The Logistics Planner is responsible for planning the daily delivery, pickup, and servicing of our portable sanitation equipment. They are the analytical puzzle makers who swiftly navigate through operational opportunities, moving assets in real-time to ensure all the work for the day is being completed. They are often known to anticipate problems and are driven to get things right.
To succeed in this role, you must be someone who is comfortable working in the details and appreciates work that requires high skill or precision. You’re someone who appreciates a good challenge and is known for not letting things fall through the cracks.
Perform inventory control
Route a large amount of work orders as they come in each day
Manage weekly routes to maximize time and prevent driver burnout
Collaborate with other dispatchers to efficiently plan for large event work
Review delivery instructions and proactively assess the needs and challenges of each site
Optimize equipment loads with various truck/trailer combinations and water capacities
Create load sheets for yard personnel by identifying how many deliveries are required
After hours and Weekend work to return customer phone calls as necessary, assist drivers with needs when dispatch office is closed, relay after hours information to the appropriate team, and manage labor call-offs.
High School diploma or equivalent
Superior attention to detail
Basic knowledge of local cities and streets
Ability to sometimes work non-traditional hours
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Confident problem-solving in stressful situations
Previous experience in logistics planning preferred
Possess a known ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively