Systems Specialist - Outbound Transportation

Dollar Tree Chesapeake , VA 23320

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities -

Summary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position.

  • Development, implementation and execution of outbound transportation systems, processes, analysis and reports that will provide the lowest landed cost of North American goods and meet the outbound transportation service requirements of Family Dollar and Dollar Tree

  • Work closely with the functional outbound transportation teams and supply chain leadership to fulfill their analytical and systems requirements

The primary tasks the associate will perform during his/her work schedule

  • Effectively communicate, implement and support all domestic outbound transportation systems, programs, procedures and policies

  • Develop effective automated solutions and processes that improve transportation efficiencies by gathering team and company requirements; augmenting either existing tools or sourcing new solutions

  • Execute testing of systems upgrades, equipment changes or new implementations of locations or systems to confirm requirements of the department and organization have been successfully solutioned

  • Continuously research emerging and existing technologies for process enhancements

  • Collaborate with finance determine project ROI's and budget; to include reporting project post mortems

  • Support system / data disaster recovery to ensure business continuity

  • Represent outbound transportation in IT business solutions meetings

  • Organize and prioritize workload and tasks to ensure proper flow of operational and tactical information in accordance with business requirements

  • Ensure the proper level of communication and customer service response by the analyst team

  • Complete other various assignments, as required

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in computer systems, business analytics, supply chain or comparable field

  • Two to three years of systems and analytics work experience

  • Knowledge of transportation software applications from an operational and functional perspective.

  • Possess an ability to conceive, develop and implement new ideas, procedures and processes whether organically or though staying attune to new technologies and procedures

  • Should exhibit initiative, dependability, ability to work with minimal direct supervision

  • Strong operational and financial analytical skills, the ability to think critically and problem solve

  • Ability to work well with people at different levels within and outside of the company.

  • Strong organizational, administrative, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously.

  • Must possess qualities of integrity, discretion and strong work ethics

  • Practical working knowledge of Oracle Transportation Management System

  • The ability to interpret / understand EDI transactions.

  • Experience or education in statistics and/or financial reporting.

  • Ability to write and understand SQL

Desired Qualifications

  • Desired but not required.
  • Masters degree

  • Experience in retail transportation management

  • Previous transportation work experience with a multi-billion dollar organization

  • Prefer previous experience in retail industry and/or large transportation company

This is not to be considered a complete list of job duties, as they may be amended or added to as needed.

Job Description

Principal Duties and Responsibilities -

Summary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position.

  • Development, implementation and execution of outbound transportation systems, processes, analysis and reports that will provide the lowest landed cost of North American goods and meet the outbound transportation service requirements of Family Dollar and Dollar Tree

  • Work closely with the functional outbound transportation teams and supply chain leadership to fulfill their analytical and systems requirements

The primary tasks the associate will perform during his/her work schedule

  • Effectively communicate, implement and support all domestic outbound transportation systems, programs, procedures and policies

  • Develop effective automated solutions and processes that improve transportation efficiencies by gathering team and company requirements; augmenting either existing tools or sourcing new solutions

  • Execute testing of systems upgrades, equipment changes or new implementations of locations or systems to confirm requirements of the department and organization have been successfully solutioned

  • Continuously research emerging and existing technologies for process enhancements

  • Collaborate with finance determine project ROI's and budget; to include reporting project post mortems

  • Support system / data disaster recovery to ensure business continuity

  • Represent outbound transportation in IT business solutions meetings

  • Organize and prioritize workload and tasks to ensure proper flow of operational and tactical information in accordance with business requirements

  • Ensure the proper level of communication and customer service response by the analyst team

  • Complete other various assignments, as required

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in computer systems, business analytics, supply chain or comparable field

  • Two to three years of systems and analytics work experience

  • Knowledge of transportation software applications from an operational and functional perspective.

  • Possess an ability to conceive, develop and implement new ideas, procedures and processes whether organically or though staying attune to new technologies and procedures

  • Should exhibit initiative, dependability, ability to work with minimal direct supervision

  • Strong operational and financial analytical skills, the ability to think critically and problem solve

  • Ability to work well with people at different levels within and outside of the company.

  • Strong organizational, administrative, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously.

  • Must possess qualities of integrity, discretion and strong work ethics

  • Practical working knowledge of Oracle Transportation Management System

  • The ability to interpret / understand EDI transactions.

  • Experience or education in statistics and/or financial reporting.

  • Ability to write and understand SQL

Desired Qualifications

  • Desired but not required.
  • Masters degree

  • Experience in retail transportation management

  • Previous transportation work experience with a multi-billion dollar organization

  • Prefer previous experience in retail industry and/or large transportation company

This is not to be considered a complete list of job duties, as they may be amended or added to as needed.

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