Analyst, Logistics in Grapevine at GameStop

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    625 Westport Parkway
    Grapevine
  • Job Type:
    Logistics
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/16/2018

Job Description

Description:

SUMMARY

Working with general supervision, the Logistics Analyst is responsible for functions related to logistics, planning, processes, freight payment and control. He or she contributes to freight budget process and measures compliance, defines logistics solutions through application of experience, knowledge of GameStop business processes, and problem analysis to create service improvements or cost reductions in response to problems. Associate will interact with his or her supervisor several times a week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Some non-routine activities may require a supervisor’s advance approval.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*


•        Provide analytical support for development of logistics strategy


•        Manage freight payment process with small parcel and international shipments


•        Assist manager to develop processes for spend visibility and overall spend control


•        Assist manager to develop and manage processes for billing audit, maintain multiple freight accounts, provide training, and ensure contract compliance


•        Provide analytical support to executives on logistics/supply chain related decision making


•        Assist managers to conduct sourcing activities including contract negotiations for logistics service providers


•        Manage relationship with logistics services providers, establish processes for performance measurement and improvement


•        Assists manager to develop metrics for measuring overall network performance


•        Participates in short & long-term planning and budgeting processes.


•        Provides regulatory compliance advice, information, and reporting to meet requirements of Customs, Commerce Department, and other government entities.


•        Benchmark industry best-practices and provide recommendations on network optimization


•        Develop excellent working knowledge of payment and freight audit systems


•        Establishment and measurement of KPI metrics and driving corrective actions for when targets are not being met


•        Identify, track, and report meaningful performance/progress metrics, and support the team with achieving performance goals


•        Manage relationships with vendors in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace


•        Work collaboratively with others within and outside of his or her function to achieve goals, simplify processes, reduce costs, prevent loss, and to ensure that work is completed safely, accurately, and on time


•        Responsible for adhering consistently with all employment policies as stated in the employee handbook provided or as provided by his or her supervisor


•        Model the behaviors expected of all GameStop leaders including, but not limited to, a drive for results, with a demonstrable bias for action; high levels of emotional intelligence, maturity, and professionalism;  giving, receiving and responding to feedback effectively; a consistently high service orientation; and demonstrable commitments to diversity, inclusion, a respectful workplace, and integrity


•        Create a productive, collaborative work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, facilitating teamwork, recognizing and rewarding outstanding performance, encouraging risk tolerance, and maintaining open communications.

RELATED COMPETENCIES


•        Business Analytics- Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data for decision making


•        Innovation — Generates innovative solutions in work situations; tries different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities


•        Quality Orientation Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks


•        Cultivating Networks Initiating and maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the organization (e.g., customers, peers, cross-functional partners, external vendors, and alliance partners) to advance business goals

BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)


•        Accredited Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in supply chain and logistics management discipline, or related field required; at least two years of additional related work experience may be considered in substitution


•        At least 2 total years of experience in logistics/parcel management preferably with UPS or FedEx. Alternative parcel carrier experience, such as Uber delivery a plus.


•        Working Knowledge of Transportation Management Systems like Manhattan or Red Prairie


•        Experience in forecasting, data mining, statistical analysis, optimization, and simulation


•        Knowledge in the application of EDI concepts and specifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES


•        Proficient analytical skills and proficiency in the use of PC software tools for reports, analysis, audits, and presentations


•        Proficient situational analysis, negotiation, problem solving, and decision-making abilities


•        Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities


•        Expert ability to communicate with others of varying knowledge and responsibility throughout the organization by using spoken and written English


•        Expert ability to model consistently GameStop’s commitment to a respectful, diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment


•        Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities


•        Expert ability to handle stressful circumstances associated with an extremely fast-paced, rapidly changing business environment


•        Occasional (less than 10%) International/Domestic travel to manufacturing/supplier sites is required