Cranbury, NJ, New Jersey
Supply Chain
Full - Time
28-Jul-2022

Transportation Analyst

Job Description


Job Title: Analyst – Transportation Process Control

Department:   Corporate Supply Chain – Transportation

Reports to: Manager, Transportation Process Control

Location:  Cranbury, NJ

Position Overview: Supporting the Transportation functional team, internal and external customers the transportation analyst is the process owner for service, volumetric and project analytics related to the physical flow of L’Oréal products. Analytics will include end-to-end costing alternatives, customer, carrier, vendor and plant performance measurements and the production of comprehensive reporting and insights. Responsible for data and cost controls across a complex and dynamic network.  Reports to the manager of Transportation Process Control.

Key Responsibilities:

Analytics and Controllership:

  • Work with key internal and external stakeholders to improve GL coding accuracy, activity match percentages, invoice audit match percentages, and optimize recurring financial and operational tasks.
  • Support business requirements gathering and evaluation for carrier and provider network
  • Conduct analytics that support controllership functions related to freight payment
  • Leverage business information and analytics to drive efficiencies, optimizations, and solutions
  • Report against key metrics supporting controllership, audit, and freight payment.

Reporting:

  • 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

Work Experience &/or Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain/Logistics preferred.
  • 1 – 3 yrs experience and knowledge of transportation, distribution and broader supply chain concepts
  • Prior experience in a customer service environment and demonstrated experiences
  • Experience in retail / CPG transportation or with a carrier preferred.
  • Prior multi-site operations experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical competency and understanding of general transportation related processes
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external partners.
  • 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
  • Strong Excel and MS office skills, data visualization competency preferred
  • Microsoft Office applications and analytics required.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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