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Sr. Analyst,Logistics Transportation

Arese, Italy Job ID 20470 Apply

Position Purpose

This position, reporting to the Associate Manager, Regional Transportation HQ Europe, will be responsible for the day-to-day management of transport operations and analytics to drive end to end cost and performance improvements across the region.

The role is focusing (70%) on performance management and project management to enable sales freight and COS containment and enhance performance KPI improvements and cost savings. For the remaining part (30%) the role carries out day-to-day operations within the region.

The role works cross-functionally with the different supply chain teams (Logistics Operations, Supply Planning, Customer Fulfillment, Manufacturing, Direct & Indirect Procurement, Global Trade Compliance) and works in synergy with external 4PLs.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Deliver Regional Transportation budgets and cost savings targets for the different BUs & P&Ls (GCB COS, GCB SF, PRO COS)
  • Apply Lean principles to enable cost savings and cost avoidance through sustainable continuous improvement
  • Ensures high visibility of E2E freight costs across the region
  • Lead yearly Budget activities
  • Enable cost to serve optimization through data analysis
  • Support transportation contract tendering by providing benchmark and carrier performance analysis, bid analysis and allocation analysis
  • Coordinate landed cost requests
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the total cost of ownership by securing that every transport is utilized to the fullest
  • Lead Transportation analysis to support monthly cost review


  • Deliver Service KPIs OTP, OTD, OTC targets across GCB & PRO Europe
  • Lead continuous improvement plans to improve service KPIs together with SC business partners, freight forwarding companies and 4PLs
  • Lead data collection and root cause analysis for Weekly and Monthly Operational Reviews
  • Ensure import & export operations in Europe in compliance with SCJ and local country customs legislation and regulation, together with shipment traceability
  • Solve day to day operational issues impacting the ability to distribute effectively
  • Coordinate Day to day freight analysis and provide the HOW guidelines within Supply Chain
  • Support Transportation Lead in continuous improvement analysis
  • Support Transportation Lead in data analysis for carrier/freight forwarders management (operational issues, rate increase, TT analysis)
  • Lead and coordinate cross functional activities to secure transportation capacity during peak periods


  • Participate and Lead major improvement projects for the region (transport optimizations, source changes, w/h relocation, network redesign, etc)
  • Lead Logistics within OTTW process
  • Ensure maintenance of Transportation Shipping Working Instructions, Masterfiles and Routing guides in cooperation with the external 4PLs
  • Establish best practice across the region and champion the extension to new geographies
  • Manage the relationship between suppliers, 3PLS, 4PLSs, and 3PMs guaranteeing the operational flow and shipping accuracy as per SCJ requirements
  • Deep understanding of market conditions and business requirements


  • Develop deep functional and sustainable capability in regional transportation & logistics
  • Become a LEAN Champion, foster LEAN methodology and culture within Supply Chain


  • Partner with supply chain key stakeholders to optimize customer service and cost within the network
  • Provide analysis, insight and predictive measures into transportation performance, driving agility and efficiency tradeoffs in regional transportation

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor University degree in Logistics, Economics or Industrial Management Engineering
  • Relevant experience in Logistics or other Supply Chain functions (2 years min)
  • Proactivity and strong courage
  • Eager to learn and to work in a regional Team,
  • Excellent analytical skills with financial acumen
  • Ability to powerfully portray data and leverage to drive continuous improvement
  • Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity
  • Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading English
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Eager to learn and to work in a regional Team,
  • Ability to building strong relationship with cross-functional partners.
  • Strong Team player
  • Ability to drive action and influence decision making at different levels of the organization achieving win-win solutions through negotiation
  • Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities
  • Microsoft office applications & SAP experience
  • Availability to travel


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