The logistics analyst is responsible for overall logistics operations analysis:
Will identify logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings to ensure expectations are met. Collaborate with associates to improve efficiency, productivity and processes.
Evaluate existing capabilities and establish new systems and processes for the tracking, measurement, reporting, and analysis
Providing reports to management; inventory, forecast.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Identify and define business problems in logistics
Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management and transportation
Communicate with service providers, such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, customs brokers, or trucking companies
Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, procurement, back orders, or delivery processes and provide advice on the managerial methods used as well as organization of an establishment • Track product flow from origin to final delivery
Communicate with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency and effectiveness policies and programs, and minimize cost
Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict, or control logistics operations or processes, such as data mining, data modeling, or cost or benefit analysis.
Recommend improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, human resources, records management and communications
Make recommendations to upper management through research, case studies, presentations or written reports
Drive initiatives from beginning through to end ensuring successful implementation of changes
Prepare reports on logistics performance measures
Develop business rules or standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes
Conduct quality audits
Degree in engineering, logistics/SCM, business administration preferred
2 + experience in a similar or an account management role
Broad experience with statistical forecasting and exception based planning
Advanced knowledge and experience with SAP based systems (APO and R3)
Knowledge and understanding of demand planning and inventory management concept – APICS CPIM certification is preferred
Advanced Excel knowledge and high analytical and numerical skills
Influencing and persuasive
Ability to challenge factually and work under pressure.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work to deadlines
Planning and project management skills a must
Why should you join Philips?
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