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Transportation Planning Manager (11133)

Pactiv Evergreen Lake Forest, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Transportation Planning Manager  

This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc.

At Pactiv, the health and safety of our employees is a top priority.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we have implemented a number of safety precautions at all of our locations to protect our employees.  These precautions include, but are not limited to, mandatory face coverings, daily COVID-19 screenings, including temperature screenings, social distancing requirements and proper hygiene protocols. In addition, we provide all of our employees with regular COVID-19 updates and education.

Summary: 

The Transportation Manager is a key part of Pactiv’s Supply Chain organization. In this role you will manage a team of Transportation Planners, who are responsible for the planning and execution of shipping locations in our network. This will require an individual who is a self-starter, thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a “business owner” mentality. Pactiv is currently building a Center of Excellence for Transportation, while adopting best in class technology. Come lead a dynamic team and set the bar for excellence! Do you have what it takes?

Job Duties:

  • Lead a team of 5 to 10 Transportation Load Planners, who are responsible for planning, tendering, execution and track/trace activities
  • Be accountable for service, planning and financial KPI’s in your area of responsibility
  • Serve as the point person for all transportation operations activities in your area of responsibility
  • Build and maintain carrier relationships to support the business
  • Hold carriers accountable for cost, service and capacity commitments
  • Be knowledgeable of all load planning activities and provide back-up if necessary
  • Work directly with regional operations liaison(s) on any programs to support the business
  • Partner and collaborate with other functional areas in the organization as needed (Customer Service, Operations, Inventory Control, etc…)
  • Work directly with other functional areas in the Transportation group (Procurement, Services, Optimization)
  • Be part of a fun and dynamic team that likes to win!

Job Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Logistics or Business or 5+ years of logistics/customer service experience preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience managing people
  • Knowledge of the transportation industry
  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work comfortably and lead in a collaborative team environment
  • A “can do” attitude and lead by example managerial style

Preferred but not required:

  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Experience with Transportation Management System applications (JDA preferred)
  • Experience with transportation visibility software (FourKites preferred)
  • Previous experience with Tableau
Company Description
At Pactiv Evergreen, the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we have implemented a number of safety precautions at all of our locations to protect our employees. These precautions include, but are not limited to, mandatory face coverings, daily COVID-19 screenings, including temperature screenings, social distancing requirements and proper hygiene protocols. In addition, we provide all of our employees with regular COVID-19 updates and education.

Pactiv Evergreen Inc., the new powerhouse within the food and beverage packaging industry was formed in September 2020 following the merger of two great organizations; Pactiv LLC, the leading manufacturer of food and beverage packaging solutions in North America, and Evergreen Packaging LLC, the global leader in paper packaging solutions to include fresh beverage cartons. Together, we are Pactiv Evergreen Inc., the largest manufacturer of foodservice, food merchandising and fresh beverage cartons in North America, with market leading positions across a broad range of products in an essential industry. For more information, check us out online at www.pactivevergreen.com

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847)482-4320 or email TalentHelp@Pactiv.com.

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Why Join Pactiv Evergreen:
• Career development: On the job learning, certification programs, coaching and mentoring, training programs, leadership development and on-line learning
• Compensation: competitive wages and monthly performance incentive opportunities
• Benefits: our robust benefits package includes health (medical, dental & vision), disability and life insurance along with 401(k) savings plan, various employee discounts, wellness programs and paid time off.
• Stability: we are the largest manufacturer of foodservice, food merchandising and fresh beverage cartons in North America. We are an essential component of our nation’s critical food supply chain. In short, we help feed our country!

Pactiv Evergreen

Why Work Here?

Competitive Compensation, Benefits and Growth Opportunities!

At Pactiv Evergreen, the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we have implemented a number of safety precautions at all of our locations to protect our employees. These precautions include, but are not limited to, mandatory face coverings, daily COVID-19 screenings, including temperature screenings, social distancing requirements and proper hygiene protocols. In addition, we provide all of our employees with regular COVID-19 updates and education. Pactiv Evergreen Inc., the new powerhouse within the food and beverage packaging industry was formed in September 2020 following the merger of two great organizations; Pactiv LLC, the leading manufacturer of food and beverage packaging solutions in North America, and Evergreen Packaging LLC, the global leader in paper packaging solutions to include fresh beverage cartons. Together, we are Pactiv Evergreen Inc., the largest manufacturer of foodservice, food merchandising and fresh beverage cartons in North America, with market leading positions across a broad range of products in an essential industry. For more information, check us out online at www.pactivevergreen.com Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847)482-4320 or email TalentHelp@Pactiv.com. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Why Join Pactiv Evergreen: • Career development: On the job learning, certification programs, coaching and mentoring, training programs, leadership development and on-line learning • Compensation: competitive wages and monthly performance incentive opportunities • Benefits: our robust benefits package includes health (medical, dental & vision), disability and life insurance along with 401(k) savings plan, various employee discounts, wellness programs and paid time off. • Stability: we are the largest manufacturer of foodservice, food merchandising and fresh beverage cartons in North America. We are an essential component of our nation’s critical food supply chain. In short, we help feed our country!

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