Newell Brands Transportation Analyst in Norwalk, Connecticut
Position Title: Transportation Analyst
Reports to: Corporate Transportation Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA or Norwalk, CT
The Sourcing Analyst is responsible for the effective procurement and management of Truckload, Intermodal, Flatbed, and Bulk services. Striving to purchase at the optimal overall cost, consistent with desired delivery and service levels. This is a domestic role with sourcing responsibility for all sites and regions in Canada and US.
Manage relationships with existing carriers in Newell network
Provide support and resolution to issues related to Truckload services to multiple stakeholders across the organization globally
Understand and drive purchasing measures including: productivity, payment terms targets, etc.
Negotiate with carriers for best total cost
Share accountability for costs and productivity targets for all Divisions
Manage and execute appropriate RFi, RFP,RFQ and other formal supplier evaluation processes
Utilize Sourcing tools to drive cost savings Proven track record of results in a fast-changing environment – execution oriented and always delivers metrics
Utilize RFx tools as needed and where possible to drive competitive bids and cost savings.
Prioritize timelines and needs of multiple projects at the same time
Drive timelines to completion on committed project dates
Work effectively with Newell Brands stakeholders to meet business KPIs
Manage and develop relationships and work with carriers
Emulate and drive Newell Brands’ Procurement culture and vision for integrity, attitude, leadership, teamwork and results
Bachelor's degree in business or related field
3+ years of applicable experience including Sourcing and Supply Chain
Previous experience in Logistics
Effective oral and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and project leadership skills
Effectively prioritizes multiple demands and heavy workload
Proven track record of results in a fast-changing environment – execution oriented
Approximately 10% travel required
Advanced Excel experience and skills
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.