Transportation Planning Analyst

Albemarle   San Jose, CA   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on March 6, 2023
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When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

In this role you will support supply chain operations in the region utilizing best in class service level for internal/external customers. Transportation Planning Coordinator supports open order management in the SAP S/4 and Transportation Management -TM - Module.  

Primary duties include: 

  • Centralized Transportation Planning for all shipping locations all modes in the assigned region Event Management in the TM (proactive intervention/management of jeopardy orders) Management of shipped order proof of delivery (POD or proof of incoterms) Freight Settlement exception handling Miscellaneous TM Master Data entry work Compilation of Logistics Service Providers Performance Metrics.

  • This position also supports daily regional logistics activities (as it relates to escalation and resolution of service issues) involving the storage and transport of non-hazardous and hazardous package and bulk products via all available modes in support of Albemarle’s customers and businesses. 

  • The goal of the TPEM specialist is to assure logistics standards are maintained and service integrity is preserved.  This logistic role reports to Bromine Service Delivery Manager III is governed by policies and frameworks established by Albemarle. 

Responsibilities of the Role: 

  • Support TM Master Data entry and the management of master data in SAP 

  • Logistics and Freight Settlement issue and exception resolution

  • Warehouse issue resolution

  • Support Order-to-Cash (OTC - Customer Service) and Site Logistics to resolve issues with SAP TM and general open order management issues related to Logistics service failures in the EM TM module. 

  • Consult with operations and OTC on better operational procedures to improve overall efficiency, service and cost

  • KPI handling – 3rd party Warehouse

  • Weekly calls with stakeholders

  • Manage all read and sea shipments from VM Warehouse to European/US customers

  • Strong communication and customer focus skills are required to develop partnerships with internal and external customers and suppliers to develop partnerships with internal and external customers and suppliers and to successfully work and communicate with various Departments with strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve SAP discrepancies and issues. 

  • Plan shipments to our customers using SAP Platform 

  • Build relationships with transportation carriers to ensure a high level of service to customers 

  • Provide prompt, professional communication with customers, and lead to joint problem-solving 

  • Applying the judgement, responsibility, initiative, economic and critical thinking skills, and sense of urgency necessary to generate the greatest contribution 

  • Demonstrate teamwork skills, ability to multi-task, take initiative and ask questions for a deeper understanding of assigned responsibilities 

  • Root cause and corrective action mindset 

  • Ensure all businesses and customers are proactively and fully informed of cargo status by keeping up to date in the systems and supplying appropriate information.

This job profile describes the general nature of the work performed by employees in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

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San Jose , CA