Posted on: November 18, 2022
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 www.linde.com .
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.
- 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
Identify and modify inaccuracies in the data in Praxair's Advanced
Logistics System (PALS) associated with customer, driver, and
vehicle profiles and transactions.
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 .
- Associate's Degree-Bachelor's Degree a plus. Degree in
Logistics, Distribution, Supply Chain Management is highly
- 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.
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