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Senior Logistics Analyst at XPO Logistics, Inc. in Lisle, Illinois

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. We’re always looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Logistics Analyst, you will be responsible for developing actionable analyses to improve the productivity and efficiency of our operations. If you’re looking for a new challenge with a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to build your career with XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Prepare operational analyses of services, projects or general business actions

  • Maintain databases, extract information and develop metrics and scorecards to measure and improve overall performance

  • Analyze operations, including performance and productivity data, error rates and root causes

  • Monitor and analyze reports to identify operational issues throughout departments

  • Utilize systems and software to develop and maintain reporting tools to support business decisions

  • Create related reports, graphs, charts, presentations and other documents to support analysis

  • Collect and analyze data for modeling, network optimization and/or supply chain redesign purposes

  • Develop and deliver productivity savings and engineered solutions analytics for the account

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain or related field

  • 3 years of experience in comprehensive supply chain or logistics

  • Expertise in preparing, importing and manipulating information in spreadsheets, databases and presentations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to extract system data from SAP and utilize Excel/Access to develop reports; expert-level Excel skills, including macros

  • Experience with converting raw data into usable formats

  • Support experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), order management applications and database systems

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time

  • Strong problem-solving techniques, statistical analysis skills and the ability to create queries; solid data mining and development skills

  • Ability to create solutions-based reports to improve operational efficiency and customer satisfaction

  • Fundamental comprehension of warehouse operations and supply chain structure

  • Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and time management skills

Be part of something big. #LI-RL1

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.