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Temporary Logistics Planner

Mishawaka, IN

Posted: 05/22/2024 Industry: Aerospace/Aviation/Defense Job Number: 38843

Job Description

We are partnered with a great team in Mishawaka who has the immediate need for a temporary Logistics Planner to assist them. 


This is a temporary contract role running from August-November.



The Logistics Planner will be responsible for:

  • Ensure that all loads are covered in a timely manner
  • Ensure that carrier is following company protocols
  • Work with procurement and material teams to create optimal cost and service offerings
  • Participate in special projects to drive continuous improvement
  • Drive execution by communicating with various internal departments
  • Develop and manage key carrier metrics
  • Dynamically plan loads while engaging with multiple stakeholders
  • Proactively resolve urgent customer situations to product delivery
  • Act as the decision maker for transportation issues while during “on call” after hours rotation
  • Work with carriers to ensure accuracy of freight bills
  • Anticipate and proactively communicate delivery issues to internal customers
  • Ability to find creative solutions service issues




Job Requirements

The successful candidate will need experience with:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain/Logistics, or related field with equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in logistics operations or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of truck transportation, plant logistics and warehouse operations a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Work and PowerPoint
  • SAP experience a plus


For immediate review, please send a copy of your resume to Ken Markiewicz at
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