Robert Half International Supply Chain Analyst in The Woodlands, Texas
Robert Half has a contract to full-time opportunity available for a Supply Chain Analyst. The Supply Chain must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the transportation or chemical industry and will work closely with the Purchasing Manager, Logistics Manager, and Financial Analyst. The hours are full-time Monday through Friday from 8:00-5:00 pm. The position is contract but could lead into a permanent opportunity for the right candidate offering a competitive salary and benefits package! Apply today for immediate consideration!
Responsibilities of the Supply Chain Analyst include:
Investigate rejections and main point of contact on alleviating rejection reasons by carrier
Creation of processes to have carriers invoice in a way to avoid rejections
Evaluate opportunities to streamline freight payment
Work with the Transportation Finance Analyst to alleviate and solve any issues with the freight pay system
Maintain metrics that show pay system performance and trends
Reconciliation of carrier statements
Freight analysis which would review and analyze actual versus forecasted freight costs
Flag over accruals, double payments, etc.
Work with commercial team to ensure that accurate freight charges are being passed on to customers
Accessorial analysis which would include review freight charges and ensure pass through invoicing to customers
Assist Director of Logistics in minimizing accessorial costs
Interface with transportation carriers and facilitates communications with sales and vendors
Analyzes trends and provide metrics that drive continuous improvement for transportation service
Ensure on time payments to rail carriers to avoid interest charges
Work with Purchasing Manager to ensure sulfur freight is properly captured and pass through on contracts
Manage Freight accrual process
Assist Director of Logistics in creating freight spend forecasts for $70M annual freight budget
Analyze cost trends and make some suggestions on cost reductions
Work with manufacturing site to minimize accessorial charges
Create and maintain data book of major freight rates to customers from plants and competitor plants
Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
Five years of Supply Chain experience
Experience in the chemical, petroleum, or petrochemical industry is preferred
Working knowledge of DOT guidelines
Working knowledge of Inventory Management
Working knowledge of TMS and Freight Pay Systems
SAP knowledge required
Advanced level of Excel
Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels of an organization
Accustomed to working independently in a fast-paced environment
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