Messer Americas

Distribution Planner I

Job Location US-NJ-Stewartsville
# of Openings


Distribution Planner I


We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We’re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name. 


Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers’ manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled.



Day-to-Day Operations:

  • Use proprietary software systems to accurately maintain data and determine forecasted customer demand
  • Schedule customer deliveries to avoid service interruptions at the lowest cost with the greatest utilization of assets and payloads
  • Identify and resolve customer and location issues
  • Provide world-class customer service via phone and email
  • Monitor alerts for changes in demand and adjust delivery plan as needed to ensure continuous supply to customers
  • Identify and escalate potential supply issues to the management team
  • Collaborate with Transport, Distribution, Sales, Operations, and Supply Chain teams to regularly evaluate the most efficient methods to manage customer demand and location resources
  • Maintain and communicate customer and operation notes for the night team

Additional Accountabilities:

  • Promote Messer’s safety goals
  • Foster a positive team environment
  • Manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ensure compliance with standard procedures for self and peers
  • Review and analyze internal and external levels of service and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Identify and execute opportunities to improve best practice initiatives  
  • Assist in meeting regional sales and profit goals through the delivery of customer service and cost targets
  • Demonstrated capability to handle a complex and broad workload (union locations, specialty customers, plant outages, etc.)
  • Provide peer assistance when issues arise in region
  • Willingness to develop and grow
  • May receive phone calls from overnight coverage team for business support/troubleshooting  


  • A Bachelor’s Degree preferably in business, logistics or supply chain management OR 3+ years of transportation dispatch, scheduling/planning experience acceptable in lieu of Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior transportation experience preferred
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Strong Math Skills
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Capable of working efficiently with automated systems


Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression. 

Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed. 

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If you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030. 


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