22/06 Gijo Mathew
Managing Director at Global HR Solutions

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Senior Transportation Analyst - TMS - Global Logistics (4-15 yrs)

Chennai/Kerala/Cochin Job Code: 348323

Senior Transportation analyst(TMS)-Global logistics @Cochin/Chennai

Job Title : Senior Transportation Analyst - Greenville, SC

Mandatory Skills :

Ideal candidate will have experience in SAP Transportation Management System (TMS) 9.1 module

- Experience in Global logistics

- TMS experience in the areas of transportation management such as carrier rate management, transportation planning, transportation project management or logistics analysis. Exposure to various modes of transportation rate methodology highly desirable (such as parcel and LTL rating).

Corporate Overview :

- Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications.

- With 2015 revenues of $3.4 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia.

- Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, China, India, Mexico, South Korea, and countries in the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.

Position Overview :

- Perform data collection, research and analysis on various segments of transportation and logistics within Hubbell, as well as, the logistics industry as a whole.

- Core responsibility will be centered around supporting logistics data management as well as the development of organizational cost and service improvements by way of data management analysis and activity reports, which includes network analysis on shipping characteristics, customer historical and projected future activity, as well as variable changes with the network.

- This position requires a strong aptitude for working with data and must enjoy analyzing data, creating calculation formulas, developing data models utilizing sophisticated analytic tools and evaluating model results.

- This position requires a self managed and well organized person with a desire to develop new solutions and improve existing ones.

Principal Accountabilities :

- Maintaining systematic data warehouses on the Company's historical cost and service parameters.

- Gather data within the Company's data sources on the various transportation modes, cost segments, service levels, etc. and compile the information into useful summaries (tables, graphical charts and other visual tools, etc.).

- Provide supporting information regarding industry trends and using commonly used research methods and channels such as industry publications, government data resources, internal and vendor information, academic research studies, etc.

- Analyze data for opportunities for business process improvement or cost savings opportunities.

- Work with other analysts in the US and abroad to develop data management tools, compile information from the Company's internal systems, and to develop Company projects.

- Support the company's logistics group by producing reports (including graphs, summaries, etc.) that will be utilized by company and department executives for improvements.

- Cross train others and support others within the Company on functions tied to freight management such as freight payment, carrier rate management, logistics performance reporting, etc.

Major Responsibilities and Time Allocation :

- Responsibilities % OF TIME

- Work within the logistics department team to develop cost and service improvement projects, including enhancements to current activity and execution methodologies, as well as innovation opportunities such as network optimization design, development of new execution strategies, and engagement with TMS and other systems development : 35%

- Perform analysis of transportation data including routing compliance, improvement opportunities for ancillary charges, evaluation of on time performance and damage claim activity. Work with internal and external department partners in supporting the existing transactional activity and continually refine existing business practices : 35%

- Create scheduled and ad-hoc reporting for communication of opportunities to impact results send reports to departments and executives in the Company to improve operational execution and curb expense : 20%

- Provide backup support for other department positions, such as rate management in TMS, set reporting functions, etc. : 10%

Critical Analytical Capabilities :

- The candidate should possess very strong analytical capabilities

- Ability to execute outside-of-the box thinking is critical. Must work with great diligence on data changes such as evaluation of data quality, determining how to fix gaps in data or 'clean' data. Must be able to make good decisions on data concerns prior to going down the wrong path of execution and potentially burning many hours of work due to data or formula errors.

Knowledge & Skills Necessary :

- Working knowledge of the transportation industry including mode pricing methodology, carrier service networks, and logistics processes utilized within the industry. Very strong ability to take concepts and develop them into action plans. Must be very analytical and meet skills requirements.

Required Skills and Qualifications :

- MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; preferably with an Engineering Degree in Industrial Engineering / Bachelor's degree in Business or Economics

- TMS experience in the areas of transportation management such as carrier rate management, transportation planning, transportation project management or logistics analysis. Exposure to various modes of transportation rate methodology highly desirable (such as parcel and LTL rating).

- Experience in US logistics will be an added advantage

- Should be self Driven

- Should possess strong Project Management skills

Computer skills including :

- Advance skills in MS Excel 2007 or newer version in areas such as linking workbooks, creating external links, re-directing links, embedding objects filtering options, chart formatting options, and advanced use of formulas. Skill in use of Excel VBA (Visual Basic of Applications) programming highly desired with ability to use create Macros, utilize ActiveX Controls, develop commands and use message boxes, user forms, dialogue boxes, etc. that will automate and simplify tasks.

- Intermediate skills in MS Access 2007 or newer version including technical skills, planning and creating a database, saving and adding records, finding and replacing values in a table, setting field properties, creating expressions, creating reports, and printing reports.

- Intermediate skills in MS Word 2007 or newer version, such as using tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar

- Intermediate skills in MS Power Point 2007 or newer version such as working with templates, using multimedia objects and custom animations, adding interactions, and publishing completed presentations.

- Ideal candidate will have experience in SAP Transportation Management System (TMS) 9.1 module

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