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Health Conservation Incorporated Logistics Master Planner – Service Operations in Elgin, Illinois

Logistics Master Planner ? Service Operations

The Logistics Master Planner is responsible for planning and administering a strategic schedule for mobile health testing trailers operating throughout the Continental US. This ?hands on? position requires knowledge of geography, familiarity with industrial plants and manufacturing processes, and a thorough understanding of the tasks involved in routing equipment and resources across numerous separate geographic regions in timely manner. The best candidate will excel at problem-solving and possess exceptional critical thinking skills and an ability to function under pressure.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a database Planning Module to control target date(s) of assignments.

  • Utilize mapping software, historical data, and schedules in order to plan overall direction for a fleet of mobile testing trailer units and teams

  • Prepare ?provisional calendars? to optimize routing minimize out-of-route travel and assign projects to provisional regional calendars for each mobile unit

  • Work collaboratively with tactical staff who will execute the schedule plan; continuously edit plans based upon customer feedback or specific requests from individual locations or their corporate supervisors while managing the efficiency of the logistical plan as it comes together

  • Work with Fleet manager to reschedule any appointments lost to mechanical or weather related cancellations

  • Maintain 12 week advance plan for each mobile unit in order for each mobile unit to be scheduled at least 4 weeks in advance of testing appointments.

  • Manage/balance customer preferences and requirements in view of service hours worked of field staff on a daily/weekly basis

Skills:

  • Analytical background in logistics, fleet management, and cost analysis

  • Solid foundation in current hours of service DOT regulations. Working knowledge of transportation equipment trucks/trailers.

  • Adaptability. Tolerance for continuously changing circumstances within a fast-paced, team environment

Certifications & Requirements:

  • A 4-Yr University degree (BS/BA) in logistics, materials management, transportation with minimum 7 years work experience.

  • Outstanding communication skills both oral and written

Salary Range: $55,000 - $63,000

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