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Logistics Analyst (Hyrbid)

Job Req ID:  8427
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765

Date:  Aug 12, 2022
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Analyze Logistical scenarios by working within Logistics and with internal departments to create efficiencies, reduce costs and create value-add opportunities to internal and external stakeholders.  Assist Director / Manager / Planner as needed.

 

We’d love to meet you if…

… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge

… you enjoy working with a team to work together and deliver great work

… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead and assist with identifying and implementing Logistics initiatives for process improvement and reporting techniques

  • Drive the utilization of Tableau / Power BI within Logistics to generate various dashboard and specialized reporting

  • Assist in negotiating and analyzing rates and services with carriers

  • Participate in projects or teams related to improving efficiency, cost reduction and support of the business strategy

  • Assist with TMS optimization, functionality and further customization

  • Collaborate with business groups to recommend strategy and implementation of new processes

  • Conduct training for Business Groups and Sales teams

  • Collaborate with carriers and A/P group to reconcile payment discrepancies 

  • Additional responsibilities as needed

  • Occasional travel required

What do I need to be successful?

  • 2+ years’ previous demonstrated Logistics, or related experience; Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position

  • Knowledge of transportation management systems – Transplace preferred

  • Proven experience in data analysis and business intelligence tools such as Tableau and Power BI

  • Knowledge of carrier and rate negotiations

  • Strong written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Domestic Transportation

  • Strong ability to manage multiple priorities and make decisions in a rapidly changing environment

  • Working knowledge of information and ERP systems

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Business or equivalent experience

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


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