Shipping Planning & Scheduling

Date:  Jul 9, 2024
Location: 

Lindsay, NE, US, 68644

Travel:  No Travel Required
Company:  LMfg-Irrigation-Domestic
Description: 

Shipping Planner

 

Lindsay has become a global force of innovation in a variety of segments: 

 

  • Helping farmers feed the world and conserve precious resources.
  • Assisting metropolitan regions so they can keep burgeoning populations moving freely and safely.
  • Assisting businesses thrive with better industrial connectivity solutions, as every product and service we provide is an opportunity to expand out world’s potential.

 

What was once a small operation in Lindsay, Nebraska, has grown into a worldwide force in both irrigation and infrastructure.  At Lindsay, we are innovating and expanding our world’s potential by providing advanced irrigation, infrastructure and industrial technology solutions that benefits everyone.

 

Global growth comes with unique challenges and exciting promise and, for us, every day at Lindsay is a chance to turn issues into opportunities that make a real difference. 

 

Are you ready to join the team?  Apply today for this position at our Lindsay, NE facility.

 

Position Summary:

 

This position will play a crucial role in our shipping department by maintaining daily, weekly and monthly schedules. This position will coordinate with all departments to ensure on time delivery metrics are met. This candidate will have a strong background in exceptional communication skills, very well organized and a great understanding of planning and scheduling methodologies.

 

 

Essential functions:

 

  • Conduct daily shortage and customer service meetings.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including production, supply chain, procurement, engineering, product management, and sales, to gather necessary information for scheduling decisions.
  • Provide spacing requirements to the customer service team for container shipments. Schedule container load dates and times. Build load sheets for container shipments.
  • Validate weights and dimensions for flatbed shipments. Provide potential items that may need to be removed to avoid trucking issues. Provide load plans for oversized systems.
  • Provide weights and dimensions for freight and UPS orders as requested. Collaborate with the Aftermarket team to schedule Full truck and Distribution Center shipments.
  • Assist inventory control with cycle counting plans to ensure we complete monthly, quarterly, and yearly counting requirements.
  • Assist value stream manager and leads with KPI data for the daily management boards.
  • Review daily back orders to identify root cause as well as providing best shipping methods when material is available.
  • Conduct daily load audits to ensure quality expectations are met before shipments leave the facility.
  • Identify potential bottlenecks, capacity constraints, and risks in the production process and proactively propose solutions to mitigate them.
  • Be able to read, write and communicate in English

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or GED, required.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain or related field, preferred but not required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Proven experience (3-5 years) as a Master Scheduler or in a similar role within an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of production planning and scheduling methodologies, as well as familiarity with manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Proficiency in using advanced scheduling software and ERP systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong leadership skills to guide and mentor junior team members.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and unforeseen challenges.
  • Certification in production planning or supply chain management is a plus.
  • Continuous improvement (LEAN) understanding to look for the following in cost savings is a plus.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (metguard boots, protective eyewear, hard hats, gloves, ear plugs, etc)
  • Be able to read, write and communicate in English

 

Benefits of Working at Lindsay:

 

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance beginning the first of the month following your start date.
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability effective first of the month following start date.
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Long Term Disability, and Critical Illness plans available.
  • 401(k) retirement plan – company match $0.50 on the dollar up to 6%, five-year vesting.
  • Accrued PTO up to 15 days per year. Accrual begins on first day of employment.
  • Paid Holidays
  • Valuable Extras:
    • Wellness reimbursement
    • Tuition assistance
    • Paid Parental Leave after 1 year of service
    • Employee Assistance Programs
    • Legal Benefits

 

        

Lindsay Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States in a full-time basis.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Lindsay Corporation does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. Lindsay Corporation will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed vendor agreement with Lindsay Corporation. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of Lindsay Corporation without having a vendor agreement in place will be considered property of Lindsay Corporation. Lindsay Corporation will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


Nearest Major Market: Lincoln

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