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Load Planner

Company: Meijer
Location: Lansing
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you're provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family - take care of your career and your community!

Meijer Rewards

  • Weekly pay
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid education assistance
  • care assistance
  • Team member discount
  • Development programs for advancement and career growth

    Please review the job profile below and apply today!

    Dispatches drivers in the most cost efficient way while ensuring on-time deliveries and compliance with applicable Federal and State regulations.

    What You'll be Doing:
    • Dispatch drivers within hours of service limitations while ensuring on time performance.
    • Monitor building lineups.
    • Track trailer movements.
    • Ensure on-time performance for store deliveries and backhauls.
    • Monitor yard status.
    • Ensure compliance with all DOT regulations which includes hazardous materials, hours of service, drug and alcohol program, driver physical and license issues, vehicle maintenance and driver vehicle inspection reports.
    • Assist with accident investigations.
    • Interpret and follow union contract.
    • This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.

      What You Bring with You (Qualifications):
      • High school graduate.
      • 2 years of experience in Logistics.
      • Previous dispatching experience.
      • Execute proper beginning and end of shift processes.
      • Knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations, HazMat regulations and individual state size and weight regulations.
      • Familiar with geography of the region.
      • Ability to re-align driver schedules to facilitate high priority load dispatches while maintaining existing load demands.
      • Proven organization and multi-tasking skills.
      • PC skills including PeopleNet, Excel, Word, and exposure to electronic logs and dispatching software.
      • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
      • Solid communication skills including both written and verbal.
      • Available to work 2nd or 3rd shift, and on weekends and holidays.

Keywords: Meijer, Lansing , Load Planner, Professions , Lansing, Michigan

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