Global Logistics Analyst

American Tire Distributors

Huntersville, NC, USA

Full time

Global Transportation/Logistics

Nov 20

Full Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies.

Position Description:

This position will be responsible for the overall inbound logistics operations and analysis, and will work directly with carriers to move freight in the most economic and efficient way possible. The role will include the processing and development of key reports, and the tracking of data that will drive compliant financial protocols.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal supply chain partners on purchasing levels that tie to production estimates and shipment timelines. Utilize data to highlight early impacts to the successful flow of product.
  • Perform continuous improvement of processes and documentation relating to purchasing/logistics procedures and controls.
  • Responsible for forecasting, tracking, and analyzing all inbound shipments - will work directly with carriers and 3PL providers thru a system of tools. Concise reporting will be a primary communication method amongst several teams within the supply chain organization.
  • Partner with all warehouse teams to improve workflow efficiency and improve material handling
  • Assist in monitoring inbound capacity concerns
  • Facilitate dwell times goals, report KPI
  • Must be able to communicate other impactful scenarios that affect overall efficiencies and costs negatively.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all inbound freight issues - including origin capacity, DC delivery issues, MWH forecasting and accuracy, etc.
  • Review and evaluate vendor invoices for accuracy and completeness thru our partners for freight pay and audit. Also, will be tasked with monitoring terms and aging thru AP reporting methods.
  • Assist in developing strategic business initiatives as ATDNTD leverages volumes to drive competitive advantage.
  • Will engage with overseas teams and suppliers on booking process, volumes, and KPI’s
  • Accountable to uphold carrier arrangements as negotiated during annual RFP’s

Key Partners (Positions):

  • MWH General Manager and Logistics coordinators in all
  • Key Contacts: All Logistics Service Providers (LSP’s) and their foreign or domestic personnel, Hercules China based teams, Overseas suppliers contacts, Warehouse Managers or Supervisors, Drivers, Customer Service Representatives and Administrative Staff.
  • Needs to be able to partner with all positions across the Company, including but not limited to Transportation, Operations, Procurement, Finance, HR, IT, Safety, etc.

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
  • Possess knowledge of logistics terminology
  • Must possess the ability to understand the nuances of global trade activities
  • Proven ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management
  • Superior quantitative analytics, problem solving and troubleshooting skills; Advanced Excel skills involving data manipulation.
  • Solid organization and time/project management skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Key Competencies:

  • Knowledge of materials, warehouse processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective distribution of goods.
  • Considering the benefits, relative costs, and potential consequences of decisions to choose the best course of action for the immediate and long term.
  • The ability to listen well, and communicate clearly, accurately, and concisely. The ability to adjust communication style to different audiences.
  • The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events) and the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce effective solutions.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Capacity to master other Company tools such as Oracle Discoverer and WMS, Road Net, etc.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems, building mutual trust and respect, encouraging cooperation, and inspiring outstanding performance among team members.
  • Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required: Occasional travel as required throughout training. Occasional travel to the Field Support Center and other destinations will occur.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person. All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the Company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Shift Type:

Job ID: R23046

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