Sr. Analyst, Transportation in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We’re looking for an Sr. Transportation Analyst in Marysville, OH!

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and seasonal manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Sr. Transportation Analyst for Scotts Miracle-Gro.  On a day-to-day basis you will perform logistics analysis and studies to identify operational efficiencies, trade-offs and improvement opportunities in order to help tactical and strategic decision making. 

In this role you will:

  • Provide analytical support to transportation strategy and planning initiatives.

  • Provide support for preparation and analysis of logistics metrics.

  • Perform ad hoc logistics analysis and studies to identify operational efficiencies, trade-offs and improvement opportunities in order to help tactical and strategic decision making.

  • Maintain and provide logistics analysis tools, systems and benchmarks by remaining up to date on alternative analytical methods.

  • Determine strategies to reduce freight costs, utilizing optimization and process management.

  • Assist in the training, data maintenance and support of TMS tool.

  • Support collaborative efforts with Scotts Supply Chain team and external partners by remaining by driving overall department and corporate goals.

  • Collaborate with manufacturing plants, field warehouse locations and carriers to support continuous improvement efforts.

  • Research industry and trends that impact the transportation spend and recommend strategies to minimize impact

  • Manage carrier relationships and performance to meet our customer needs.

  • Key contact for carriers for rates, compliance and payment issues.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics or other relevant degree.  

  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in logistics operations (transportation and/or warehousing), preferably in a consumer products environment.

  • Must have advanced analytical experience with Excel.  Desire experience with SAP, Tableau (or similar analytic tool) and databases.  

  • Requires a working knowledge of supply chain processes, logistics and distribution and creative problem solving skills to apply that knowledge operationally to a highly season CPG company.

  • 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. 

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

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

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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.