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Domestic Inbound Logistics Planner

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


You will be responsible for logistics planning, engineering, purchasing and daily operations for the material shipments to assembly, component plants and warehouse locations domestically and/or globally.

This position will be responsible for Plan and Optimize transportation plan for all supplier inbound activity destined for GM plants across North America.  

The Logistics Planner monitors the performance of the transportation plans to ensure accuracy.  This person manages inbound freight from a group of plants, or suppliers to maintain base data accuracy within defined transportation System (TBD).  

The Logistics Planner also configures and optimizes transportation planning exceptions in the system as well as exceptions identified at the plant and suppliers.  

Candidate will work closely with LLP, Logistics Opps, and Supply Chain to ensure that consistent and reliable plant delivery schedules are maintained. 

Additional Description


  • Routes inbound freight for his / her suppliers within an assigned geographic region. 

  • Monitors plan accuracy in an effort to identify configuration issues. 

  • Enhances planning workflow by analyzing & developing effective routing procedures. 

  • Monitors supplier compliance to system expectations and coordinates corrective actions as required. 

  • Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with the supplier base in effort to maintain supplier base data accuracy. 

  • Leads process improvement activities. 

  • Trains suppliers on the functions within the system interface to promote and monitor supplier compliance. 

  • Involves various levels of management to strengthen supplier compliance through effective communication and follow-through. 

  • Establishes and maintains a strong collaborative working relationship with Plant and Material personnel in order to provide accurate transportation plans. 

  • Serves as a plant initial point of contact for transportation plan updates and exception management 

  • Identifies cost saving opportunities within the supply chain network and contributes to overall Logistics Saving goals. 

Additional Responsibilities may include: 

  • Support regional network capabilities in cooperating GMNA best practices 

  • Support Finance providing data for Forecast/Budget reports 

  • Work with Logistics Service providers to strategically analyze Network & Process Improvements 


  • 5+ years of experience in transportation management and logistics

  • Bachelors degree preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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