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Logistics Planner

Company: Michigan Milk Producers Association
Location: Canton
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Superior Dairy is looking for an experienced Logistics Planner to join our Canton, OH team. As a Logistics Planner, you will be responsible for efficiently supporting Superior Dairy's/MMPA financial objectives by optimizing outbound logistics.About Us: The Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA) - established in 1916 - is a dairy farmer-owned and operated milk marketing cooperative and dairy processor. As the 10th largest dairy cooperative in the U.S., MMPA serves dairy farmers throughout Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana, employing approximately 625 people in four states. In addition to a cheese plant in Indiana called the Middlebury Cheese Company, and a dairy product plant in Ohio called Superior Dairy, MMPA operates two SQF Level 3 dairy ingredient plants in Michigan. Products made at MMPA's plants include fluid milk, cheese, ultra-filtered milk, ice cream, butter, nonfat dry milk, cream, and condensed skim milk.Why you'll love working here:Competitive salaryhealth and wellness benefits with medical coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield, including mental health benefitsDisability insurancePaid time offRetirement including 401k with employer contributionsPersonal and professional growth opportunitiesEmployee appreciation events and recognition awardsEmployee wellness initiativesEmployees feedback and suggestion forums Schedule Requirements: On-Site: Tuesday-Saturday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm ( Saturday-ONLY - WFH option)On-Call: One weekend a month and one night a week (Fridays)RESPONSIBILITIES:Route SchedulingImporting/Entering orders into AljexEntering route information on load sheet.Secure and Assign Carriers to loads.Assign appointments times and manage drop/live loads.Communication with Customer Service on early/late deliveries and why.Assist with Carrier Performance EvaluationsAssist with OSDCommunication with Load Out team/Warehouse manager to facilitate changes and/or opportunities for more efficient operations.Assist manager with carrier on-boarding, reviews, and freight cost negotiations.On-Call coverage rotationEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:High school diploma/GED required.2+ years of experience in transportation and/or logistics.Excellent communication and negotiation skills.Strong problem-solving skills.Experience in Microsoft office, Excel, Word and Outlook.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to handle multiple tasks.Join us in maintaining the highest standards in the dairy industry! Apply now and become part of our dynamic Superior Dairy/MMPA team!To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the responsibilities. This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of responsibilities that are required of the role. Responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.MMPA provides the opportunity for meaningful work that makes a difference in the dairy industry and in our communities. The diverse talents and perspectives of our employees help us to meet the needs of our member farms and the customers we serve.Superior Dairy/MMPA is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Canton , Logistics Planner, Professions , Canton, Ohio

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