The Senior Transportation Analyst will lead more complex analysis activities in projects in the transportation and supply chain areas for Dole Packaged Foods. The candidate will ensure all data of the inbound international shipments is properly reflected in the ERP system with accurate financial and operational information to provide tracking and impact at the product line level. The candidate will support domestic transportation in areas such as vendor procurement, service level metrics, and KPI development and review.
Analytical review of international transportation costs, including ocean freight, drayage, and assessorial charges to understand impact to the U.S. market P&L
Makes recommendations to management based on analysis
Manage the ocean carrier and drayman in execution and cost of service
Develop process improvements to improve efficiencies and/or reduce spend
Communicate with partners, suppliers, and brokers on opportunities for improvements in accuracy and other areas as needed
SAP responsibilities for international and domestic transportation including set up, rates, routing, tracking reporting, etc.
Process consolidated transmission file to bring international shipments into SAP
Provide analytical support for supply chain projects and senior management, as needed
Operationally support domestic freight peak shipping seasons, working directly with carriers and vendors
Assist in developing and monitoring improvements for meeting customer “on-time-in-full” requirements.
Collaborate with finance/accounting to resolve payment and reporting issues
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
5 years of experience in operations support; specifically, in transportation preferred
Proven analytical capabilities for gathering and reviewing large amounts of data; must understand the drivers of variance that will be complex with changes in mix, destination, source, carrier, and rate changes
Experience in Microsoft Office; Advanced Excel skills required
SAP (or other integrated ERP) experience strongly preferred
KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Strong analytical skills
Detail oriented and accurate
Flexible to changing priorities and processes
Good communication skills, written and verbal
Shows initiative, self-motivated
Works well in fast-paced environment with deadlines
Bachelor’s degree required
APICS or CSCMP preferred; related operations management courses helpful
Ability to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time; ability to answer phones, and utilize a variety of office equipment. Ability to lift a minimum of 15 lbs. and reach overhead.
Occasional travel may be required
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
Internal Number: 2018-1437
About Dole Packaged Foods
Dole Packaged Foods LLC, a subsidiary of Dole International Holdings, is a leader in sourcing, processing, distributing and marketing fruit products and healthy snacks throughout the world. Dole markets a full line of canned, jarred, cup, frozen and dried fruit products and is an innovator in new forms of packaging and processing fruit. For more information please visit www.dolesunshine.com.