Planning Supervisor - 1St Shift

XPO Logistics Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 5 months ago

1st Shift, Monday

  • Friday, 8:00am

  • 5:00pm

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America's best employers. At XPO, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Planning Supervisor, you will be responsible for demand planning, forecasting and customer care for select clients. Your attention to the small details and strong work ethic will ensure our operations continue to run smoothly and that our customers receive superior service. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer 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:

  • Employ contemporary demand planning processes, utilizing tools and applications to deliver reliable projections of forward demand requirements

  • Ensure consistent, uniform and thorough execution of forecasting activities

  • Assist manager in selecting data that measures performance against established standards and organizational expectations

  • Analyze data, formulate conclusions and recommend appropriate actions to meet/exceed performance standards and expectations

  • Investigate and resolve urgent or complex systems or scheduling issues by taking or recommending appropriate corrective action

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • 2 years of managerial/supervisory experience

  • 2 years of experience with complex demand planning activities

  • Working knowledge of statistical methods, mathematical techniques and related analytical tools, including forecasting and projections

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio)

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or a related field

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment

  • Warehousing or Third-Party Logistics (3PL) experience

  • APICS certification

  • Resource and project management experience

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights

  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time

  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments

Be part of something big.

XPO 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 XPO 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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