• Logistics Planner

    Morcon Tissue
    Job Description
    Morcon Tissue is a leading converter of napkin, towel, tissue and specialty products for the Away-From-Home market. We have 3 converting facilities located in Eagle Bridge, NY, Great Falls, SC and Tulsa, OK that allow us to provide for the food service, industrial, sanitation, hospitality, healthcare and commercial markets.

    Our core values, RESPECT, CREATIVITY and RESPONSIBILITY help set the tone for our thriving employee environment. We are seeking employees who are:
    • A team player,
    • Engaged,
    • Adaptable,
    • Dependable, and
    • Accountable.
     
    Our employees receive a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage,
    • Employer-paid Life insurance,
    • Employer-paid Short Term Disability,
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program,
    • 401(K) Safe Harbor Program,
    • Paid Holidays,
    • Paid Time Off, and
    • Tuition Reimbursement.
     
    CURRENTLY HIRING: Logistics Planner
     
    The Logistics Planner is responsible for overseeing and optimizing the planning of material movement to nationwide customers and Morcon facilities ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction while working closely with other departments to facilitate internal requirements.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Freight planning and routing of customer orders by the most cost efficient means of transportation to stay within company budgets
    • Review, recommend and plan most cost efficient means of transportation in regards to inbound raw materials and outsourced items
    • Coordinate return shipments through cost effective means
    • Use of Transportation Management System in regards to load tendering and dispatch, freight rates and reporting
    • Instruct carrier agents and work to resolve transportation issues in regards to customer service and material management
    • Coordinate and investigate charge backs in regards to shortages, lost/damage product and missed deliveries with carrier account representatives
    • Review carrier invoices in Transportation Management System entered in client resolution for follow up and action
    • Work with Logistics Manager in regards to carrier agreements, rates, scorecards and reviews
    • Manage logistical service issues through communication and escalate as required
    • Prepare reports and participate in continuous improvement projects as needed
    • Perform additional duties, as needed
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 1 year experience within the transportation field, preferred
    • Understanding of transportation requirements, industry knowledge and terminology, preferred
    • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations
    • Thorough understanding of transportation modes and solutions
    • Proficient knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office; Excel and Word
    • Strong problem solving, decision making, critical thinking and time management skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Customer service oriented with an ability to handle multiple tasks
     
    TO APPLY: Send your resume or completed application available for download on our website to jobs@morcontissue.com.
     
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