Shipping Planner

Appleton, WI

Are you looking to begin a career with an established and stable local company? We have a GREAT opportunity for you!

Privately held, Great Northern is one of the nation’s largest independent producers of corrugated packaging.  For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern for integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets.

Learn more about the advantages of living and working in Northeast Wisconsin: ‘North of What You Expect’

POSITION SUMMARY

The Shipping Planner will facilitate day-to-day shipping operations by working in conjunction with Great Northern sales/service, production crews, forklift drivers and contracted carrier(s) to meet customer delivery requirements in the most cost effective manner.

HOURS AND REQUIREMENTS

The regular work hours for this position is Monday through Friday 2 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., some flexibility will be necessary. Saturday overtime can be expected along with some holidays and weekday shift coverage overtime.

Candidates need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, display a positive attitude, have a strong work ethic and demonstrate effective leadership, decision making and problem solving skills.  Previous experience in shipping planning or a degree in Logistics/Supply Chain is preferred.

BENEFITS

In addition to excellent wages the company has a competitive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision and life insurance; long and short time disability, paid time off, paid holidays, profit sharing and 401(k) with company match.

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