Transportation Planner at Conagra Brands

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Employer: Conagra Brands

Expires: 04/13/2021

TRANSPORTATION PLANNERJob Summary:Reporting to the Manager of Transportation Operations, you will oversee daily planning of transportation, for finished goods and raw/packaging materials through the Supply Chain, including both customer and stock transfer orders. You will support defined financial goals and metrics related to transportation management, including load factors, mode usage and route guide compliance. You will participate on project teams and train new employees on systems and our processes. You will provide operational excellence and work with cross functional partners to promote the supply chain vision. You will support end-to-end supply chain analytics platforms through data extraction, manipulation, visualization, and presentation.Position Responsibilities:Participate in transportation related projects and contribute feedback for system improvement and process efficiencyHelp with supply chain vision initiative projects supporting through analytics and operational expertiseImplement daily coverage for loads shipping between facilities and to our customersCollaborate with facility daily on issues regarding loads not covered or picked upBe the point of contact for communication back to customer service and inventory deployment regarding carrier failures or issuesAddress daily reports showing loads appointed for delivery after the Required Delivery Date (RDD) or that have no delivery appt. day before deliveryOrganize and consolidate LTL/TL shipments into truckloads while reducing transportation expenseFollow route guide compliance and work to use awarded carriers to reduce transportation costsEscalate and identify issues to Transportation Planning Managers regarding facility, carrier or customer trendsPartner with procurement and operations management to analyze lane opportunities by carrier or customerWork with sites and customer service on order issues at the warehouse levelRetrigger and understand systemic handoff points between order management, warehousing and transportationPosition Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Supply Chain Management or related fieldBachelor’s DegreeTransportation, analytics, or supply chain experience.Understanding of reporting systems, and knowledge of excelMicrosoft Word, Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Outlook, Access, Oracle, SAP and technical skillsExperience in data manipulation and visualizationWork with other departments including Inventory Deployment, Customer Service and Project TeamsUnderstanding of transportation management terms and conceptsInfluence managementAgileOur Benefits:Comprehensive healthcare plansPTO and family leaveRetirement plans401k