icrunchdata Network Riverside, MO 64150, USA
Feb 22, 2020Full-time
Q ualifications: · Bachelor’s Degree preferred; BS in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations, Data Analytics or related preferred. Work experience equivalent to the (4) years of education may substitute. · 3 years of experience in Supply Chain and/or Logistics with a focus on analytics. · Experienced with Excel (Vlookups, Pivot tables, Macros, What-If analysis, and any other basic functions). · Strong Analytical experience in MS Office, Power BI, etc. · Ability to work with large data sets and strong mathematical background. · Experience with Logistics software and Supply Chain ERP a plus. · Understanding of DOT and HOS regulations and policies a plus. · Must be highly motivated, proactive, and have an ability to implement change. · Experience utilizing Transportation Management Systems (TMS) and also with implementations highly desirable but not required. Responsibilities: ● Prioritize and thrive in a fast-paced environment, with proven analytical, influencing, and negotiation skills. Identifies areas to improve freight cost and operational efficiency through data analysis. ● Provide data acquisition upon the request. Data sources utilized will include: Excel spreadsheets, ERP reporting tools, and queries created specifically for the intended deliverable. Deliverables will also span multiple applications including Excel tables and specific ERP report generation tools. ● Perform statistical analysis for various continuous improvement projects. These projects can range from carrier performance to plant performance and supply chain optimization. This position is fast-paced and requires the analyst to be highly flexible by continually adjusting to shifting requirements, priorities and methods of information consumption. ● Establish budgeted goals or benchmarks for each freight lane. ● Excellent problem solving, creative thinking and negotiation abilities ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills ● Professional aptitude, presentation and demeanor ● Self-motivated with the initiative to work with minimal instruction ● Team Player with proven ability to work well under deadlines ● Strong attention to detail with excellent follow-up ● Outstanding computer skills and experience with ERP systems ● Microsoft office with strong Excel skills utilizing many functions, formulas, macros and pivot tables ● Experience in 3 rd party TMS management. ● Leverage data analysis across different business areas. ● Identify areas for growth and efficiency in freight income, fuel charges, or other market advantages ● Ideate future projects and strategic actions to positively impact business performance. ● Create scorecards, and reports to regularly communicate results, define and monitor KPIs, and present findings to leadership. ● Ability to work with big data, clean, prepare for the proper statistical model, and conduct thorough and accurate analysis. ● Oversee freight expense optimization; inventory and network analysis and support Logistics Management RPI/RFPs and new customer analysis. ● TMS and dock scheduling functional user, capable of systems set-up, training and proper use. ● Assist in developing and implementing process improvements. ● Engage directly with key logistics partners to develop logistical and cost reduction opportunities. ● Help craft Supply Chain strategy and tactics, primarily in the Logistics & Transportation Space.