Planner, Central Logistics, Supply Chain Management at Cleveland-Cliffs Steel LLC in East Chicago, Indiana

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Planner, Central Logistics, Supply Chain Management

Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in North America. The company is vertically integrated from mining through iron making, steelmaking, rolling, finishing and downstream with hot and cold stamping of steel parts and components.

As a planner at Cleveland Cliffs, your contributions will be visible all around you; the work we do here impacts people for generations to come. Ideal candidates enjoy modern, dynamic, supportive work environments and are looking for the freedom to take control of their career. This role will be in East Chicago, IN at our Indiana Harbor facility, but we are also open to this role being located in West Chester, OH


  • Manage railcar ordering, car movement, and rail load building for the Cleveland Cliffs HBI (Hot-Briquetted Iron) Plant in Toledo, Ohio

  • Monitor, track, and coordinate all details with the railroads to support HBI shipments to internal and external customers

  • Manage the HBI car fleet to assure cars are located to properly support plant production and sales and marketing objectives

  • Manage the efforts of the rail service providers located in the Port of Toledo that support the HBI facility

  • Provide periodic reporting on shipments and car supply

  • Work directly with the plants to reduce excessive dwell times at the unloading locations

  • Work with Class 1 and Short Line Railroads to reduce dwell time of in-transit loaded and empty cars

  • Update and manage Transportation orders in the system

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or Business

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain or 2+ years or relevant logistics experience

  • Relevant experience working with the Class 1 and Short Line Railroads

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within a diverse, cross-functional, internal and external team across different time zones

  • Excellent planning, communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills with a strong customer service orientation

  • Understanding of logistics and transportation management

Preferred Requirements

  • Computer skills - Microsoft Office Products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Self-motivation, problem solving, and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated work ethic - excellence, meeting deadlines, overtime

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to , or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.