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Employment Type:
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Posted:
3/8/2019
Job Category:
Transportation
District Transportation Planner
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Univar | Los Angeles, CA
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Title:District Transportation Planner

Location:

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90040

Company:Univar USA

Requisition ID:9782

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers' teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.

At Univar Solutions, we're building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources - inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers' formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you'll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.

Primary Purpose:

Manages the regional movement of inbound bulk and package carriers, outbound bulk, third party, and CIBT and IBT products in support of low cost distribution and customer service within the supply chain. Provides the regional link between Univar and logistic provider through identification of logistic strategies for increased productivity, customer service and targeted aggressive growth. Responsible for continuous improvement activities between Univar and logistics provider.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

* Manage the movement of inbound bulk and package carriers, outbound bulk, third party, and CIBT and IBT products to meet customer requirements utilizing a TMS platform
* Implements the regional logistic planning process in conjunction with logistic provider
* Handles all communication between internal parties and logistics provider and addresses and resolves issues to meet customer requirements and needs.
* Adheres to the freight escalation process, ensuring escalating freight costs are communicated to the appropriate customer service and commercial teams.
* Analyzes and interprets logistic reports and recommends efficiency and/or corrective solutions.
* Addresses and recommends alternatives for all 3rd party logistic expediting requirements for Purchasing and Sales.
* Assists in responding to all regional logistic quality and customer service requirements and determines appropriate actions.
* Coordinates all regional rate requests from sales and marketing to include receiving, obtaining and providing rate information.
* Resolves regional freight claim issues to ensure customer satisfaction.
* Manages and execute efficiencies within OTM
* Strong knowledge of company policy and ensures consistent application.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

* Solid knowledge of logistics purchasing, processes, and functions
* Good organizational skills
* Solid technical skills used to improve internal processes, communication, and customer service levels
* Sound OTM system knowledge
* Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with teams inside and outside of transportation
* High level of empowerment, ownership and accountability
* Demonstrated decision making ability
* Sound ability to analyze information, situation and use sound judgment in determining correct course of action.

Education/Training:

Three-five years prior logistics planning experience (1-2 years Univar experience preferred)

College degree or equivalent business experience

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

About Univar

Univar is a local supplier with national logistics to access your water and wastewater chemical needs for clear solutions. Our product line is second to none and encourages one-stop shopping for all or your water and wastewater needs. Based on Univar's commitment, strong supplier relationships, extensive product line, and dedicated sales staff, you can utilize Univar as a partner with confidence that we will be there in the future.