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Sr. Analyst, Inbound Transportation Logistics

Date Posted: 2/19/2024

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Job Description

We are looking for Senior Logistics Analyst - Inbound Transportation to oversees data processing for freight costs in the Logistics department for a Supply and Distribution Firm, utilizing Access databases and analyzing shipment history. Responsibilities include reporting on international and domestic transportation expenses, maintaining transportation expenses through web reporting, and serving as a subject matter expert on Access database processes. The role also involves participating in special projects related to cost studies as required by management.

· Location: Fountain Valley, CA (Hybrid)

· Payrate: $35-$42 DOE

· Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

· Requirement: MS Office Suite Assessment. Proficiency in Access | SQL and QMF


· Download and analyze data: Retrieve and analyze Access and Amos data warehouse data for projects and management reporting.

· Monthly cost analysis: Administer the monthly cost analysis for management review. Provide ad hoc reports and cost studies as needed.

· RFP bid processes: Administer Carrier RFP bid processes and routing management summaries. Recommend carriers/vendors based on service/cost comparisons.

· Database management: Create and maintain new and existing Access databases for HMA and KMA data.

Key Performance Indicators:

· Maintain and create transportation databases and analyze all inbound and outbound freight expenses.

· Audit 3rd party freight payment data for accuracy.

· Update funding documents from the freight payment service website to internal Access databases for HMA and KMA data.

· Provide weekly/monthly summaries of freight costs versus sales for review.

· Advise the freight auditor of weekly files for potential cost savings.

· Administer weekly/monthly freight payment reporting, including accruals.

· Run and distribute monthly Dealer reports.

· Act as a subject matter expert for Carlisle, pulling and analyzing data as required.

· Run Amos data warehouse queries for reporting and special projects.

· Run cost estimate simulations based on sales and purchase projections, assisting in Business Planning.

· Administer the carrier or vendor RFP process, providing management with cost analysis, transit times, and other related RFP data.

· Recommend carriers/vendors based on service/cost comparisons.

· Work with the Systems Department to improve internal data processes.

· Act as a department subject matter expert for MCloud and new systems designs/implementation.


· Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

· Experience: Minimum of 5 years in logistics activities, 2 years in analysis, preferably within the automotive industry. Strong working knowledge of SQL and QMF.

· Skills: Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and MS Access, including the ability to create and maintain databases.

· Analytical skills: Strong analytical skills.

· Data management: Previous experience with importing data files and strong data processing capabilities.

· Communication: Strong oral and written communication skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Temp-to-Hire
  • Location:Fountain Valley, CA
  • Job Type:Automotive
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:4 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:2/19/2024
  • Contact: Karen Maag (714) 587-3281
  • Pay Range: $35.00 - $42.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -012024-355951