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Sr. Logistics Analyst in Chicago, IL at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

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The jobholder develops the logistics strategy and manages the relationships between assigned 3rd party vendors/suppliers and Morton Salt. Ensuring that all KPIs, SLAs, and contractual obligations are met. Job holder will analyze, monitor and report on 3PL performance.  Work with cross-functional teams, Supply Planning, Customer Supply Chain, Operations, Sales and Finance to resolve service issues and identify opportunities to improve cost, efficiency and service to Morton Salt’s customers.
 

Responsibilities Primary contact managing the relationships with 3PL suppliers/vendors. Ensure contractual Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators are met.
Measure, manage and report on performance to established KPIs and budget.
Coordinate and Facilitate Quarterly Business Reviews and weekly site performance meetings.
Work with Quality on analysis and reporting for all quality issues.  Follow-through with appropriate functional areas on corrective actions.
Takes initiative to generate continuous improvement ideas on efficiency and to correct gaps with 3PL partners.
Assist with Logistics network changes including: transition activities, monitoring inventory and ability to be on-site to assist/train 3PL personnel.
Monitor and report on Logistics capacity to ensure optimal utilization of resources.  Work with Supply Planning and vendors to execute any special requests.
Participate in various company performance meetings, presenting results and supporting Logistics Manager & Director.
Assist with Logistics Execution activities.
Participate in or lead special projects as assigned

Qualifications Bachelor’s degree preferred, with preference towards Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or Operations Management or minimum 5 years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Warehousing, Transportation and/or Project Management.
Carrier, 3PL or Service Provider Management experience a plus.
Experience with SAP, Warehouse Management or Transportation Management systems, Business Warehouse or similar reporting packages, databases and analytical tools highly preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Exhibits confidence and ability to interact with various levels both internally & externally.
Able to work independently as well as across functional or matrix team structures.
Ability to influence and build consensus around proposed opportunities within and outside of Supply Chain (Warehousing, Transportation, Customer Supply Chain, Finance, Operations, etc.)
Strong analytical skills with high level of organization, follow through & accuracy. Ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Well-developed relationship-building, problem-solving, decision-making, negotiation, data extraction and analysis.
Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Strong track record for execution and follow through when managing critical deadlines.
 
Travel Required: Approximately 20% annually.
 

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