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Transportation Performance & Forecast Analyst

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 5/16/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: Not Available
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
  • RELOCATION PROVIDED: No
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Job ID: R-28365

Job Description Summary

Location(s):

United States of America

City/Cities:

Atlanta

Travel Required:

00% - 25%

Relocation Provided:

No

Job Posting End Date:

Not Available

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do - whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people - with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace - are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.

The Transportation Performance & Forecast Analyst is a member of the Transportation Strategy team responsible for monitoring and managing the financial and tactical performance of 45 carriers with an estimated annual spend of $300M.  The individual manages carrier key performance indicators including primary tender acceptance, on-time pick up and on-time delivery.

The Transportation Performance & Forecast Analyst is also responsible for providing rolling tactical forecasts to carriers for each transportation lane allowing the carriers to proactively plan lane volumes.   The position leverages E2Open lane forecasting software with the objective of minimizing the need to spend $10M-$15M in the premium freight markets.

The Transportation Performance & Forecast Analyst will also play a key role in the annual bid and monthly bid processes that set the stage for allocation of over $600M of annual freight spend. Will also responsible for the operations of transportation (raw material, finished product etc.) in order to satisfy the desired levels of service and guarantee the optimization of transportation flows at the lowest possible cost. Individual contributor that works under limited supervision; applies subject matter knowledge; requires capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.

The transportation performance & forecast analyst must know the capabilities of each one of CCNA's transportation partners and what they are capable of consistently delivering in regards to service and costs.  Aligning the carriers capabilities with the needs of the transportation lane is vital to ensuring service and cost compliance.

The analyst must also fully understand the technical functionality of the E2Open lane forecasting tool and be able to collaborate with CCNA's demand planning team to ensure the most accurate information is feeding the tool allowing the analyst to convey lane needs to the carriers. 

Requirements

  • Carrier Performance Management:  managing spend and key performance indicators, including the management of “performance improvement plan”
  • Lane Forecasting:  tactical weekly lane volume projections to assist carriers with covering promotional volumes
  • Annual and monthly bid process:  supporting the carrier selection by lane, cost and service capabilities
  • Collaborating with demand planning and sales teams to ensure accurate forecast volumes, researching and implementing process improvement on under-performing lanes
  • Developing, implementing and managing productivity initiatives with carrier and operations partners
  • Carrier Relationship Management:  day to day interaction with transportation partners

Experience required

3-5 years experience; preferably with a transportation or supply chain background

Skills Required:

  • Strong Excel skills including pivot tables and vlookups
  • Over-the-road truckload transportation knowledge
  • Transportation Management System knowledge and use
  • Communications: Ability to communicate effectively across levels of the organization and work with internal and external stakeholders. Strong communication skills, including effectively and quickly writing within required style (e.g., speeches, web content, internal messages, position papers, social media, and consumer response letters).

Our Growth Culture:

One of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years is having a company culture that supports and rewards behaviors that lead to growth. Our “Growth Behaviors,” as we call them, are ways of being and working that help to make us successful. Think about how you can bring this to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

Curious

Keep seeking, never settle.  Staying curious about what is outside, and two steps ahead inspires us to challenge the status quo. Having the courage to look and leap is the way we grow. Because asking “what if?” pushes us to the next level as people and as a company.

Empowered

Make it happen. True empowerment is the result of taking responsibility. This means giving yourself permission to see it, say it and do it, and owning the outcomes. Because we move forward faster when we all take action.

Version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Push for progress, not perfection. There are very few overnight successes. Greatness is borne of many little victories (and failures). Share v 1.0, test it, and make it better. Then create the next version. Because the moment we think something is perfect, it will be obsolete.

Inclusive

Include, value and trust each other. We are smart alone but together we are genius. This means being inclusive, giving the benefit of the doubt and being responsible for each other. Because, for our company to thrive for the next 100+ years, smart isn't enough. We need genius.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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