Garmin Global Transportation Analyst in Olathe, Kansas
As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.The transporter isn’t just the name of an action movie; it’s also a job title. We’re looking for a global transportation analyst 1 to execute daily functions and standard processes, compile analysis and reports, and assist with projects contributing to transportation operations, such as carrier management, analysis and procurement, metrics and reporting and systems development. Must be able to perform accurate cost and service comparisons, monitor daily carrier reports to proactively track shipment progression and address potential issues and perform methodical audits of transportation invoices across all modes and providers to ensure adherence to contract rates and requirements.We’re seeking for a full-time global transportation analyst 1 at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas to process and file transportation claims in a timely and effective manner. In this role, you’ll also be responsible for updating systems with cost, transit, and service standards and communicate to applicable parties. Other essential functions include: Monitor daily carrier reports to proactively track shipment progression and address potential issues.Perform methodical audit of transportation invoices across all modes and providers to ensure adherence to contract rates and requirements.Respond, resolve, and coordinate requests to support basic shipment facilitation (package intercepts, undeliverable coordination, 3rd party collections arrangement, label and BOL generation, coordination with shipping, etc.) through contact with both internal customers and external partners.Prepare, maintain, and distribute metrics and reports to global stakeholders to facilitate monitoring and management of volume, cost, performance, and organizational shipping behavior.Document processes, identify and escalate process or systems gaps, and suggest and implement improvements to processes and systems.Leverage technology and maintain automated systems for effective management and control of department activity to minimize manual recordkeeping.Collaborate with team members, internal customers, and external partners to achieve successful completion of duties.Due to the amount of resources and expense exhausted in training for this position, a minimum of one year from the start of this position will be required before an associate is eligible for a job transfer. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the disciplines of Business Administration, Management, Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field with a passion for transportation and demonstrate strong and effective verbal and written communication skills. Other requirements include:Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with othersMust demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to work across functional and organizational linesMust be detail-oriented and possess the ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment to effectively meet deadlinesDemonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)Experience in project management and global logistics as well as the ability to work independently on multiple tasks is highly preferred! Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their well-being and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family’s preferences. In addition, Garmin’s financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from well-being initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.