DSV UK

Supply Chain Analyst, Lead Logistics US – Highland Heights – USA

Job Overview

If you are a current DSV employee and interested in a position in another country, please contact your manager and Human Resources representative to discuss the process and requirements of applying.

Supply Chain Innovation

Forward Your Career with DSV! Looking to join a successful, growing, global company? In a changing world, logistics is essential. Businesses large and small rely on DSV to deliver goods worldwide. What makes DSV so unique is our team. We are a people’s business focused on drive, ambition, and teamwork. If you want an opportunity to excel at all levels, join our winning team!

SUMMARY

The Supply Chain Analyst is an integral part of the DSV Lead Logistics team and is responsible for supporting inbound and outbound transportation operations throughout the accounts Value Chain. Responsibilities include metric generation, network analysis, and project management for the account. This is a service-oriented role, designed to increase the control of the Value Chain.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accepts accountability for client transportation functions on international import operations.
  • Reports on project progress and manages customer expectations.
  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements, or internal efficiency opportunities, and leads the implementation.
  • Identifies and quantifies cost savings opportunities and leads the implementations.
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Manages complex organizational issues involving customer’s various functional areas and assists in identifying mode optimization opportunities.
  • Develops and maintains tools used to quantify a project’s impact on costs.
  • Coordinates with customs brokers and ensuring the timely filing for Customs Clearance and necessary regulatory requirements as needed.
  • Ensure all documentation, regulations, and physical movement of goods is proceeding according to schedule.
  • Generates weekly, monthly, and quarterly performance metrics:
  • Identifying and providing analysis of metric trends
  • Initiating action plans to address negative and positive trends.
  • Develops a strong knowledge of the customer’s supply chain, and cost drivers in the network.
  • Presents and defends findings and analysis to the customer.
  • Supports building freight forwarder relationships at the local level.
  • Assists in facilitating quarterly reviews.
  • Supports Carrier Services activities.
    • Contracting
    • Forwarder rate negotiations
  • Supports Freight Payment and Operations groups.
  • Assists in resolving invoicing issues.
  • Drives standardization in invoicing.
  • Assists in GL coding.
  • Supports warehousing operations with freight forwarders as needed.
  • Assists in training and improving team member’s analytical skills.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Supports warehousing operations with carriers as needed.
  • Assists in training and improving team member’s analytical skills.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience
  • College degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field, or experience in lieu of education.
  • A minimum of 3 years of international import/export freight forwarding experience.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Computer Skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Solid analytical experience in Excel required
Language Skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal)
Mathematical Skills
  • Position requires strong mathematical skills for project development
Other Skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and management capability—a mentor.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems.
  • Strong organizational, project management and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage conflicting needs.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously – while meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong knowledge of International shipping regulations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Computer Skills
  • Experience in Oracle or SAP preferred
  • Experience with transportation management software a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

OTHER INFORMATION

Ability to travel as needed.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, colour, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

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