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Transportation Planner Job in Mayfield Heights, Ohio US

Job Summary

Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Mayfield Heights, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
1+ to 2 Years
Job Reference Code

Transportation Planner

About the Job

Transportation Planner
United States
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, employs about 22,000 individuals globally, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence, and serves customers in more than 80 countries worldwide.
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.
"We work in a diverse environment and as part of our  culture of inclusion we respect your individuality. That is why for all our positions we consider PCD candidates, different genres and ethnicities. "
Plant / Site / BU Operational Support:
Be the first point of contact for transportation related opportunities, issues, escalations and inquiries, at the incumbent plants, sites and Business Units
Interfaces with internal and external customers, carriers, freight forwarders, other functional areas to ensure projects and specific shipments coordination
Support and orient plants, sites and Business Units on freight claims submissions, follow-up and recovery, in alignment with regional and global freight claims management policies
Coordinate spot transportation purchasing activities with departments, to acquire transportation services in a cost effective and timely manner, based on specific needs
Support regional and global RFQ processes, ensuring that specific plants, sites and business units requirements are being considered
Identify opportunities to reduce the total cost of Rockwell Automation's supply chain, by optimizing the plants, sites and business units distribution network, selecting the most effective transportation mode (ocean/air, LTL/FTL/Parcel,  etc.), carrier selection, and shipping policies.  Implement solutions where appropriate
Metrics / Performance / Analysis:
Manage and complete daily, weekly and monthly transportation related metrics for the plants, sites and business units which is in charge, in alignment with the regional and global standards, providing analysis for strategic improvements
Manage claims metrics related to the plants, sites and business units which is in charge
Lead new carriers and freight forwarder implementations, ensuring that all the business rules and demand are being followed and considered, in alignment with the regional and/or global commercial agreements
Support transportation related new functionalities and/or new systems implementations
Supplier Management:
Responsible for local business reviews with carriers and forwarders, rolling into regional and executive reviews
Establish a "win-win" local relationship between the company and carriers/forwarders
Assists in identifying new, high potential suppliers
New Product Introduction:
In alignment with Strategic Sourcing, provide analysis to determine the appropriate transportation costs, times and impacts for new products introduction
Partnering with carriers and/forwarders, establish new lanes quotations and implementations, securing service level, capacity and budget

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications:
 2 + years of professional experience, preferably within Logistics / Transportation / Supply Chain.
 SAP experince HIGHLY preferred


Requisition Number
Business Group
Operations & Engineering Services
Job Category
Sales, Services, and Solutions
Relocation Eligible
Position Type
Full Time
No. of Positions
Mayfield Heights - Ohio, Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Company Overview
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit .
EEO Statement
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

 If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability/Veteran.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at

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