Load Planner

Employer: Rubbermaid 3415 E 12th Ave, Winfield, KS 67156

Position Title: Load Planner 
Reports to:  Transportation Supervisor
Location:  Distribution Office, Insite 1  Winfield, KS
Shift:  M-F,  7 am to 4 pm
Job Summary:

Responsible for consolidation of shippable orders, load planning process, and communication throughout the operation.  Adhering to customer routing requirements, carrier selection and optimizing outbound trailer cube.  Daily decisions related to COF (Cost of Failure) practices and the impact to the Distribution Center.  Managing and controlling the work flow to the Distribution Floor.

Job Duties:

  • Plan orders to meet customer’s loading requirements while maximizing cube and creating internal loading efficiencies.
  • Manage parts issues as they related to outbound loads.  Maintain 99% service levels.
  • Input information via internet, manual forms and other means to obtain routing or carrier assignment for customer loads whether prepaid or collect.
  • Communicate any customer special requirements to the Distribution floor for use during loading.
  • Dispatching functions to prepaid and collect carriers to ensure all parties are in line with pick-ups scheduled.
  • Communicate new customer requirements to increase overall Customer Service or reduce COF buckets.
  • Consolidate shippable orders for truckload and air freight shipments.
  • Provide timely and accurate carrier shipment status information.
  • Expedite critical customer shipments.
  • Work closely with Customer Service on a daily basis to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Help work on different analysis projects to increase efficiency throughout the organization.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Distribution/Transportation environment.
  • Knowledge of PKMS, SAP, EBOL at a high level.
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access).
  • Team Player with excellent people skills.
  • Work with minimum supervision, self-motivator.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to read and write in English.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to work irregular hours and overtime as needed.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.