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TEMPORARY ANALYST, LOGISTICS

Ralph Lauren


Location:
Greensboro, NC
Date:
05/26/2017
Job Code:
5422004
Ralph Lauren
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POSITION DETAIL LOCATION
TEMPORARY ANALYST, LOGISTICS - 5422004 Greensboro, NC


Department: Transportation & Logistics

 

Reports To: Manager, Transportation & Logistics

 

Level of Supervision: General Supervision


Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm


 

About Us:


      Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For nearly 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets.


 

 


Position Summary:


The temporary Analyst, Logistics facilitates and expedites the movement of materials to and from various points. Works with Production, Vendors, Stores, Distribution Operations, Carriers, Custom Brokers, Customs Compliance, Transportation Management and customers. Initiates, develops and implements new processes, process improvements, cost savings, performance metrics, exception management reporting. Completes various analytic projects and works with carriers to prioritize, manage and schedule freight to meet delivery deadlines. Develops new reports, runs reports, analyzes reports and distributes reports with analysis and recommendations. Ensures on-time delivery to final destination and compliance with all international shipping requirements.

 


As a temporary Analyst, responsibilities and typical activities will include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Provide expert knowledge in support of logistics (transportation/distribution)  management

  • Create solutions that can be effectively managed by individuals with operational skill sets

  • Perform cost/benefit analysis and present multiple alternative scenarios

  • Identify improvement/savings opportunities within functioning processes

  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis to review service level performance

  • Lead projects as needed

  • Identify process improvement opportunities

  • Develop reporting for International Transport leadership

  • Develop reporting for POE/Exports team

  • Identify methods and areas to improve service, reduce freight costs, and streamline processes.

 


 

Knowledge and/or Key Competencies preferred:


  • Ability to effectively communicate with individuals/groups from varied backgrounds and skill levels

  • Effective presentation skills

  • Knowledge of transportation management and distribution systems

  • Advanced PC skills- Access, Word, Excel

  • Ability to work effectively in a team and/or project environment

  • Must be able to acquire new application skills with minimal direction

  • Detail and multi-task oriented

  • Maturity to make effective decisions and accept ownership

  • Aggressive, self-motivated

  • Surface issues and drive to resolution

  • Self-motivated work ethic

  • Strong analytical skills

     

     

    Education and experience preferred:

     

  • Undergraduate  degree (or equivalent) MBA a plus- operations research, information

    systems, industrial engineering, or logistics with minimum 2 years transportation/logistics experience (or equivalent), including significant planning/analytical/quantitative  experience.

     

    Description of Work Conditions:

     

  • Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Sedentary, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. 

 

 


Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.





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