Exide Technologies Logistics and Transportation Analyst in Milton, Georgia
Exide Technologies is seeking a supply chain professional to support the planning and execution of its inbound, intercompany, & customer freight activity. This position will drive value by optimizing transportation and distribution cost. The ideal candidate will use sound economic thinking and have a strong customer( internal & external ) focus.
Leverages the Transportation Management System (TMS) and associated routing guide as tools to balance cost and service.
Coordinates with carriers to ensure on-time delivery by tracking trucks for pick-up, estimating times of arrival and delivery, and recovering loads when necessary
Actively search for ways to further decrease transportation cost through consolidation, equipment utilization, & mode optimization.
Utilizes advanced analytics to support recommendations on efficiency and/or corrective solutions.
Work with Customer Service, Supplier/Vendor Mgmt, DC/Branch Operations and the carriers to ensure effective communication throughout the delivery cycle.
Perform ad hoc analysis around service model strategy and/or network design as needed.
Provide root cause analysis on vital metrics(KPI) trends in areas such as service and cost.
Lead transportation projects that drive value for the business.
Education, Experience, Certifications :
Bachelor's degree a related field(Logistics & Transportation, Supply Chain, etc) from four-year College or university; 5-7 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Competencies, Skills, Knowledge :
Must have TMS experience (LeanLogistics/BluJay preferred)
Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with teams inside and outside of transportation
Takes initiative and has an innovative approach to operational management
Ablity to lead and sell change within an organization
Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of JDE (Oracle) desired
Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Exide Technologies () is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 129 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.
Requisition ID 2017-1529
Category Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type Regular Full-Time