Linehaul - road planning resource officer

Company details

Federal Express Corporation (FedEx Express) is the world’s largest express transportation company. Leveraging its unmatched air route authorities and extensive air/ground infrastructure, FedEx Express connects markets, within just 1 to 2 business days that comprise 90% of the world’s economic activity.

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services. With annual revenue of $71 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 500,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.

To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit http://www.fedex.com/gm/about/company-info/index.html.

At the FedEx Linehaul Planning Center in Brussels (Brucargo), FedEx has a vacancy for a dynamic:

Linehaul - road planning resource officer

based in Belgium (Brussels)

Function

The place in the organisation of a Linehaul – Planning Center (Brussels/Brucargo):

The Linehaul Planning Centers are responsible to organize the road movements within the European Single Road Network of FedEx Express. The department is working on a daily basis in close collaboration with the Road Transit HUBs and the Stations in Belgium.

The mission of the Linehaul - road planning resource officer:

The principal purpose of the job is to make an optimal day to day planning for both own drivers, equipment and subcontractors in accordance with targeted services performances and in a cost-effective way.

The key responsibilities of the Linehaul - road planning resource officer:

  • To coordinate and manage linehaul problems and incidents, detect and direct effective solutions and see to it that corrective actions are taken, and risks are reduced or eliminated (e.g., weather conditions).
  • To negotiate best prices from subcontractors and all third parties.
  • To control own drivers cost and subcontractors cost (control on e.g., extra hours, routes, complexity delivery, quality mix, etc.).
  • To control non-salary costs for suppliers and services within budget, such as equipment repairs, maintenance of own fleet, tunnel/ferry charges, drivers pay claims.
  • To monitor and analyze volumes and flows and report and advice the management to ensure compliance to commercial policies and to improve the masterplan (quality, costs and time aspects).
  • To answer and advise on questions concerning road network problems, world-wide (mostly by telephone/mail, in an administrative way).

Profile

The right Linehaul - road planning resource officer will have the following profile:

  • University/bachelor’s degree, preferably in logistics, or supply chain management or engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of English is a must (working language).
  • Willingness to learn Dutch and/or French
  • Analytical thinker with a creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Strong planning & organization skills.
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced business environment and stimulated by pressure.
  • Good interpersonal skills (coaching qualities, negotiation skills and diplomatic capabilities) and the ability to interact effectively throughout various functional groups and hierarchical levels.
  • Team player with strong sense of responsibility.
  • Proficient use of Office applications: Word, Excel & willing to learn database applications.
  • This position is based in Brussels. (FedEx does not hire candidates without a valid work permit for Belgium.)

Offer

To the right Linehaul - road planning resource officer, FedEx will offer an open ended contract + competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. FedEx takes pride in the career development programs that are offered as part of the FedEx people-oriented philosophy.

FedEx will offer an open-ended contract and:

  • a competitive benefits and reward package including a wide array of formal training and on the job learning opportunities.
  • FedEx is one of the most admired companies and trusted brands year after year
  • In joining FedEx, every team member commits to make every FedEx experience outstanding—for the customer and for our fellow team members.
  • Being a part of FedEx means you are a part of a global network of solutions that only continues to strengthen its capability to deliver what our customers need anytime, anywhere.

Note that since 2005 FedEx has been recognized as a Great Place to Work in many countries worldwide.

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ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE IN POSSESSION OF THE REQUIRED PASSPORT/WORK VISA TO BE ABLE TO WORK IN BELGIUM. FEDEX DOES NOT SPONSOR THESE REQUIREMENTS.

Language

English (+ willingness to learn Dutch & French)

Placed on:Wed 15 December 2021
Location: based in Belgium (Brussels)

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at the number: +32 473 715114
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