Logistics Planner Scheduler
Auburndale, WI US
Posted ago

The Logistics Planner/Scheduler will coordinate all shipping activities, including small package and LTL/FT semi shipments, freight charge disputes, overage/shortage/damage, and filing claims. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, obtaining freight shipping quotes, order processing, and customer issue resolution. This role is also responsible for general purchasing/buyer functions such as MRO products, including packaging materials and supplies.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide freight quotations, receive orders, and assign shipments to appropriate carriers
  • Demonstrate functional knowledge of logistics and company products to drive informed decisions on optimal shipping methods
  • Schedule inbound/outbound shipments ensuring delivery to deadlines and mitigating risk
  • Effectively utilize the ERP system to generate the business required scheduling, routing, and documentation to fulfill order shipment
  • Reconcile and report on discrepancies in quoted versus invoiced shipping rates
  • Collaborate, coordinate and assist Warehouse staff on shipping schedule needs/issues
  • Assist customers and customer service representatives with order status inquiries (delivery dates/loss/damaged freight) and related needs
  • Resolve freight claims with freight carries
  • Provide valuable input to management on the continuous improvement in logistics performance, including carrier partnering and cost controls
  • Support Customer Service as required and perform other related duties as assigned
  • Perform daily purchasing activities (PO placement, acknowledgments, tracking, and reconciliation)
  • Address daily materials issues and communication on stock-outs
  • Track and follow up on urgent or past due purchase orders; communicate risks and actions to management
  • Expedite inventory and warehouse materials to ensure successful fulfillment of customer orders


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and effectively meet deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree and two years of Logistics Planner/Scheduler or Purchasing experience OR 4 years of either Logistics or Purchasing experience required
  • Functional knowledge of Business Central ERP systems or similar ERP systems is required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, One Note, Power Point)

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times

$19 - $26 hourly
About RapidAir

We are a manufacturer and distributor of compressed air piping systems, components, kits, replacement parts, and other accessories. The company sells its compressed air piping systems under three brand names and provides air compressors and numerous accessories, including filter regulators, moisture drains, couplers, fittings, and hose reels. The company sells through its own e-commerce website and via e-tailers, farm and ranch retailers, distributors, contractors, and direct to commercial and industrial businesses. Key applications include packaging lines, inert gas distribution, robotics, valve actuation/control systems, welding, and other pneumatic applications. RapidAir has customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. 


For more information, please visit the following website: www.rapidairproducts.com  

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