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Logistics Assistant

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Nashville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Client is looking for Logistics Assistants to help launch a new team in Downtown Nashville, TN Position: Logistics Assistants Location: Nashville, TN - HYBRIDHours details are below!Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Continual, tactical communication with external customers (Carriers, Vendors/Suppliers) and internal customers (Retail, Finance, Software Support, Fulfillment Centers).
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written as you will be required to create a narrative outlining your weekly findings and the variances to goals, and present these finding in a review forum.
  • Work within various time constraints to meet critical business needs, while measuring and identifying activities performed.
  • Lead initiatives to re-engineer business processes and identify and eliminate root causes of defects in order to drive efficiency in transportation operations.
  • Must be able to systematically escalate problems or variance in the information and data to the relevant owners and teams and follow through on the resolutions to ensure they are delivered.
  • Ability to pull data from numerous databases (using Excel, Access, SQL and/or other data management systems) and to perform ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed.
  • Develop performance metrics to assist with driving business results.
  • Ability to scope out business and functional requirements for the tech teams who create and enhance the software systems and tools we use.
  • Must be able to quickly understand the business impact of the trends and make decisions that make sense based on available data.
  • Fielding escalations from dispatchers, drivers and customers. Ex. Pepsi and Coca Cola will reach out and ask where their drivers.
  • Fielding external calls from stake holders
  • Service transportation execution.
  • Service level agreement to respond to customers in a specified time.
  • Will help coordinate shipments and problem solve to get trucks to customers quicker if one breaks down or is lost in transit.Training Hours: M-F shift between 7am - 6:30pm (8 Hour shift). This will be the first 2-3 weeks. After Training Hours: must be open to all shifts listed below: Sunday - Wednesday / 9am to 7:30 EST Wednesday - Saturday / 9am to 7:30 EST Basic Qualifications:
    • A completed Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university, or equivalent experience
    • MS Office experience required, with intermediate level in Excel
    • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologiesPreferred Qualifications:
      • Degree in Engineering, Operations, Logistics or related field
      • 2+ years work experience in logistics/transportation industry
      • Expertise in MS Access and SQL
      • Proficiency in Lean and Six Sigma
      • Experience in manufacturing, transportation, customer service, and/or distribution environments.
      • Data management & data quality control experience with experience pulling and analyzing large sets of data
      • Demonstrated experience using data to drive root cause elimination and process improvement.
      • A self-starter who loves data and who enjoys spotting the trends in it!Experience Level:Entry Level About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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