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Logistics Planner

Company: Linde Ince
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

About Linde:

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2021 sales of $31 billion. We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.

The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.

For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit .

The LGUS division of Linde Inc. is currently seeking a Logistics Planner Trainee in Tonawanda, NY. The Logistics Planner role is an entry level role and one of the key members of the National Planning team. Logistics Planners are responsible for distribution planning, system planning, and the execution of these plans. These functions are described below in more detail.

Distribution Planning and Execution:

  • Manage bulk gas inventories at Linde customers; fully utilize the computer-aided planning tools developed by Linde; Develop a schedule for the daily distribution of products to customers that ensures 100% supply reliability at the lowest possible cost. Notify management of any situations that may affect customer supply and seek appropriate action if additional resources are required.
  • Ensure that all deliveries comply with Linde's Quality Assurance program, as well as, all applicable regulatory programs. Initiate Quality Incidents and Near Misses when applicable.
  • Ensure that all planning supports Linde's safety goals.
  • Receive incoming telephone calls from customers and/or drivers and take appropriate actions in response.
  • Monitor incoming satellite messages from drivers and take appropriate actions in response.
  • Book drivers on tours, when applicable, in accordance with all contractual agreements and DOT regulations. System Planning:
    • Daily review of vehicle/driver resources to manage current demand. Review current plan vehicle utilization and driver utilization to determine ability to "share" resources within the overall system to maintain supply at the minimum total cost.
    • Daily review of plant inventory levels, plant operating status, scheduled outages, key customer demand and distribution resource status to adjust operational plans at the tactical level.
    • Interact with drivers and driver supervisors on logistics matters. Author Fleet Effectiveness reports, when appropriate; designated Logistics Planners may review and respond to Trip Effectiveness reports. Data Management:

      Identify and modify inaccuracies in the data in Praxair's Advanced Logistics System (PALS) associated with customer, driver, and vehicle profiles and transactions.

      Efficiency Analysis:

      Identify opportunities to improve volume per trip, reduce miles per trip, reduce deliveries to "full" tanks, and minimize driver delay hours using standardized reports and tools.

      Requirements:
      • Associate's Degree-Bachelor's Degree a plus. Degree in Logistics, Distribution, Supply Chain Management is highly preferred.
      • 1 to 2 years Logistics industry experience a plus Additional Job Requirement
        • Logistics Planners work in Linde's North American Logistics Center in Tonawanda, NY 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.
        • Current openings are for evening and/or overnight shifts.
        • The planners will work a 4/10 work schedule, working 10 hours a day, 4 days a week. At Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About Linde.

          We offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits.

          Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: Linde Ince, Tonawanda , Logistics Planner, Professions , Tonawanda, New York

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