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Logistics Planner Job

DATE: Aug 9, 2019

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, US, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Armstrong Building Products (ABP), a division of Armstrong World Industries, Inc., has a job opportunity for a Logistics Planner to be located in Marietta, PA. Reporting to the Plant Logistics Manager, the Logistics Planner will be responsible for participating in manufacturing and supply chain functions at both the plant and operations level in order to satisfy customer orders, manage inventory assets, and facilitate effective manufacturing operations.


Key Responsibilities of the Logistics Planner:

  • Performing production and distribution planning for finished stock
  • Developing and executing day to day production schedule for Boardmill, Fabrication and Specials product lines
  • Managing Goods in Process (GIP) levels to balance inventory space, fiscal responsibilities and plant efficiencies
  • Advising on raw materials inventory control and supporting inventory ordering and procurement processes
  • Participating in the development of the plant production plan and capacity analysis
  • Performing SAP modules system maintenance, including Production Planning (PP) and Materials Management (MM)
  • Leading and participating in process improvement efforts
  • Participating in year-end physical inventory counts
  • Participating in capital project planning


Required Qualifications of the Logistics Planner:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business or other related field
  • Knowledge of raw materials procurement, production planning and scheduling, production processes, cost control and other techniques for efficient supply chain management.
  • 1-3 years or more of supply chain, logistics, production planning, or purchasing experience.
  • Strong analytical and math skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, statistical software, & web based applications.  Need ability to become proficient quickly in software packages such as SAP.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently to achieve goals
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Excellent customer service skills


Desired Qualifications of the Logistics Planner:

  • SAP experience preferred
  • APICS certification favorable

Benefits offered by Armstrong World Industries:

Armstrong offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance, long term disability coverage, vacation and product discount programs.

About Armstrong World Industries:

Established in 1860, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a multi-billion dollar global leader in the design and manufacture of floors and ceilings with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong serves both the residential and commercial markets operating plants and distribution centers in eight countries with over 9,000 employees worldwide.

About the Location (Marietta, PA):

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta sits on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River.  It is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

How to Apply:

Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at

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Job: Logistics
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Other Locations:
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 

Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Armstrong’s Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters.


Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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