Logistics Planning Job Description

Logistics Planning Job Description

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Logistics planning provides formal training on end to end logistics including Demand Based Supply using the automated logistics system CoreIMS.

Logistics Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage/support various franchise-related projects (RI, Pick to Store, Replenishment/VMI, FTA)
Lead Materials Process and Logistics teams to deliver a coordinated and lean supply chain
Coordinate the resources and activities of the MP&L organization to meet the production schedule within budgetary limitations and time constraints
Provide direction and support to the team’s GSR’s with regards to the allocation of manpower and other resources in order to effectively manage department responsibilities
Lead and direct the management of materials from the receiving docks, up to the point of use, through to the shipping docks
Support the Ford Production System and synchronous material Flow practices (card and call replenishment system, marketplace mgmt., live load/unload, container mgmt
Communicate on a timely basis and have a sense of urgency relative to issues that could negatively impact material flow/production requirements
Continuously drive for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale, and Environment improvements, and/or process improvements
Proactively address department Health and Safety concerns
Work closely with third party logistics providers to meet and exceed customer requirements

Logistics Planning Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Logistics Planning

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, LSS, PMP, CPS, EPCG, CSCMP, QS9000, 9000, ISO

Education for Logistics Planning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the logistics planning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Education, Industrial Engineering, Management, Business/Administration, MBA, Industrial, Graduate

Skills for Logistics Planning

Desired skills for logistics planning include:

Automated supply/logistics systems
E-mail clients & web browsers
Graphics presentation
Web content management
Word processing
Integrated Logistics Support concepts
Inventory Control
Logistics processes

Desired experience for logistics planning includes:

In depth experience with CMMS or comparable material management system
In depth understanding of efficient material flow processes and plant layout
In depth experience with SGV / AGV's
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills
Willingness to work some weekends
Strong working knowledge of the Ford Production System

Logistics Planning Examples


Logistics Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of logistics planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for logistics planning
  • Review the Fixture Requirement Schedule on a weekly basis and follow up on any past due or missing information
  • Review vendors on a regular basis (timing varies by vendor)
  • Strive towards a goal of 95% on-time ship of Fixtures, while adhering to the policy on expediting and maintaining cost efficiencies overall
  • Co-ordination with manufacturing sites to plan the production volumes and mix forecasts necessary for factory production planning processes
  • Compilation of summary and detailed sales analyses and forecasts for local assessment and supply to manufacturing sites where required
  • Assure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), vehicle safety, ergonomics, housekeeping, practices are being planned and adhered to
  • Assist logistics long term capacity plan (5 years) for DCs in Great China
  • Assist yearly logistics capacity and flow plan for budget (1 full year) by different brands and channels in Great China
  • Own mid-term flow and capacity plan (1 full year) of ML DC according to monthly financial update
  • Own weekly ML store receipt forecast for all brands
Qualifications for logistics planning
  • Responsible for the education of Planning Managers
  • Project Manager of companywide special projects related to inventory productivity
  • Assists Category Directors in determination of store assortment strategies
  • Directs Team to collaborate with Store Operations in order to determine coordination of store segmentation
  • Implements new systems/process for purchasing, forecasting and planning for Partner Brands
  • Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization – responsible for being the face of logistics at conferences, meetings and employee gatherings

Logistics Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a logistics planning. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics planning
  • Leading planning cycles including developing estimates, operating plans/forecasts/reviews, SII (1-year Plan), OP (operating plan/budget), Corporate reporting and quarter/monthly closing for Global Services’ Logistics
  • Help create long-range plans and short range forecasts, understanding / evaluating key business drivers
  • Work with Finance Managers and business leaders to understand and drive opportunities for growth and cost out
  • Manage changes in BOM, demand and supply, perform planning assessment as needed
  • Lead a team responsible for the topology of AMZL NA, which includes 12-month network expansion plans and analytics based multi-year network topology modeling and architecture
  • Spear head the development of the NA SPS, OP1, and OP2 documents to ensure the organization is developing aggressive growth goals
  • Create long-term plans for Delivery station Operations business by managing trade-offs between Customer Experience, Driver experience and Cost Effectiveness
  • Coordinate with Operations and Finance teams to analyze historical data and demand forecasts and build out headcount planning models for future growth
  • Work closely with Real Estate & Engineering to support on AMZL NA network expansion plans
  • Clearly communicate dependencies and manage/track exceptions with Senior Management
Qualifications for logistics planning
  • Develops strategies for forecasting, planning and replenishment for Partner Brands
  • Responsible for transition planning for an evolving structure within the logistics/operations team
  • Ability to minimize risks to the company & remove obstacles
  • Ability to partner with and influence others without direct authority
  • 2+ years' material handling or logistics experience
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook) experience

Logistics Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of logistics planning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for logistics planning
  • Support business teams to enable new customer offerings that leverage AMZL NA Network
  • Project management skills are required for success in this role
  • Bring in customer EDI’s and PO’s
  • Create and handle export shipment documentation
  • Invoice verification based on transportation price lists
  • Create delivery request in SAP
  • Update SAP with the latest delivery time information in case of delays
  • Ship feedback shipments from Hyvinkää
  • Collaboration with customer delivery project stakeholders
  • Provide end of season analysis, sales and profit density by tier / store type for Merchandisers new season planning
Qualifications for logistics planning
  • Experience with high-level management of facility-wide material handling initiatives
  • Experience supervising salaried employees, including managers
  • Strong ability to interface with plant hourly personnel, salaried personnel, plant management, staff operations, logistic carriers, and production suppliers
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage high-pressure situations when necessary
  • Proficient in computer applications (MS Office Suite)
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in “OneFORD” behaviors, including outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

Logistics Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of logistics planning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for logistics planning
  • In conjunction with the Finance Analyst set up seasonal branch plans on Maple Lake
  • Propose initial seasonal tiering and grading to be signed off by Manager
  • Input seasonal tiering at brand, department and category level where required
  • Manage branch openings / closures under direction of Manager
  • Calculate linear and propose department mixes / options for new store packages
  • Plan and monitor unit capacity at store level, manage risk max levels and re grade where appropriate
  • Update monthly stock options by department
  • Maintain branch space records
  • Re tier / grade at department level based on in season performance
  • Manage branch database & maintain branch classifications
Qualifications for logistics planning
  • Degree in or related to Material Handling, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Packaging Engineering preferred
  • Experience in scheduling, distribution, supply chain, inventory planning, bill of material, change control, new model launch, logistics, material handling line feed processes, nonproduction stores, material flow, FCSD, production and material management systems desired
  • Strong analytical and data mining skills with the ability to probe beyond an issue to find underlying cause and determine solution
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite skills (Excel, Access, Visio, Word, PowerPoint and Project) , Excel VB knowledge will be plus
  • Ability to present ideas and concepts to small and large groups and convey information in a professional manner
  • Displays and projects a positive attitude towards daily responsibilities and newly assigned tasks or ideas

Logistics Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of logistics planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for logistics planning
  • Ensure that ownership of Planning & Logistics master data is clearly defined and effectively implemented in NSkinH
  • Asset scheduling – 20+ production lines / assets – Create plant production schedules that optimize customer service, production costs, raw material supply, outbound logistics, and working capital
  • Ensures ERP system (OMP) and tools are fully utilized and implemented for the Planning and Scheduling process
  • Responsible for tracking and delivering on forecast commitments
  • Supply chain people leadership and development
  • Develop plans that optimize cost and service levels across all major categories of the logistics function
  • Deploy and mature the business unit S&OP process based on the global S&OP process
  • Collaborate with global and cross business unit partners to drive operational excellence and best practices across the supply chain network
  • Manage and optimize a global logistics network with multiple inbound and outbound nodes
  • Ensure utilization of globally established logistics contracts to deliver customer service/quality at the lowest cost
Qualifications for logistics planning
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with confidence
  • 3-5 years of progressive responsibility within supply chain planning discipline (i.e., Logistics, Operations, Brand IM functions, 3PL, Store Operations, Supply Chain Strategy) for Retail or market driven customer service industry
  • Experience in international markets and/or working with globally diverse teams preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles and core concepts of emergency preparedness, specifically as it relates to state and local public health authorities and healthcare organizations
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity working with, emergency plans and procedures, including but not limited to emergency operations plans and emergency dispensing site plans
  • Ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences (ranging from subject matter experts to the general public) by utilizing a variety of formats (written articles, oral presentations)

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