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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Transportation Analyst supports the supply chain business functions by preparing, analyzing, reporting from our transportation scorecards and data warehouse. Areas of support include transportation, inventory planning, distribution operations, sales & marketing, procurement and manufacturing

Key Responsibilities:
  • As a member of the Global Transportation Team, the Transportation Analyst is responsible for variance analysis for monthly service, quality, and spend goals and objectives.
  • Perform transportation network optimization studies.
  • Manage monthly scorecard reporting of transportation metrics for service, quality, and spend.
  • Generate cost benefit analysis for operations re-engineering projects.
  • Analyze shifts, spikes, and trends on transportation scorecards to generate cost savings initiatives. Utilize software applications (SQL Server, Access, Excel etc.) to develop department-wide tools for transportation reporting metrics.
  • Adapt and collaborate best practices with company divisions to achieve supply chain alignment and best practice methodology.
  • Execute quantitative analysis to solve problems, overcome constraints and measure the impact of project initiatives.
  • Perform Analytics and cost studies in support of carrier negotiations and rate proposals.
  • Support EDI shipment level detail from our suppliers to our data warehouses.
  • Reliably manage weekly/monthly reports for: service, bi-weekly updates, monthly business reviews, staff meetings, etc.
  • Collaborate with third party freight payment companies.
  • Prepare analysis on shipment level bills to ensure contract compliance on all carriers.
  • Development of new metrics to drive best practice methodology for cost, service and quality.
  • Generate budget analysis and monthly reporting of operational and financial metrics.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience in a multi-location distribution environment, concentrating in transportation optimization. (Strong internship or co-op experience also considered as experience).
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related discipline required (logistics, quantitative business analysis, management information systems, or related field of study) and a High School diploma or GED.
  • Excel, Access, SQL, Data warehouse, and Microsoft Power BI familiarity.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • PC, server and mainframe system familiarity.
  • Detailed-oriented with the ability to analyze / understand a large volume of data.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience in a high volume, multi-location distribution environment, concentrating in transportation optimization.
  • Participates in Practical Process Improvement (PPI).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to apply in communications with business partners, corporate divisions and business units.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently take ownership of initiatives and drive execution.
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing significant amounts of data and turning it into actionable information.
  • Sense of urgency and priority.
  • APICS certification.
  • Experience with Visio, MapPoint, CzarLite, Visual Basic, and Batchmark.
  • Advanced Excel techniques (pivot table, VBA Code, etc).
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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