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Logistics Analyst at G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc.

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Columbus, Ohio

Job Description:

We’re more than sales and service; we are strategic innovators.  Our logistics team professionals are creative masterminds, forward thinkers, and problem solvers. They collaboratively partner with the business helping to drive efficiencies.
The Logistics Analyst, under the direction of the Delivery Logistics Supervisor and the Sales Operations Manager, ensures that the departmental and organizational strategic objectives are achieved through operational analysis, tactical projects, daily routing maintenance and enhancement of logistic software systems.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Works daily with the Logistics Software systems including but not limited to:  Omnitracs-RTS, SQL Database, Microsoft Power BI, VIP, Pivot Tables, SharePoint, & GreenMile

  • Assigns appropriate drivers, equipment and regions to delivery routes in the routing system to ensure optimal routing.  

  • Enters routing information into routing system to create delivery routes that meet customer needs and fleet capabilities while maximizing customer service and minimizing delivery costs.  

  • Assists drivers, managers and other employees regarding procedures, order parameters, expectations, and software technical support.  

  • Conducts regular communication sessions with Routing Coordinators and/or Territory Delivery Managers to facilitate operational knowledge and process improvement

  • Manages and maintains routing and ordering systems; ensures functionality and reliability of Logistics software systems.

  • Analyzes existing Delivery, Sales, & Merchandiser routes and determines future plans to increase efficiency and meet customer needs.  

  • Responsible for defined periodic reviews and outcomes implementation for delivery territories and sales territories leveraging Omnitracs, VIP, and associated software systems and data.

  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and enhancing procedural documentation of operational processes.

  • Maintains and ensures data integrity standards of Omnitracs and VIP software systems

  • Creates Microsoft Power BI analytics for analysis to enhance operational standards pertaining to:  Omnitracs,  Delivery, Sales, and Merchandising standards, and mobile platform data

  • Lead or Co-lead primary change management initiatives

  • Builds functional relationships with the G & J Pepsi software publisher vendors to maximize and leverage the support & maintenance contracts.

Position may be located in Columbus OH, Hamilton OH, or Lexington KY.

Job Requirements:
Education:        Required: Bachelor's degree:  Distribution Management, Supply Chain management, or Logistics management, OR Supply Chain Industry Certification:  Level 1 CSCMP Certification. Preferred: Industry Certifications:  Supply Chain or Logistics certifications, Lean 6-Sigma or Agile Certifications
Experience:       1-3 years of front-end software management experience in a distribution or DSD           environment  and/or  academic studies pertaining to logistics management and logistics analysis.
Computer Skills: 
Preferred: Omnitracs - Roadnet Transportation Suite,   Omnitracs - Roadnet Anywhere       Platform, VIP. SQL & Access Experience. Required: Dynamic Routing / Logistics Software systems,  Cloud Software Systems  and/or  academic studies pertaining to logistics management and logistics analysis.
Certifications & Licenses:          Valid Driver’s License; employee must be insurable to operate a vehicle, as a condition of initial and continued employment.
Other Requirements:    Presenting operational information or research to executive level management.                                                     
Conducting educational training sessions. Database systems management and reporting. Systems and process analysis.                                 
Knowledge of the beverage industry and beverage market sales practices. 
Provides high quality Internal customer service. Has the ability to work quickly, independently and efficiently in a busy and pressurized environment.  Comfortable with multi-tasking without compromising data or work quality. Places a priority on meeting deadlines. Communicate effectively with other employees and develop good working relationships centered on "Speed of Trust" principles. Adapts to change and a changing work environment.         
Exhibits knowledge and proficiency with computer hardware and software.                                                             
Is detail oriented, has strong problem solving skills and exhibits strong comprehension, writing, and communication skills.                                      
Position can require other functions, skills and abilities as technology, software as the industry evolves.
G&J Pepsi provides benefits-eligible employees with a comprehensive benefits and perks package that goes well beyond the number you see in your paycheck. From sponsored medical and income protection coverage to a generous retirement plan and great entertainment and retail discounts, G&J believes in rewarding its hard-working employees for their contributions toward the company’s success.
Diversity has power. It’s an investment in our present and our future. That’s why we celebrate and respect the rich culture and differences of our employees, customers, business partners, and communities we serve.
At G&J Pepsi, employment decisions are made without regard to: race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.