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Senior Transportation Analyst

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Company: Nike Inc.
Contract: PERM
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The Nike, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day.

As a Sr. Sourcing Analyst on the North American Transportation Team, you will have an exceptional opportunity to leverage your analytical capabilities, negotiation talent, effective communication skills and project management expertise to challenge the status quo and enable transportation excellence for the Nike logistics network. You will identify and effectively collaborate with stakeholders across Memphis’ DC Network and broader Nike Supply Chain. You will work closely with the full spectrum of Nike carriers (TL, LTL, parcel, intermodal, air freight, final mile delivery agents), DC operations, IT, retail operations and direct to consumer functional leaders for ad-hoc analysis, tools development and process improvement projects related to transportation. Enable effective and insightful analyses that facilitate a fact-based transportation/carrier sourcing and decision-making process. You will be tasked to Analyze current and future market trends and competitors to understand transportation and supply chain industry and adapt plan to achieve competitive advantage

Your main responsibilities will include conducting request for proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and internal customer business requirements to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, and legal requirements. You will work with Global Procurement on any joint opportunities as they arise.

You'll work with logistics service providers to: collect and analyze data to produce performance scorecards for contractual deliverables, measure internal operation performance, identify trends and issues, and recommend alternatives and process improvements. You will develop and maintain necessary processes (SOP’s) and service level agreements (SLA’s) to support continuous improvement within existing operations, and to accommodate new and existing business opportunities.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Transportation, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years working with transportation carriers, analyzing mode specific bids, quantifying savings/ overages and providing negotiation options.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/understanding of transportation/logistics management, distribution, retail/wholesale operations, and accounting principles. 
  • Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative/qualitative analyses with specific recommendations.
  • Contract negotiations with all modes of transportation 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Excellent project management, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience developing analytics/reporting solutions using coding such as VBA & SQL.
  • Experience using business intelligence tools such as Tableau and Cognos.
  • Experience with Transportation Management Systems such as Transplace, Oracle Transportation Management.
  • Ability to understand and learn new critical thinking and business intelligence tools.
  • Ability to influence the organization and work cross functionally to achieve results.
  • Domestic travel on occasion but limited.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Access & PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with data blending tools such as Alteryx.
  • Experience with EDI Integration
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt/Blackbelt and understanding of Lean processes.
  • PMP Certification

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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