FREIGHT ANALYST COORDINATOR WEST MIDLANDS

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Location
WEST MIDLANDS
Salary
Neg depending on experience
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Job Type
Permanent

              The freight analyst will be responsible for

The inbound supply chain from manufacturer to delivery location

Managing the relationship(s) with nominated freight providers ensuring that the most efficient and effective approach is adopted bringing a positive impact to cost and operations.  You must have a tenacious personality, quick thinking and problem solving in a calm professional manner. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to join a fast moving successful company with future career prospects. 

RESPONSIBLITIES :

In conjunction with the Stock Management Team, management of all companies  raw materials and inbound finished product freight

Track and report on the progress of ongoing freight

Direct management of all freight providers

Regular benchmarking of; freight rates (and all on costs), additional service offerings/opportunities and carbon footprint reduction

Creation, management and analysis of a freight capacity maximization methodology and tool

Analysing and maintaining cost transparency on freight from manufacturer(s) to delivery location(s)

Conduct monthly freight provider KPI reviews and management of any CAs

Identifying potential cost reduction(s) and generation of action plans for implementation

Challenge freight provider(s) to identify efficiencies and action plans for implementation  

 

Ensure the system reflects accurate delivery information.

Problem invoice resolution.

Highlight any exceptions/problems to the relevant Supply Chain Analyst/Stock Manager.

Freight cost variance against budget.

Freight lead time(s) against forecast.

Timely receipt of raw materials in line with relevant factory production schedule.

Timely receipt of finished product(s) in line with customer requirements.

Cost saving initiatives.

Accuracy/timely receipt of documentation.

Accuracy of relevant system information.

Time to resolve invoice discrepancies.

You MUST be....

Self-motivated and performance driven.

Excellent level of IT knowledge especially Excel.

Excellent level of mathematical ability.

Excellent communication skills.

If this is you and you have a proven track record in similar role , don't delay , send your Cv  with current salary TODAY !!  Thank you .