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Logistics Planner

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Location: Oceanside, CA
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Oceanside, CA
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Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.


The Logistics Planner utilizes transportation and logistics software systems applicable to site specific to support and coordinate the delivery process. Must communicate effectively across internal and external customers, as well as employees at all levels of the enterprise. Relies on training experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and perform a variety of complicated tasks.


·    Utilizing site systems/process to develop the optimal delivery routes to meet customer delivery appt times at the lowest cost.

·       Ensures loads are scheduled (Local, out of state, will calls, and containers by others) dispatched, communicated to customer, and delivered to the customer/factory on time, using the most economical method of transportation

·       Schedules fleet drivers and contract carriers based on DOT regulations, company policy, and carrier vendor availability.

·          Must be able to resolve conflicts and issues independently without supervision.

·       Communicate effectively with supervisors, company management, and carrier vendor representatives.

·          Support the management of the actual logistics cost to achieve the budget.

·       Support the plant objectives to meet Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost targets while enhancing employee morale.

·       Responsible in tracking, coordinating, and supporting new/revised agreements for third party assets such as trailers, tractors, and dollies.

·          Evaluate, report, and manage contract carrier and private fleet driver performance.

·       Drive continuous improvement efforts around delivery process, support CI initiatives throughout the plant.

·       Communicates and identifies with customer jobsite conditions  

·       Leads Job Status Meeting, collaborates with production manager and supply chain reviewing projects in house, delivery schedule and production delays

·       Reaches out and responds to all customer inquiries regarding project status, lead times, and delays

·       Collaborates with the production floor daily to provide necessary direction, and documents for shipments/deliveries/Will calls

·       Prepares BOLs, all delivery paperwork and follows up on invoices for payment

·       Provides custom freight quotes to quoting team for special items, i.e. oversized, containers, etc..

·       Makes special shipping arrangements as necessary

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

·       Bachelor’s degree operations related field preferred and or two-year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·       Ability to effectively present information verbally and written communication in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

·       Conflict resolution skills to manage customer expectations and provide effectives solutions

·       Solid financial aptitude.

·       Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

·       Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability in a fast-paced environment is necessary.

·       Ability to give directions to professional drivers.

·       Proficient Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

·       Familiar with logistics computer systems including TMS, Appian, PeopleNet, and AirClic

“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.

Benefits include, and are not limited to:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities
We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.
* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners

In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Posting City:
Oceanside, CA