Logistics Engineer, Final Mile Job
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What Logistics contributes to Cardinal Health
Logistics is responsible for the movement of materials and products between suppliers, manufacturing, warehousing, and the customer. Management of logistics assets and systems to gain greater service, cost efficiency and optimization of processes. The Logistics Engineer manages daily shipping execution of private fleet and commercial final mile shipments, parcel shipments for key distribution centers, and escalations, issue resolution, Logistics Service Provider hub audits, and driver audits in the Northwest Region of the United States.
Schedule: Must be flexible to work off schedule hours including, weekends, holidays and after hours to support the business and customers.
Preferred Location: Northwest Region
ResponsibilitiesManage daily execution of final mile shipments from assigned forward distribution centers to our customers.Perform route modeling, cost reduction, mileage reduction, asset analysis, and cost per stop modeling.Resolve problems concerning flow, carrier, fleet, and customer issues associated with delivery and logistics flow.Manage daily on-time performance including departure and delivery.Manage financial components for final mile deliveries including the assets utilization and shipment cube utilization.Support root cause identification/day-to-day execution, resolution of challenges/opportunities, customer implementation/disengagement.Deliver process improvements that drive efficiency and help to ensure budget accountability and savings opportunity identification.Provide tier 1 Logistic Service Provider support; Tier 1 is defined as day-to-day issue resolution which does not require a written performance plan, additional contract SOW development, or escalation within Cardinal Health or the Logistics Service Provider.Conduct field hub and driver audits to ensure compliance to our delivery standards.Coordinate daily and weekly carrier performance reviews.
QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in related field preferred, or equivalent work experience5+ years of experience with logistics/transportation operations preferredAbility to travel up to 25-35%Proficient in Microsoft officeExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsExperience working with parcel, LTL, and truckload modes preferred
What is expected of you and others at this levelApplies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projectsMay contribute to the development of policies and proceduresWorks on complex projects of large scopeDevelops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectivesCompletes work independently receives general guidance on new projectsWork reviewed for purpose of meeting objectivesMay act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
Anticipated salary range: $63,200 - $90,300
Bonus eligible: No
Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.