The Transportation Planner/ Logistics Analyst, Supply Chain, will be primarily responsible for maintaining the transactional aspect of freight, as well as building and sustaining business partner relationships with third-party freight vendors. This role encompasses the tracking and reporting of freight at all points in the supply chain and distribution network and requires an individual possessing a curious disposition and thought leadership. SAS is seeking a resource with experience in freight logistics who exhibits the character traits of organization, natural curiosity, and the ability to operate cross-functionally. This critical role will work closely with the materials planner, warehouse supervisor, head of logistics, finance department and external freight vendors across the globe.
Responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing cost-effective Transportation options and integrated Logistics systems and processes across SAS Automotive. Uses analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance Logistics processes. Collaborates with internal and external partners to guide, provide expertise, and recommend solutions that highlight cost and other holistic impacts and trade-offs to the SAS Supply Chain. Provides analytical expertise and guidance for projects, new business opportunities, and proposals.