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Logistics Analyst

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  24526

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Logistics Analyst facilitates daily communications for issue resolution; Develops and execute process improvements, cost reductions, order management and conflict resolution. Maintains metrics to support both service and cost measurement.  Position ensures third party compliance to the Rich’s standards for warehousing and transportation, including routing guide compliance and facility performance.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • Support Customer Service and Planning on transportation issues and opportunities.
  • Responsible for supporting third party tranportation groups in resolving escalated and emergency issues and shipments.
  • Review and interpret metrics on freight spend including dashboards, support of business reviews with carrier, financial reviews, and the S&OP process. Publish reports on key performance indicators for each facility managed based on required frequency. Provide analysis and recommendations.
  • Monitor routing guides actual performance and recommend opportunities for cost savings. Supports Logistics group in freight bid process.
  • Manage day to day relationship with air freight provider, including costs and service. Interface with Customer Service team to resolve issues.
  • Provide project analysis for the Logistics team. Recognize patterns and identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Support Over/Short and Damaged (OS&D) product process as needed.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics or related field 
  • Minimum 3-5 years Logistics experience; Temperature controlled warehousing and transportation experience preferred
  • Strong analytical & quantitative skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, tableau, and Word. SAP Preferred
  • Demonstrated planning, organizing and managing skills
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of Transportation & Warehousing industry – DOT Rules, Tariffs, Hours of Service, Equipment, Challenges, and Trends (preferred)
  • Effective conflict resolution and facilitation skills
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Travel 5% of the time

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo