Transportation Planner

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Build your career at ConAgra Foods.  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assigning shipments to preferred carriers using Oracle transportation management system. This position also organizes and consolidates truckloads to provide economical rates and high performance levels. The individual in this role is responsible for monitoring deliveries, assisting carriers in resolving issues and communicating to appropriate internal and external stakeholders as necessary.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assign and tender LTL and TL shipments to preferred carriers using Oracle transportation management systems.
  • Organize and consolidate LTL shipments into truckloads while reducing transportation cost.
  • Assist Customer Service or CAG Plant by arranging pick-up of finished goods or raw materials. .
  • Monitor shipments to ensure on-time delivery to CAG facilities or to customers.
  • Assist carriers in resolving issues and communicate to appropriate parties as necessary.
  • Support shipping and/or vendor locations with carrier selection, trailer pool coordination, rush shipment arrangements, and problem resolution.
  • Analyze existing shipping processes for possible improvements and provide support.
  • Ability to run basic KPI reporting to review carrier and/or facility performance.


Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 0-3 years’ experience
  • Understanding of business and transportation terms and concepts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with TMS
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and nights as needed or scheduled




ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Supply Chain Management

To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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