US Foods Senior Logistics Analyst (National Accounts) (FG) in Rosemont, Illinois
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The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and preferably have some experience in supply chain, logistics, data analytics, or foodservice.
This role will be responsible for the collection, review and analysis of logistics data to assist in maximizing supply chain efficiency through the effective modeling and design of inbound transportation routes specific to National Accounts. The role will develop logistics lane analysis, provide transportation conversion solutions, and assist in the implementation and reporting of freight performance across the supply chain. The candidate will work closely with National Accounts Sales as well as Regional Operations Teams.
While analytics, reporting and contract freight review are the greater part of the role, the National Accounts Logistics Sr. Analyst will be expected to assist with all department responsibilities. There will be opportunities to work on National Account related freight RFPs, present directly to Sales Directors and Concepts on services and assist in long term department initiatives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Logistics Strategy Analyst will be expected to own and drive individual project efforts with minimal guidance from senior team members. In some cases, the Senior Logistics Strategy Analyst will be expected to provide mentoring and guidance to Logistics Strategy Analysts. Specific role responsibilities for the Senior Logistics Strategy Analysts include:
Drive supply chain cost improvement and performance of inbound logistics through daily data analysis of relevant freight and vendor data
Provide creative and insightful lane recommendations and options to stakeholders based on data analysis and optimization.
Provide Concept/Lane driven freight audits upon request to identify variance from contracts and determine optimization improvements.
Leverage transportation optimization to engineer optimal inbound route for USF locations and dedicated 3rd party hubs.
Model lane solutions supporting net freight income targets and service level improvements for the inbound supply chain.
Serve as subject matter expert regarding process and procedures for reviewing and approving optimal route opportunities, logistics systems and work flows as it relates to freight conversion
Utilize financial, logistical and procurement databases/systems to assist in for the development, analysis and modeling for load related supply chain efficiency improvements.
Manage communications with field or other internal / external stakeholders under limited guidance of senior team members
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Required Qualifications :
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access)
Able to translate data insights from large datasets into specific optimization / improvement actions
Effective communication teaming skills; capable of developing alignment across Logistics functions and other departments
Preferred Qualifications :
- Prior experience with logistics management applications (e.g. Llamasoft, TMS, Arrowstream)
- 1-2 years of experience with progressive experience in a highly data-drive / analytical type role
Undergraduate major in supply chain, operations, statistics, business, or a data-related field
Prior work experience in supply chain, logistics, data analytics, or foodservice
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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.
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