The Transportation Analyst (TA) assists the transportation managers develop and manage reports to improve transportation operations. The transportation analyst will report on key metrics and use statistical information to highlight issues or anomalies. Using their data analysis skills, the TA will identify potential data integrity problems and work with the corresponding groups (i.e. IT) to resolve. This position reports to the Transportation Systems and Analysis Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide subject-matter expertise on all systems used to support transportation (COGNOS /MS SQL adhoc queries and performance dashboards).
Manage IT-related projects from a business perspective.
Create standardized transportation metric reports
Track performance against established metrics
Build business case and justification for IT projects
Ensure project schedules are accurately managed and the IT department is meeting business needs.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and ACCESS is required
4-year college degree or equivalent years of related experience
2-3 years of related work experience with logistics background preferred.
Data mining using MS SQL is a must
Experience with statistical analysis tools a plus
COGNOS and or Business Warehouse (SAP BM) preferred
Highly detail oriented and solid analytical skills required
Knowledge and experience with Transportation Management Systems, Oracle, and SAP preferred
Strong communication skills required (verbal and written)
Must be self-motivated, organized, and have strong sense of urgency and “take charge” initiative