Praxair, Inc. ST Logistics Planner in Mississauga, Ontario

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Praxair Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2015 sales of $11 billion, a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide . The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases . Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including chemicals , food and beverage , healthcare , manufacturing, primary metals and many others.

At Praxair you’ll join 27,000 talented and diverse people in more than 50 countries, working to make a difference in the world and make our company successful. Our people work on challenging and meaningful projects and are trusted to take on responsibility early in their careers. Their contributions are valuable to our company, our customers, our communities and our shareholders. Explore our site and learn how your talent can make an impact at Praxair: www.praxair.ca .

We are currently recruiting for a Logistics Planner to join our Operation support team in Mississauga, Ontario.

Accountability Objective :

Reporting to the National Logistics Manager, this position ensures the correct mix of resources (driver, equipment) for the efficient delivery of product, maximizing assets, while minimizing distribution costs.

Nature and Scope:

An in depth knowledge of trucking operations, driver interface, equipment specifications, costs, union and governmental rules and regulations are essential for successful implementation of logistics plans.

Major Responsibilities:

  • The planner will monitor / review / analyze customer usage.

  • Review/update trips to ensure accuracy and customer needs.

  • Maintain effective communications with drivers, equipment suppliers, sales, plant personnel and the garages and resolves issues in each area to achieve lowest distribution costs.

  • Analyzes asset utilization and distribution costs, making adjustments to the distribution plan to meet agreed upon distribution costs.

  • Plan just in time deliveries to Praxair customers in an effective and reliable manner based on a detailed knowledge of government regulations (Canada/US), driver hours of service guidelines, equipment and product availability.

  • Analyze and manage plant inventory’s ensuring moving of product to needed regions while minimizing product cost.

Planners work a Rotational shift format 4 days on/ 4 days off. Shift can be days or nights.

Requirements

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to multitasking

  • Problem solving skill

  • Strong sense of urgency and proven prioritizing skills

  • Highly customer focus

  • Efficient time management and organization skills

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent experience in Logistic / Production planning or related discipline.

  • Proficiency in French is considered a strong asset.

/ Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity for women, aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Interested candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply. /

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/ Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Applicants requiring accommodation during the recruitment and selection process are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. We will work with you to meet your needs. /

Job: *Supply and Logistics

Title: Logistics Planner

Location: Ontario-Mississauga

Requisition ID: 16002830