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Supply Chain Analyst - Logistics

Company: Armstrong World Industries
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation offered: No
Employment status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%
Non-compete: No
Pay grade: 7
Armstrong World Industries has a job opportunity for a Logistics Transportation Analyst to be located in Lancaster, PA. The Logistics Transportation Analyst is responsible for proactively facilitating the achievement of the organization's transportation services goals. Additionally, this role will serve as the key transportation liaison to the organization, including the development and implementation of action plans supporting service, logistics, and transportation strategies.
What you'll be doing:

  • Coordinating effective transportation provider relationships to meet customer shipping and delivery requirements
  • Developing appropriate KPIs for service provider performance measurements
  • Supporting performance reviews with transportation providers
  • Developing and executing procurement strategies in support of a Core Carrier Program
  • Supporting the company with all modes of transportation, including TL, LTL, small pack, courier, IML, FCL, LCL, Air, and the administration of all transportation functions
  • Coordinating methods and use of transportation systems to perform accurate freight rating and accrual processes
  • Ensuring carrier contracts support the lowest costs and superior service initiatives
  • Strengthening partnerships with transportation providers delivering win-win results
  • Providing backup support for the SAP LES freight rate management system
  • Assisting in the execution of all aspects of freight programs, including rate establishment, maintenance, and communication
  • Assisting Finance with transportation guidance for forecasting, PPV, budget building, and strat-plan development
  • As needed, support the business with Shipping Loss and Damage Claims
  • Coordinating and leading process improvement activities to improve transport delivery services and improve cost
  • 10% overnight travel required
    What will make you successful:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or other related fields
    • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of related Logistics or Supply chain experience
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to present solutions clearly and concisely
    • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
    • Proven ability to work under pressure
    • Excellent in desktop software applications, including Microsoft Office
    • Ability to interact with all levels with customers, 3rd party providers, and internal stakeholders
      Desired Qualifications:
      • Advanced degree in a related field
      • Previous SAP experience
        Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?
        Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.
        At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.
        For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.
        We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.
        Our Sustainability Ambition
        "Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
        We are committed to:
        • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
        • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
        • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
        • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
        • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.
          About the location (Lancaster PA)
          Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.
          Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce. As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
          Come and build your future with us and apply today!
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