Exide Technologies

  • Transportation Analyst

    Job Locations US-GA-Milton
    Requisition ID
    2018-1821
    Category
    Supply Chain/Logistics
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    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

    EEO Statement

    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.

    About Exide

    Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 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 Network 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.

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