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Transportation Analyst in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Transportation Analyst is responsible to foster the ongoing administration of key transportation processes in alignment with standard operating procedures. In parallel the Transportation Analyst is to apply analytical techniques to solve more complex operational issues across the transportation space. The Transportation Analyst performs qualitative and quantitative analysis using a variety of techniques, tools, and frameworks to draw logical conclusions. 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

  • 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

Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:

  • Minimum 1+ 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

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field (Merchandising, Supply Chain, Engineering) or equivalent experience

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