Logistics Analyst I

Meijer Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 3/17/2023
Description As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community! Meijer Rewards Weekly pay Scheduling flexibility Paid parental leave Paid education assistance Care.com/back-up care assistance Team member discount Development programs for advancement and career growth Please review the job profile below and apply today! This position manages the logistics management business processes (i.e. procurement analysis, freight bill payment, shipment planning and execution) to ensure that internal customer requirements are met. This position handles analysis and tasks driving continuous cost and service improvements by recommending and implementing stated improvements. . What You'll be Doing: Independently manages through and develops solutions for operational failures of carrier, vendor, or warehouse related incidents in order to execute and deliver on time freight. Updates and enters operational data within the Transportation Management System (TMS). Develops solutions to transportation/logistics issues with internal and external vendors such as: carriers, forwarders, distribution facilities and merchandise. Ensure weekly and monthly KPI’s are met by proactively actioning any supply chain opportunities with appropriate business partners. Assists distribution facilities in the resolution of issues with delivery appointment scheduling, missing documentation, and carrier performance. Monitors metrics and monitors performance metrics with carriers and service providers. Identifies and performs continuous analysis around cost reduction and process improvement. Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within the area of responsibility. This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required. What You Bring with You (Qualifications): High School diploma with 1-2 yrs. of Supply Chain or Retail experience is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. This position may be entry-level for a college graduate without experience. Working knowledge of supply chain functions and product flow is critical Demonstrated problem solving and analytical ability through previous projects or experience Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Must possess strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) Must be detail-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills Self-motivated and rapid learner We opened our doors more than 85 years ago with the goal of helping people provide for themselves and their family. Today we’re a multi-billion dollar retailer with more than 70,000 employees across six states. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, plus manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and over 240 stores across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin. Meijer is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed to treating all persons with dignity and respect. Meijer's policy is to not discriminate because of any applicant or team member's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, age, physical or mental disability, uniformed service or veteran status, or any other lawfully-protected classification. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of your application, please click here to submit your request. Submissions that are not seeking help to complete the application due to a disability will not be responded to.
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