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Strategic Planning Analyst III
Ref No.: 18-05485
Location: Syracuse, New York

This position reports to the Global Logistics Manager. The primary responsibilities are to identify and implement logistics management projects that result in improved service and lower costs throughout Client's Crouse-Hinds Business.
This position is responsible for timely implementation and reporting of logistics projects, which will play a critical role in creating an optimized global logistics strategy. The Lead Logistics Analyst will participate in developing and executing logistics strategy at Client's Crouse-Hinds' facilities.

Essential Functions:
1. Project management of complex logistics initiatives
• Manage project team to achieve desired outcome
• Work directly with representatives from finance to validate project potential
• Develop & distribute reporting documenting project performance

2. Partner with Lead Logistics Provider to achieve contracted performance
• Conduct TMS (Transportation Management Systems) training events
• Monitor performance of key industry metrics
• Drive improved utilization of logistics tools and processes

3. Assist in identifying and codifying best practices throughout the firm, identifying key areas for further research or direct action to improve logistics.
• Originate cost out opportunities
• Support on-site rapid improvement events

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelors degree
• Proven experience with global project management
• 6-10 years of logistics experience
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
• Master's degree
• SAP Experience
• TMS (Transportation Management Systems) implementation experience
• Experience working with/for Lead Logistics Providers
• 3+ years of distribution center experience