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Transportation Analyst at Corporate

Transportation Analyst

Corporate Chicago, IL Full Time
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Do you want to make a significant impact? True Value has an opportunity for join the Transportation Team.

Revolutionize Wholesale and contribute to the success of the Transportation Team. We are a dynamic team committed to driving True Value’s aggressive growth as the only nationally branded hardlines wholesaler that celebrates independent retailers.

Our culture:

  • Embraces personal and professional development
  • Values diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation
  • Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

The Transportation Analyst will manage the vendor compliance program and the ongoing administration of key transportation processes in alignment with standard operating procedures. In parallel the Transportation Analyst will apply analytical techniques to solve more complex operational issues with our vendors across the transportation space. The Transportation Analyst performs qualitative and quantitative analysis using a variety of techniques, tools, and frameworks to draw logical conclusions. The Transportation will also provide oversight for Fed Ex spend and assist with system set up and other related activities Key activities could include the oversight of daily processes and/or compliance related activities with a focus on driving continuous improvement. The Transportation Analyst works more frequently, in higher visibility applications with key vendor contacts as well as key internal partners.

Position Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (in order of importance):

  • Administer and monitor ongoing business processes.  Drive performance to documented SOP's resulting in performance at targeted level/goals.  Report progress / performance
  • Perform qualitative and quantities analysis using a variety of tools to solve transportation related business problems.  Gather, consolidate, prepare and/or validate data for analysis.  Relate findings to key business partners, drive improvements/implementation.
  • Administer planning metrics for programs and initiatives to measure business effectiveness and facilitate continuous improvement across the transportation function.

Position Qualifications

Work Experience:

  • One to three years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State transportation regulations
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products - MS Excel, Powerpoint and Word
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical background/experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Merchandising, Supply Chain, Engineering) or equivalent experience
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
 

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Chicago, IL

Job Type

Transportation

Experience

1 to 3 years

Date Posted

05/27/2021
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