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Senior Transportation Analyst in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

We Provide Solutions to Help Healthcare Work. Better.

Are you ready to be a part of the Solution?

Established in 1882, Owens & Minor is a Fortune 300 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates in over 90 countries. We are a leading provider of healthcare solutions, ensuring that hospitals and healthcare providers are able to offer the best care to their patients through supply chain and point-of-care services.

We believe that our success starts with our teammates and we offer a variety of benefits.

  •  Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day
  • 401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Leads the development and delivery of Transportation network modeling; balancing cost, quality and service. Provides analytical support and guidance related to all Transportation modes; with focus on dedicated fleet financial models and reporting. Supports a team of transportation professionals in the effective and efficient execution of all daily transportation operations, with additional responsibility to continuously improve results in quality, service and cost performance.    Develops innovative solutions for long-term objectives for each area of the Transportation department.  Supports Transportation planning system enhancements to meet business growth and customer expectations for the future.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

1.       Develops transportation network models that minimize total cost to serve while maximizing network service levels.

2.       Develops and delivers the analysis of dedicated fleet, freight in/out (FTL, LTL and parcel) and expedite expenses in line with overall company goals.

3.       Facilitates and drives initiatives and processes that support a culture of continuous improvement. 

4.       Partners with cross-functional teammates to develop and realize improved freight results, including carrier performance and overall cost.

5.       Supports the operational execution of the Transportation network by developing and delivering analytics, metrics, and KPI's to support the continuous improvement of the Transportation network and expected financial performance.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  

1.      Performs additional duties as directed.



Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  

  •  Four-year undergraduate degree required, preferably in Logistics and Transportation
  •  At least 2-3 years of analytical or planner experience in logistics and/or transportation required


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with an in-depth understanding of transportation and logistics
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate complex issues and programs to all levels of the organization
  • Experience working with and/or implementing a transportation management system
  • Proven ability to analyze data and draw conclusions, making recommendations to senior leadership based on that analysis

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •   Ability to travel up to 5% - 10%

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