Sr. Sourcing Analyst - Transportation

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Operations
Date Posted: 7/7/2021

Job Description

Under the direction of and reporting to a Sourcing Manager of Milwaukee Tool, primary duties include responsibility for freight payment and audit, freight claims, and fulfilling freight requests within the organization; to include inbound, outbound, and intercompany. The position will also include interfacing on a day-to-day basis with carriers and our various manufacturing sites and distribution center to ensure issues related to the carriers are resolved quickly and satisfactorily.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Audit carrier freight bills and approve for customer invoicing.
  • Prepare and analyze data to manage carrier payables by working closely with our Freight Payment & Audit provider.
  • Ability to present information, responding to questions and providing answers to carriers and/or internal teams as it relates to freight bills.
  • Responsible for the overall daily filing and maintaining of freight claims.
  • Identify trends and propose solutions to resolve any outstanding issues related to freight claims.
  • Communicate and build relationships with internal teams, carrier partners, and customers if necessary.
  • Works in partnership with other departments on freight-related issues and requests as needed.

Job Skills Requirements

  • The ability to read, analyze and interpret freight payment procedures and carrier pricing contracts.
  • Exhibits attention to detail, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate data into actionable information.
  • Collaborative and does not hesitate to solicit input or work with others to better understand the task at hand.
  • Demonstrates attributes of being a determined, self-driven and resourceful individual.
  • Excellent organization/time management skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field such as Transportation, Supply Chain, or Operations.
  • Specific coursework in Transportation, Supply Chain, Operations, or Distribution desirable.

Experience Requirements

  • Three or more years' experience in a related field- Transportation, Supply Chain, or Operations.
  • Three or more years' experience related to freight audit and payment.
  • A minimum of one-year experience filing and processing freight claims.

Physical & Environmental Requirements

  • Willingness to travel domestically and/or globally (up to 10%).
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