This position is responsible for all execution related to inventory and transportation activities in the US and Canada. The Logistics Analyst will support daily operations of the Supply Chain team through completion of scheduled and ad hoc tasks, working internally with Demand Planning, Customer Operations, Project Management and Finance teams, and externally with various logistics service providers.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Logistics Analyst, North America
Serve as primary operations contact for day-to-day activities with assigned external warehouses in the U.S. and Canada
Ensure on time deliveries of North America inbound containers, trucks, parcel, etc.
Manage timely communication of inbound delays to all necessary functional groups within Storck
Track and resolve issues related to inspection, holds, and detention of inbound containers
Coordinate with customs brokers to maintain table of import duty rates for all SKUs
Manage outbound customer deliveries for North America
File and resolve freight claims and conduct freight cost analysis
Coordinate out of network and expediting shipping requests as needed
Process key export forms needed for customs on exports, as needed
Process and track weekly/monthly invoices from various service providers as it related to transportation
Set-up invoices in SAP for freight and warehouse charges to be made through Central Accounting
Generate and distribute statistical information related to inventory availability and shipment details
Manage North American inventory movements and publish monthly snapshot reports
Maintain accuracy of inventory levels through automated and manual SAP postings of inbound inventory, adjustments due to overages/shortages/damages, returns, sample holds, customs examination holds, etc.
Proactively manage inventory variances and SAP inventory errors on a daily basis
Develop and maintain reconciliation of SAP & warehouse inventory values, coordinating with warehouses to perform cycle counts and review activity logs as variances are discovered while facilitating communication with key stakeholders
Support Supply Chain team as needed during physical inventory counts, annual expense budgeting, and various other projects
Collaborate with associates to improve efficiency, productivity and processes
Set-up invoices in SAP for warehousing and inventory expenses to be paid through Central Accounting
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Fulfill Storck Company Values; Belonging, Passion, and Growth
Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong analytical and data management skills through use of advanced Excel analysis functions as well as a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Pro-active and well-organized, capable of handling a variety of issues and assignments
Detail-oriented and has the ability to work independently and under pressure with time-sensitive tasks
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Problem solver, brings solutions where there are obstacles, versus just identifying obstacles
Approximately 5-10% travel required. A portion of this travel will take place outside of the U.S.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Logistics, Business or related area
Minimum two (2) to four (4) years’ experience within a logistics function, preferably with a CPG company
Experience working with third-party logistics providers and freight forwarders.
Certification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Warehousing and/or Transportation a plus
Experience with SAP software strongly preferred
Normal working conditions for an office environment.