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Transportation Analyst - Remote Possible

Company: USG Corporation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency.We're big enough that our professionals have the resources to make a difference, yet small enough that you're not just a number. You'll work on key initiatives and build strong relationships across the company that will position USG for growth into the future.USG offers work-life balance, specialist and general/managerial career paths, promotion from within, exceptional benefits, and incredible long-term career opportunities for the right professional. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us. Join us.Job SummaryThe Transportation Analyst is an entry level position responsible for supporting the Alternative Mode and Truckload Transportation teams in daily transportation activities. - This position is for an individual willing to learn all aspects of USG/CGC's complex and strategic transportation network with the goal to take on increased responsibilities and future assignments including full accountability for a specific mode(s). The Transportation Analyst will report to the Senior Manager, Transportation Operations.Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Implement and support USG Alternative Mode and Truck Transportation initiatives to standardize processes, improve service levels, reduce costs, and drive improved alignment with USG, carriers, and vendors
  • Provide back-up coverage and overall support for all team members to ensure proper SLA's are provided to internal and external customers
  • Organize freight rates, fuel surcharges, carrier profiles, freight claims, carrier data, carrier metrics on a regular and consistent basis
  • Support the negotiation of carrier freight rates for new and emergency loads and ensure process is followed through to completion including scorecard and other KPI's
  • Troubleshoot carrier, Transplace, Oracle Order Management, Oracle, and CMS issues, as well as developing and implementing a fix or process improvement to correct the issue while engaging the entire Transportation team
  • Lead the effort for all transportation modes in resolving CASS(freight payables) audits, freight complaints, freight claims, unallocated freight, and all transportation related administration duties
  • Support Transportation team with communication plans to Customer Service, Carriers, Manufacturing, Warehouses, and Suppliers in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Prioritize day to day activities with emergency requests to ensure all work is completed in a timely mannerJob Requirements:Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree (Transportation, Supply Chain, Procurement, or Business)
    • Lean Six Sigma and or Lean Management experience preferredYears of Experience
      • 2-5 years relevant transportation and logistics experience or supply chain experience a plusRequired Skills
        • Willingness to learn all aspects of Transportation
        • Must be agile and be able to "think out of the box"
        • Capable of building strong cross-functional relationships and understanding needs of internal customers
        • Strong analytical and fact-based decision-making approach
        • Highly motivated and results oriented, always looking for continuous improvements
        • Effective communications skills with internal and external customers
        • Ability to go beyond this role to a larger role within the organization
        • Self-confident and team-oriented
        • The ability to identify and analyze problems, set priorities, and to recommend creative solutions
        • The ability to negotiate successfully with a diverse group of business persons both internal and external to the company
        • Willingness to travel as necessaryEOE including disability/veteran#FN

Keywords: USG Corporation, Chicago , Transportation Analyst - Remote Possible, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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