Transportation Business Analyst

  • location: East Brunswick, NJ
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $33.65 - $36.05 per hour

job description

Transportation Business Analyst

job summary:
We have an exciting opportunity with a global client to join their Transportation team as the GO TO Analyst! This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that values you as an employee, wants to see you succeed and will support you every step of the way! If you are driven, have a great personality, excellent excell skills, analytical and have a logistics/supply chain background......apply right now!

location: East Brunswick, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $33.65 - 36.05 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Measure carrier, provider, vendor and plant performance against targets and expectations for required service and cost
  • Support business requirements gathering and evaluation for carrier and provider network
  • Conduct analytics that support contractual negotiations / transportation RFP and sourcing
  • Leverage business information and analytics to drive efficiencies, optimizations, and delivery solutions
  • Analyze freight flow cost reduction and service improvement opportunities by studying transportation costs, transit times, and delivery performance

  • Provide routine reporting and analytics and ad hoc requests from supported lines of business
  • Production of executive and management level performance reporting with keen attention to detail and delivered quality
  • Responsible for presentation and interpretation of key performance and leading indicators
  • Support the weekly / monthly / quarterly presentation of delivered service
Process Ownership:

  • Building partnerships with key service providers while also organizing routine performance reviews, publishing carrier scorecards and driving process improvement activities
  • Own transportation functional support for activities from data collection to implementation
  • Identify gaps in carrier lane coverage, partnering with strategic and core carriers to ensure delivered services meets contracted commitments
  • Support function and in collection of business requirements to ensure proper provider selection and cost profile
  • Qualifications
  • Demonstrated analytical competency and understanding of general transportation related processes
  • ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external partners.
  • Excel and MS office skills, data visualization competency preferred
  • Working knowledge of transportation, distribution and broader supply chain concepts
  • General business acumen.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to be a team player and customer service driven.
  • Exhibits initiative and willingness to learn and adapt to new processes or work content
  • Work Experience &/or Education

    Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain/Logistics preferred. 4-year degree required. Prior experience in a customer service environment and demonstrated experiences Microsoft Office applications and analytics required.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Transportation (2 years of experience is required)
  • Process Control (2 years of experience is required)
  • Excel (4 years of experience is required)
  • Macros
  • Data Analysis (3 years of experience is required)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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