Senior Planner - 1st Shift

GXO Logistics

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Brownstown Charter Township, MI

Why you should apply for a job to GXO Logistics:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Primary caregivers qualify for six weeks of leave after birth or adoption, paid at 100% of base pay.
  • In addition to medical benefits, we provide support before, during and after pregnancy or adoption.
  • Our job advancement program for employees focuses on supporting frontline workers who aspire to grow into higher-paying positions.
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    Position summary

    er competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

    What you'll do on a typical day:

    • Review new purchase requisitions and release purchase orders to suppliers.

    • Review and release delivery schedules to suppliers

    • Follow up communication with suppliers to confirm deliveries

    • Assist with special inbound transportation as required and track inbound shipments

    • Communication with our Order Management team to inform them of part availability for customer orders

    • Problem resolution and escalation management

    • Special project management and/or support as required

    • Support department in achieving KPI targets for inventory levels and order fill rates

    • Research, develop, and implement methods of reducing costs, improving processes, and optimizing planning outputs

    • Maintain documentation of processes and local work instructions as required

    What you need to succeed at GXO:

    At a minimum, you'll need:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience

    • 2 years of experience leading complex demand planning activities

    • Experience with basic data research and analytical tools (Excel, Access, etc.)

    • Understanding of and experience with forecasting solutions, concepts and applications, as well as defining, modeling and applying demand planning processes and tools

    • Experience handling and/or developing inventory and supply/demand models within the retail, manufacturing or distribution industries

    It'd be great if you also have:

    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)

    • APICS Certification or willingness to earn certification

    • Experience with SAP or equivalent MRP Systems

    • German language a plus but not required

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.

    GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

    GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

    All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

    Why you should apply for a job to GXO Logistics:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Primary caregivers qualify for six weeks of leave after birth or adoption, paid at 100% of base pay.
  • In addition to medical benefits, we provide support before, during and after pregnancy or adoption.
  • Our job advancement program for employees focuses on supporting frontline workers who aspire to grow into higher-paying positions.