Business Analyst in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is recruiting for a Logistics Business Analyst for a fast growing organization located in Greensboro.  


Summary:


Provide meaningful analytics and recommendations to customer's account management, with a focus on continuous improvement, freight cost and service optimization. This individual will participate actively with the customer's Transportation Team to generate analysis ideas. They will also utilize their business knowledge to independently determine value-add areas to consider adding focus.


  • Develop complex analysis supported through business intelligence capabilities 

  • Develop and manage weekly metrics by business unit and deliver the metrics weekly via conference calls 

  • Manage ongoing action logs and associated follow up requirements 

  • Serve as primary analytical consultant as requested.

  • Perform freight cost, service and carrier management studies,

  • Work with engineering and operations team to generate freight market benchmarking and determine meaningful KPIs for account

  • Work closely with operations teams to develop opportunities for continuous improvement

  • Communicate with customers to gather system constraints and requirements.

  • Work with engineering to build applications that utilize optimization tools.

  • Conduct consulting projects, as requested

  • Develop methods of measuring and reporting operational effectiveness


Job Requirements

Qualifications:


  • 5+ years of experience in freight management and analysis at either a shipper, 3PL, or carrier 

  • Bachelor's in Business, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or other related field

  • Must be able to travel up to 15% 

  • Advanced user in MS Office to include MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word

  • Ability to conduct and validate advanced analytics 

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written 

  • Ability to present analysis and recommendations to target audience which will include operation teams and senior management 

  • Knowledge and experience working with TMS systems is required