Transportation Planner

Date:  Jun 4, 2021
Posting End Date:  June 18, 2021

St. Louis, MO, US, 63141

Company:  ICL Americas LLC

Job Description

ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash, and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees, and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly planet. With approximately 11,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America, and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well-positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. 


Scope: As the Transportation Planner, you will be responsible for arranging truck transportation and tendering loads for all ICL North American shipments.  In this role, you will be utilizing ICL’s Transportation Management System and be working cross-functionally to ensure timely delivery of goods while providing exceptional customer service.  You will be part of a team of three, including two additional Transportation Planners and reporting to the Transportation Manager.


Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Interact with the carrier dispatchers as well as the manufacturing and customer service groups
  • Create and Tender loads in SAP and the Transportation Management System
  • Communicate any variances to the appropriate stakeholders and investigate/develop corrective actions for variances
  • Determine opportunities to improve processes
  • Tracking and tracing of shipments
  • Expedite shipments
  • Transportation reporting

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service 
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to function independently and/or in a team environment
  • Analytical skills with the capability to multi-task, effectively solve problems and appropriately prioritize tasks
  • Intellectual flexibility with a drive for continuous improvement
  • Adaptable team player with strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in response to business demands

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or a related field 
  • 3 or more years of transportation-related experience 
  • Proficient within SAP or a similar system as well as Microsoft Suite applications including Word and Excel


Job Level: 13


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