Transportation Analyst
Harrisburg, PA
Full Time
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ACPI has joined forces with Masco Cabinetry to form Cabinetworks Group, a new national leader in the cabinetry industry. At Cabinetworks Group, we care about our people and our community. If you are hardworking, energetic, and want to have a career in a successful, growing company, we want you! Check out this video to learn more about us: https://cabinetworksgroup.com/about/ 

We are looking to add a 1st shift Transportation Analyst to our team in beautiful Thompsontown, PA!

The primary duties of this position include data collection and summation and KPI and report generation for the Logistics Team and the business unit's Logistics Division for senior leadership.

The successful candidate will be deeply analytic with strong quantitative skills.

Responsibilities for Transportation Analyst:

  • Research procurement and shipping options
  • Analyze financial data
  • Create cost estimates
  • Oversee procurement projects
  • Collect and interpret data, identify faults, and prepare cost/time saving recommendations
  • Conduct analytics as well as cost studies to support carrier negotiations plus rate proposals
  • Execute cost or benefit analysis required for operations re-engineering projects
  • Conduct transportation network for optimizing studies
  • Assist shipment level detail from general carrier to data warehouses
  • Report weekly/monthly about operational as well as financial metrics
  • Develop new metrics related to transportation analysis
  • Prepare monthly division financial and operational scorecards
  • Report monthly TMO metrics for quality, service, and spend
  • Conduct variance analysis for entire month service, expenses, and quality
  • Participate in interdepartmental process improvement teams (PPI)
  • Conduct financial analysis for different reports as well as meetings
  • Execute evaluation on shipment level bills to assure contract conformance on entire carriers
  • Regularly maintain and update transportation reports in relation to operations and finances
  • Interface with third party freight payment enterprise
  • Complete monthly reports required for transportation and warehousing functions
  • Evaluate the efficiency of transits
  • Identify streamlined transportation methods
  • Conduct transportation data analytics and cost research
  • Manage cost and benefit analysis for engineering projects
  • Oversee transportation networks
  • Prepare monthly reports on operational and financial metrics
  • Develop metrics for transportation analysis
  • Conduct financial and variance analysis for expenses, services, and quality
  • Provide recommendations based on data analyses and research

Qualifications for Transportation Analyst:

  • Proficiency in computer databases, statistic applications, and logistics programs
  • 5 years of experience in logistics or related industry desired
  • Experience in data mining, analysis, and reporting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, relational databases, and ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Familiarity with supply chain processes (e.g. inventory planning, warehouse management)
  • Strong analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience calculating cost trends and variances
  • Ability to collect and manipulate data for significance, variance to plan and causal factors for missed targets and/or identification of areas of improvement
  • Advanced level of computational skills
  • Demonstrated advanced skill in business software (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access)
  • Ability to prepare presentations and reports utilizing business software
  • Experience working with SAP, Business Intelligence, and Hyperion Systems
  • Understanding of supply chain/logistics processes and procurement methods.
  • Understanding of various modes of transportation including: LTL, truckload, Intermodal, and small package.
  • SQL desired but not required

Requirements for Transportation Analyst:

  • Prefer Bachelor's degree in Logistics or related field (industrial engineering, business, etc.) + 5 years of experience (or equivalent military or other proven experience and training)
  • Deep knowledge of logistics and production planning concepts is required along with excellent communication skills and an analytical mind with business acumen.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel
  • Advanced report-writing skills
  • Previous experience as a Transportation Analyst or a similar role
  • High-level mathematical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel

Physical Requirements for the Transportation Analyst:

LIGHT - Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligi-ble amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those of Sedentary work. Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Supplemental Life Insurances
  • Company Paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability option available
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

Cabinetworks Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity in race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. Cabinetworks Group does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

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