution.



Bachelors Degree required – (business, supply chain, international business, sales, marketing, etc.).
•    Strong Computer skills including Microsoft Office and familiarity with SAP R3.
•    Excellent Communication & Interpersonal skills.
•    Good organization skills.
•    Proactive, creative and takes initiative.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

Job Segment: ERP, Supply, Logistics, Procurement, SAP, Technology, Operations