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Logistics Analyst

Date: Feb 21, 2021

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Logistics Analyst will support adequate warehouse capacity, third party warehouse performance, warehouse cost analysis, and overall efficiency and improvement opportunities across the GLC warehouse network.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the justification, selection, and performance oversight of third party warehouse relationships. 
  • Work with demand planning and Supply Chain analytics to assure the GLC warehouses have ample warehouse capacity to support manufacturing and distribution requirements.
  • Support warehouse operational issue resolution through cross functional collaboration. 
  • Support and lead projects supporting internal warehouse improvements. 
  • Support and lead projects supporting warehouse transitions (start-ups and exits). 
  • Provide monthly updates and root cause analysis on warehouse cost performance for the network. 
  • Maintain and report on warehouse performance, safety and efficiency metrics. 
  • Support warehouse construction and expansion projects by supporting analytical work on facility sizing, layout, equipment needs and staffing. 
  • Work with IT to develop reports and data gathering methods to measure warehouse productivity and effectiveness.  
  • Travel up to 10%. 
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. 
  • Minimum of 2 years warehouse or warehouse analytical experience.
  • Familiar with Supply Chain and Logistics processes. 
  • Strong math aptitude and quantitative problem solving approach.  
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite ability including: Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship. 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or a related field. 
  • Business reporting/data gathering software experience. 
  • Quantitative Excel modeling experience. 
  • Project management skills and experience.
  • SAP experience.
  • Ability to frame opportunities in a clear, concise and logical manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot, problem solve and meet deadlines.  

Working Conditions

• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.
• Work is performed in an office setting.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer