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Transportation Planner

Company: KIK Custom Products
Location: Lawrenceville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

KIK Custom ProductsKIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.Job ID 2022-8455# of Openings 4Job Location US-GA-LawrencevillePosted Date 2022-03-04Division KIK CorporateOverview We are KIK!We create the products and brands that people trust to clean, sanitize, and protect their homes, pools, and cars. We are one of North America's largest independent consumer product manufacturers with 20 North American manufacturing facilities. We also operate globally in Europe, Asia, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. We are known by our portfolio of over 40 brands including Spic and Span-- and Comet-- cleaning products, Clorox-- Pool&Spa--- (under license), BioGuard--, and Natural Chemistry-- pool chemicals, and Prestone-- and Holts-- automotive performance chemicals. We are also the #1 producer in North America for store-brand ("private label") bleach and a leading private label provider of laundry detergent and additives, dishwashing products, general purpose cleaning and other home care products. Our global team of over 2,500 employees drive our capabilities in product development, product formulation, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, packaging design, brand marketing, project management, quality assurance, compliance, distribution, and logistics.Our organization is constantly evolving and is driven by a set of "One KIK" values - a dedication to following through on commitments in a customer-focused, profit-motivated way; while never compromising on safety, ethics, or integrity. Essential Job Functions Plan, schedule and ensure the timely delivery of the company's freight to a multi-regional geographic area using Oracle Transportation Management System (OTM).Responsible for tendering loads, successful dispatch and pick-up of planned loads and subsequent ownership of loadsProvide cross functional support on transportation related queries Identify and lead cross functional projects Identify trends to mitigate detention charges and other accessorial charges and seek resolution.Identify and execute opportunities to improve processes and reduce freight spendUtilize network balance capacity tools to determine location of trucks and available customer loads, tailor planning to meet area needs. Understand daily capacity demand and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership Utilize Network Decision Support tools to assign loads to trucks (OTM, PC Miler) ensuring customers' service requirements are metCommunicate late pickups and/or deliveries, as well as any other load changes, to appropriate department personnel while holding carriers accountable for on time / deliveryUtilize analytical tools within Oracle Transportation Management and Excel to review key shipment and planning metrics as well as costs to move freight to optimize network.Other duties as assigned, such as transportation compliance audits, KPI reporting, and project support. Qualifications HS Diploma or GED 3 years relevant work experience in lieu of degree Good knowledge of the freight industry, including TL, LTL, Intermodal, and Parcel2+ years' experience with Transportation Management software experience acceptableStrong data entry experienceStrong proficiency in MS Office, especially ExcelAbility to plan, think ahead, and prepare action plans to achieve results Manages multiple competing priorities well under pressureKnowledge of US DOT Regulations, Hours of Service, Weight Limitations, US GeographyDemonstrates initiative, self-starter, and a sense of urgencyAbility to handle multiple tasks and details with accuracyGood organization and time management skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsTeam player with go getter and winning attitude A Career with KIK Offers:KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth. Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Consumer Products.www.KIKCORP.comPM21PI177692556

Keywords: KIK Custom Products, Roswell , Transportation Planner, Professions , Lawrenceville, Georgia

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