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Logistics Routing Specialist in Santa Fe Springs, CA at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

This position reports to the Senior Manager Transportation Systems within the Transportation group. This position works directly with Field Operations and Supply Chain Management leaders to develop and execute optimized routes for Last Mile Delivery (LMD) to our customers. Primary objective is to optimize the delivery schedule to reduce delivery costs while maintaining optimized service times per SLA to create the most efficient transportation network for each Distribution Center (Region). The Logistics Analyst (LA) provides on-going support and consultation to Operations Field Management, RSCD, Sales, and Transportation to enhance customer service & continually monitor route optimization opportunities. The LA specializes in utilizing Roadnet Technologies routing software to develop, produce, and evaluate routes within a DC, group of distribution centers, or a region. The goal is daily management of distribution center routes and ongoing analysis for improvement opportunities. Work with the operations and sales to enhance existing delivery performance and optimized efficiency expectations that are compared to actual service performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

                                                                                                       

  • Work closely with Field operations to collaboratively plan and execute optimized route plans for a distribution center or multiple DC’s
  • Complete routing of assigned distribution center(s) AM /PM private fleet routes 
  • Assist local DC supervision with route management and provide expertise and guidance within your assigned region
  • Provide on-going support and consultation to Distribution Excellence Managers, Regional Supply Chain Directors and Supply Chain (SC)
  • Assess and analyze  operational statistics and financial results regarding route service costs and make recommendations that result in operational cost savings
  • Maintain and update the local Roadnet network routing database environments to assure proper operation and to generate optimal routing results when utilizing the routing system 
  • Analyze the effectiveness of an implemented reroute through ongoing monitoring and communication with Operations Team
  • Provide project support on various initiatives, analysis, and supply chain network projects as assigned
  • Willingness to travel, as needed, on a regional and periodic national basis


Key Partners (Positions):

  • Distribution Excellence Manager
  • Distribution Center Supervisor

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:           


Education: High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management (or related field) preferred



Experience:

  • Experience in computerized routing and distribution operations preferred
  • Two years transportation - supply chain distribution experience preferred
  • Prior experience with distribution routing and navigational systems software preferred (i.e., Roadnet, Territory Planner, Appian, Roadshow, Truck Stops)

                                                                       


Key Competencies:

  • Strong customer service skills and ability to work with different groups and provide solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to effectively communicate insights and recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Proven  written and verbal communication skills with experience interacting and presenting to different levels of management
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with ability to manage competing priorities and multi-task in a dynamic environment
  • Self-directed and must be able to perform with limited supervision
  • Knowledge and application of lean tools and principals


Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required:  as required by the specific position.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the Company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.


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American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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