JVT Advisors

Transportation Planning Analyst

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Location: Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length: 6 months; Temp-to-Perm

Job Summary: The planning analyst plays a key role in creating the most cost-efficient delivery solutions by targeting high levels of service and lowering transportation costs. They will use a mix of their supply chain knowledge, transportation management system experience and communication skills to implement process improvement initiatives and systemic solutions to drive continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan the store’s deliveries using the company’s Transportation Management Systems
  • Build in-depth working knowledge of the company’s Transportation Management Systems so that you can test and implement new configuration and parameters that drive efficiencies
  • Support testing and deployment of outbound transportation systems, configuration, and data changes
  • Partner with field and corporate teams to ensure high levels of store service and cost-effective transportation solutions
  • Support outbound transportation projects and initiatives as assigned or directed
  • Partner with Regional Transportation Managers, Carrier Management to ensure high levels of operational performance from our carriers and providers

Requirements:

  • Looking for candidates for who have weekend availability and are quick learners
  • Data driven and analytical mindset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word / Excel
  • Prior supply chain experience preferred

Rob Wallace

Technical Recruiter

Rob works on the Contract team. His goal as a recruiter is to continue to establish long-term professional and personal relationships with top-performing HR professionals throughout the Greater Boston area.

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