Sr. Analyst, Transportation Optimization in Columbus, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty?  If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family… the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We’re looking for a Sr. Analyst, Horizontal Transportation Integration in Marysville, OH!

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and seasonal manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Sr. Analyst, Transportation for Scotts Miracle-Gro.  On a day-to-day basis you will perform logistics analysis and studies to identify operational inefficiencies, and make recommendations on ways to drive out cost and time from the Supply Chain.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct analysis to identify savings opportunities across Scotts Miracle-Gro and use technology to develop new partnerships.
  • Provide analytical support to longer term logistics strategy, logistics planning, operational and financial initiatives.
  • Develop comprehensive reporting to validate cost savings and drive performance for Transportation
  • Maintain and provide logistics analysis tools, systems and benchmarks by remaining up to date on alternative analytical methods.
  • Travel to field warehouse locations and carrier review meetings to support continuous improvement efforts.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics or other relevant degree.  
  • Experience working with Digital Transportation platforms (e.g Lane Hub, Convoy, Transfix)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in transportation or logistics, preferably in a consumer products environment.
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to leverage data to drives insights that lead to results for the organization
  • Excellent project management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel as needed, less than 10%.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous vacation day policy.
  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.