Logistics Analyst- Distribution Center

  • Baltimore, Maryland, 21219

Purpose:

This position is responsible for load management of DC & Vendor orders, carrier load tender, carrier selection, order management, making and tracking delivery appointments, maintaining order and load status information in internal TMS system or spreadsheets, handling and resolving delivery exceptions, communicating load status exceptions to shippers and receivers, resolving carrier issues in support of DCs.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Experienced in utilizing Manhattan TLM software with “Super User” skill set
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Understanding of Department of Transportation Regulations.
  • Strong skills in negotiations, planning and analytical talents.
  • Highly motivated and committed to professional standards and performance.
  • Must be organized and proficient in time management.
  • Experience in routing, scheduling & consolidation of loads, backhaul operations
  • Knowledgeable in supply chain terminology and methodology
  • Relationship management
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to simplify complex tasks and drive efficiencies
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Must display professionalism and confidence
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
  • At least 3 years of experience in supply chain, procurement, logistics, distribution, retail, or in a strategic, supply chain management capacity
  • Work experience that demonstrates proficiency with Manhattan TLM Software and Microsoft Office Suite. (Advanced Excel, Intermediate Word & PowerPoint)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensures that operations are conducted safely and within the law
  • Planning and directing utilize TMS and/or basic operational tools to develop transportation plan for the next day for all inbound and outbound requirements.
  • Execution excellence:  utilize Manhattan TLM and/or operational tools to plan, tender and execute transportation loads.
  • Ensure proper routing, scheduling, and consolidation of loads by analyzing TLM consolidated load plans
  • Analyze inbound and outbound routing efficiencies for all modes (includes Intermodal & Truckload). Identify opportunities and make recommendations for opportunities to reduce cost or improve service.
  • Manage transportation delays and proactively communicate and resolve transportation exceptions.
  • Work with Store Warehouse Leads & DC Transportation Coordinators to execute routes & resolve scheduling & delivery issues.
  • Work with Merchandising, Distribution, and Operations to determine and coordinate the flow of goods through the network and help ensure business is aligned to support established flow plans.
  • Monitor & Report carrier and service provider performance through Power BI reports.
  • Provide status updates to the business pertaining to supply chain and business unit performance including a forward view of expected results/opportunities.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for meeting assigned deliverables.
  • Facilitates the relationship with Service Providers.
  • Handles day-to-day management of F&D Shipments and pickup/delivery appointments.
  • Administers freight quotations for all modes
  • Participates in department’s special projects and research.
  • Builds relationships with DC and transportation providers.
  • Partners with Operations, Inventory, and Merchandising teams to achieve the company's strategic and tactical supply chain goals.

Working Conditions (travel & environment)

  • Limited travel required including air and car travel.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.
  • This position is non-exempt, knowing it may include hours which exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week

PHYSICAL/SENSORY    REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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