Senior Logistics Planner – Johnson Controls – Enschede

Johnson Controls

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At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

We are looking for a Senior Transportation Planner to join our team in Enschede or Echt .

What will you do

The Transportation Planner role is key within the Johnson Controls Transportation Center of Excellence (CoE) for EMEA, supporting multiple internal businesses (PBU’s) with $40m of freight spend in the region. As part of the CoE transportation planning team, you will be responsible to optimize inbound and outbound loads across multiple modes for domestic and international shipments using a Transportation Management System (OTM) platform to deliver a seamless logistics experience to internal and external customers.

The Transportation Planner is responsible for improving overall transportation effectiveness through daily planning, analysis, and issue resolution.

How you will do it

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 the tendering loads, monitoring of planned loads and subsequent ownership of loads for assigned areas.
First point of escalation for transportation / OTM related escalations
Understand daily capacity demand and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership
Provide Logistics support by efficiently communicating shipment details between plants, brands, suppliers, customers and carriers for cost effective on-time deliveries for all modes.
Responsible for carrier updates, customer requirements, route planning and overall system maintenance within OTM.
Looking at transportation optimization i.e. responsible for developing the most cost-effective method to transport shipments by identifying opportunities to create milk-runs, line hauls, multi-stop deliveries, LTL volume shipments and order/shipment consolidations.
Performs necessary updates and resolves data integration issues between PBU OTM, ERP, & WMS systems.
Identify the root cause of shipment issues and quickly develop alternative solutions for current and future purposes.
Seeks and utilizes accurate freight bill data and makes corrections to account code and allocations that cause some distortion to our freight records or cost allocations.
Remains abreast of logistics best practices and is proactive in exploring application to our business.
Monitors carrier performance and develops meaningful metrics for process and service improvement opportunities.
Learns and applies knowledge and guidance regarding import/export laws, customs and duties, and related regulations such Dangerous Goods declarations.
Consults and teaches policy and procedures for logistics activities for use by plants, suppliers and distribution centers. Helps maintains SOPs, guidelines and supporting logistics information for users.
Resolves problems concerning transportation, systems, import/export, and customer issues that arise on a regular basis between internal and external parties.
Provides frequent, close collaboration with third party service providers of transportation services including, freight forwarding.
Researches and evaluates alternative processes and systems to assess their benefit and applicability to current logistics practices and business needs within the company.
Evaluates and/or prepares relevant cost comparisons and supplier performance reports to support strategic plans.
Owns the supplier onboarding process to optimize inbound freight to JCI plants, distribution centers and drop shipments.
Works closely with the Logistics Procurement team to provide research and cost modeling for negotiating rates with carriers to fully use the resources and leverage of JCI spend across the other business divisions and, if possible, regions.
Assists in monitoring and managing transportation expense budget, including third party services and consulting fees. Proposes and directs ongoing cost reduction and improvement projects and maintain development status in the Procurement-Financial Project Tracker.
Other duties as assigned, such as transportation compliance audits, KPI reporting, and project support.

What we look for

Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, business, or related field preferred; relevant work experience also considered.
Minimum of 5 years of logistics analysis or planning experience in a manufacturing or procurement environment.
5-7 years’ experience with Oracle Transportation Management and ERPs (JDE-SAP)
Thorough knowledge of the freight industry, including TL, LTL, Ocean, and parcel
Ability to plan, think ahead, and prepare action plans to achieve results
Requires creative problem-solving skills and strong analytical abilities
Good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills in persuasion, negotiation, conflict resolution and teamwork.
Language: English, Dutch is a pré

Interested to apply?

You can apply through our website (preferably) or direct your application or any questions to Talent Acquisition BeNeLux team via .

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