PA Logistics Planner

Port Angeles, WA
Posted 2 months ago

Mckinley Paper Company Master


Job Description Summary;

The role of Logistics Planner will support the execution of McKinley Paper Logistics strategy. This role is full on and fast paced within a team environment, it is a varied and rewarding job with duties ranging from data entry to documenting logistics calls, requiring high attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts job responsibilities with a mindset and culture of Safety First
  • Analyzes and Organizes the finished goods warehouse(s)
  • Will organize domestic and International shipments to provide high performance levels, monitor deliveries, assist carriers in resolving issues and communicate to appropriate parties, as necessary.
  • Responsible for monitoring deliveries, ensuring customer satisfaction and maintaining accurate logs of all transportation and goods
  • Sets up and coordinates all shipping and traffic requirements to place product at delivery point in accordance with the terms and conditions of the prevailing sales agreement
  • Coordinate with Production Group to maximize JIT shipments
  • Special projects as assigned by the Logistics Manager

Key Attributes:

  • Must be organized and logical, willing to adapt quickly to changing policies and procedures
  • Must be able to work as part of a team in a fast paced and pressured environment, communicating effectively with both colleagues and clients and following verbal and written instructions
  • Offers solutions to assigned customer accounts by providing services based upon specific customer/company service identified standards
  • Interfaces with rail, transportation vendors, sales and customer service
  • Understanding of integrated systems
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external partners
  • Able to access and prioritize business requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of end to end supply chain business processes
  • A working knowledge of logistics coordination and order processing
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi task

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in logistics, supply chain or a related field preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 5 + years’ experience in Manufacturing/Warehouse/Transportation/Logistics/etc.
  • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office suite WINDOW, WORD, EXCEL, plus 10-key


Work Conditions:

  • Primarily works in an office setting
  • May have exposure to outdoor elements when traveling between facilities
  • May have exposure to Industrial/manufacturing equipment
  • May have exposure to loud noise
  • Will be required to rotate for weekend coverage

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