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Logistics Analyst

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Wyoming
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...Position Summary:Gordon Food Service is hiring a Logistic Analyst. This candidate will manage supply chain functions including, but not limited to, purchase orders, trucking, and delivery of domestic and international shipments. Responsible for inventory management, reporting, customer service and working with NA Imports and Commodities team to execute buys. Supports operations and collaborates with others across all areas of the business. Helps sustain customer experience, forecasting, inventory and global supply chain best practices. Serves as the first line of communication with suppliers to maintain awareness of delays and shortages and keep other members of the Imports and Commodities team updated as needed. Responsibilities:

  • Provides the most cost-effective, streamlined or least disruptive way to keep our customers in stock on items that we manage.
  • Develops and maintains good relations with vendors, carriers, internal and external customers. Collaborates with these parties to understand quality and/or service problems.
  • Learns about current market conditions, causal factors (weather, seasonality, etc.), and product availability to properly maintain inventory for our customers and communicates that information with other parties.
  • Create and Change system data to support the proper flow of transactions within ERP. This includes material, business partner, plant and dependencies.
  • Manages daily transactions as outlined by others including purchase orders (creation, confirmation, monitoring, late delivery resolution, expediting), shipping orders and delivery.
  • Assess and supports the execution of buying parameters including, but not limited to, lead time, safety stock, seasonal availability, inbound networks, Import paperwork, etc.
  • Develop and maintain accurate statistical forecast that incorporates market intelligence, enterprise strategy and item specific guidelines.
  • Responsible for monitoring and supporting department/desk KPIs.
  • Supports the execution of product inventory levels of perishable and non-perishable products utilizing parameters set by others.
  • Collaborates with others to alleviate issues on dead stock, damages, on hold or missing inventory.
  • Performs functions to support vendor scorecards, such as recording on time performance.
  • Interacts with appropriate parties including, but not limited to Marketing, Traffic, Logistics, Shipping and Receiving to ensure proper inventory flow to our customers.
  • Works directly with customers to resolve opportunities. (General inquiries, Expedited Orders, Returns & Product Issues, etc.).
  • Maintains a relationship with public storage facilities and addresses shortages and damaged product. Identifies best practices and continuous improvement.
  • Executes projects including, but not limited to, new items, vendor transitions, forward buys, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Ideal candidate will have:
    • Ability to work individually or in teams, interact with others across departments/roles, develop relationships, etc.
    • Ability to maintain knowledge of the product categories and suppliers to drive business decisions.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple diverse projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to problem solve and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.
    • Results oriented with strong determination to succeed.
    • Positive attitude with a commitment to learning and desire for personal and professional growth.
    • Knowledge of International import laws, government regulations and supply chain principles and techniques including methods for moving goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
    • Interpersonal and negotiation skillsExperience:
      • Minimum of two years previous Logistics or supply chain experience with analytical abilities and working knowledge of the supplier community and the food serviceLocation:
        • 1300 Gezon Pkwy, Wyoming MI 49509
        • Hybrid Schedule 3 days in office 2 days remote
        • Monday to Friday
        • 8 am to 5 pmAdherence to Hybrid Work Policy: Adherence to the company's hybrid work policy is an essential function of the Logistic Analystposition. The policy is subject to change, and employees will be required to adhere to those changes as a condition of their continued employment.BE PART OF AN AMAZING CULTURE WHERE WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Wyoming , Logistics Analyst, Professions , Wyoming, Michigan

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