Lead Analyst, Transportation in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

What you will do-
In this cross-divisional role, you will be responsible for maximizing the service, quality and cost efficiency of inbound and outbound transportation for the assigned sites. You will support divisional and modal logistics operations, provide financial and analytical support, and drive continuous improvement. You will also work with cross-functional teams and build strong relationships internally and externally.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary liaison with leaders at the assigned sites; represent their requirements in the Global Transportation strategy

  • Collaborate closely with carrier partners to drive performance and efficiency

  • Provide guidance and train business to make educated transportation decisions

  • Maintain, communicate and enforce policies and procedures for relevant processes and functions

  • Analyze internal and external customer requirements and other data to identify logistics opportunities and activities to improve cost, quality, service, and revenue

  • Communicate and present ideas, projects, and KPIs & metrics to the appropriate stakeholders in the organization

  • Provide oversight support to daily logistics activities for all internal teams

  • Must be able to generate projections and explain detailed financial performance

  • Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine issues of a moderate to diverse scope using independent judgment

  • Monitor shipments through the 4PL and resolve escalations and issues

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Statistics or related discipline required

  • 4+ years of related supply chain experience required

  • 2+ years of analytics experience required

  • Strong Microsoft office skills required, particularly in Excel

  • Power BI skills- preferred

  • Continuous improvement experience -preferred

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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