Transportation Analyst II
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: February 10, 2020
Position Summary: This position supports the supply chain
business functions by preparing, analyzing, and reporting
performance and results utilizing various data sources such as
transportation scorecards and data warehouses. Areas of support
include transportation, inventory stocking strategy, network
optimization, contract negotiation support, etc. Key
Responsibilities: As a member of the Global Transportation Team,
the Transportation Analyst is responsible for variance analysis for
monthly service, quality, and spend goals and objectives. Perform
transportation network optimization studies. Manage monthly
scorecard reporting of transportation metrics for service, quality,
and spend. Generate cost benefit analysis for operations
re-engineering projects. Analyze shifts, spikes, and trends on
transportation scorecards to generate cost savings initiatives.
Utilize software applications (SQL Server, Access, Excel etc.) to
develop department-wide tools for transportation reporting metrics.
Adapt and collaborate best practices with company divisions to
achieve supply chain alignment and best practice methodology.
Prepare Monthly Business Review (MBR) materials. Execute
quantitative analysis to solve problems, overcome constraints and
measure the impact of project initiatives. Perform Analytics and
cost studies in support of carrier negotiations and rate proposals.
Support EDI shipment level detail from our suppliers to our data
warehouses. Reliably manage weekly/monthly reports for: service,
bi-weekly updates, monthly business reviews, staff meetings, etc.
Collaborate with third party freight payment company. Prepare
analysis on shipment level bills to ensure contract compliance on
all carriers. Development of new metrics to drive best practice
methodology for cost, service and quality. Generate budget analysis
and monthly reporting of operational and financial metrics.
Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum
Requirements/Qualifications: Excel, Access, SQL, Data warehouse
familiarity. Advanced Excel techniques (pivot table, VBA Code, etc)
are a plus PC, server and mainframe system familiarity. Bachelor’s
degree in business related discipline required (logistics,
quantitative business analysis, management information systems, or
related field of study). 1-3 years experience, preferably in a high
volume, multi-location distribution environment, concentrating in
transportation optimization. Strong internship or co-op experience
also considered. Detailed-oriented with the ability to analyze /
understand a large volume of data. Experience preferred with Visio,
MapPoint, CzarLite, Visual Basic, and Batchmark. APICS
certification preferred. Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: Excel,
Access, Data warehouse, and familiarity. Bachelor’s degree in
business related discipline required (logistics, quantitative
business analysis, management information systems, or related field
of study). Advanced analytical and problem solving abilities.
Demonstrated experience in analyzing significant amounts of data
and turning it into actionable information. Demonstrated ability to
independently take ownership of initiatives and drive execution.
Sense of urgency and priority. Excellent interpersonal skills to
apply in communications with business partners, corporate divisions
and business units.
Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pittsburgh , Transportation Analyst II, Other , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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