Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. LOGISTICS DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULER in Allentown, Pennsylvania

23240BRReq No.:23240BRJob Description and Qualifications:Air Products, a company of approximately 15,000 employees, is the world’s safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. We strive to be a company of choice that is recognized by its colleagues, customers, and community as a company that draws strength, opportunity and financial growth from the diversity of its workforce. Our success will be directly attributed to having a work environment that is collaborative, inclusive and respectful of all people.

To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products Career Center @ www.airproducts.com/careers and apply to Job Req #23240BR.

This specific position may be asked to work day or night shift schedule.

A Logistics Distribution Scheduler ensures the seamless execution of on-time, reliable, and safe delivery of Oxygen, Nitrogen, Argon, Hydrogen, Helium and CO2 to meet our customer requirements in a cost-effective manner.

As a Logistics Distribution Scheduler, a typical day will include the following:

  • Schedule our own company driver fleet of over 500 drivers who have CDL Class A / Hazmat and Tanker endorsements.

  • Formulate delivery schedules for multiple terminals to meet customer demands for various industrial gas product lines

  • Work in an IT-enabled environment to optimize delivery schedules & minimize supply chain cost

  • Assign and pre-plan loads to drivers according to appointment times and driver availability to prevent supply interruptions.

  • Collaborate closely with operations, customer service, tactical planning, and customer engineering

  • Meet and exceed productivity goals for operations to minimize miles and maximize volumes delivered to reduce costs.

  • Respond to frequent real time delivery changes driven by supply chain events and provide direction to drivers during trip-related activities

  • Identify customer usage changes to proactively meet customer requirements and maximize service levels for customer retention.

  • Maintain key client relationships with suppliers and customers

  • Problem solve with customers and suppliers to identify cost-saving opportunities for the company and customers

The ideal Logistics Distribution Scheduler:

  • Self-motivated; acts with accountability to drive results & takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of ownership, energy and positive attitude

  • Possess an analytical mindset; can find and utilize data in multiple IT systems to make sound decisions in a short amount of time

  • Approaches work-independently and in teams with optimism and a solutions oriented mindset to drive towards the goal of being the best in the industry

  • Has a strategic mindset, sees ahead to future possibilities and identifies opportunities to be cost effective; able to devise plans of action and reassess those plans regularly while being detail and process oriented

  • Can solve problems in a very fast paced, dynamic environment while effectively and prioritizing work load

  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate with respect and integrity when interacting with cross functional teams on a daily basis

  • Able to work in a high call volume environment while effectively multi-tasking and following up on action items to ensure positive outcomes

  • Strong computer skills

  • Customer service experience preferred; continually externally focus to search for ways to meet or exceed customer expectations & experience

  • College degree or Supply Chain/logistical experience is desired

  • Must be able to work unconventional 12-hour work shifts including weekends and holidays to support a 24/7 operation. This specific position may either fill day or night shift schedule .

PASSION TO BE THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

Our excellent results in FY2017 had a lot to do with the many ideas put forward by our employees and executed to improve our operations. With a focus on productivity and operational improvement activities, as a company we focus our attention to smart, profitable growth—the kind of growth that comes, in part, from innovation and a passion to be the best in the industry.

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR THIS POSITION:

INTEGRITY

Integrity is a vital part of the Air Product’s culture and employees are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards and communicate across all channels with respect and honesty.

DELIVER SAFETY

When it comes to safety at Air Products ZERO IS ACHIEVABLE. Our goal is zero injuries and incidents. People have said that it is an impossible goal. Air Products people have the capability and determination to make \"zero\" happen across all aspects of our safety performance by prioritizing safety in words and actions to protect self, others and the environment.

DRIVE RESULTS

Air Products' proud heritage of core values remain deep after 75 years in business. Employees act with accountability and make appropriate and timely decisions. Focus on collaboration and implementing decisions drive results to success.

Air Products (NYSE: APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company had fiscal 2017 sales of $8.2 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 15,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from a diversity of backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

If you are a current Air Products employee, please apply via APOnline by clicking on Online Applications, then selecting Career Center.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Title:LOGISTICS DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULEREmployment Type:North America - Non Exempt Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:NoneLocation:US-PA-AllentownCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas