C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Associate Analyst, Transportation Modeling in Keene, New Hampshire
Keep our communities fed.
Our focus is simple but meaningful, from our distribution centers to our offices — every employee of C&S and their family of companies works to help feed local families, neighbors, and communities.
Main purpose of this role is to aid quality operational decisions impacting the supply chain with specific emphasis on outbound transportation operations. This job produces "what-if" analyses in the form of metrics files and presentation slides for review by supply chain leadership, warehouse operators, transportation operators, and financial partners. A set of continually improving/changing simulation and optimization tools are used to create the metrics outputs. A secondary purpose of the job to become a knowledgeable advisor and subject matter expert for the business, able to answer various questions about each DC operation and general facts about transportation simulation and optimization.
Conduct operations research in order to develop accurate data models from a variety of data sources (MySQL, Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server) as well as drawing information from operations teams.
Refresh data models to keep baseline data at the ready for optimization and simulation.
Use transportation modeling desktop applications to load data models, run baseline simulations, and run what-if scenarios.
Utilize transportation optimization tools and algorithms to optimize customer delivery schedules, customer delivery timing, and delivery resources.
Present actionable recommendations to finance teams, operations teams, and senior leadership teams with clear, concise communication and visual representations. Support finance teams with accurate transportation metrics and rationale for operational changes.
Support management team with ad-hoc requests including but not limited to quantifying change requests for service providers and customers, or performing cost-benefit analyses of new transportation technology applications available.
Occasional travel regionally when an operational problem cannot be appreciated through data alone.
Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)
Hybrid: Post training this role does offer Hybrid flexibility to work both a mix of in-office work with the team and some from home.
Specialized Knowledge : SQL, math and statistics, general supply chain principles
Special Skills : data analysis, critical thinking and problem solving
Physical abilities: n/a
Able to speak in front of an audience and communicate ideas clearly and concisely
B.S. / B.A in STEM related field preferred
Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, while identifying priorities, communicating progress and ensuring deadlines are met
Ability to work well with all levels of team members with different backgrounds and needs
Strong multi-tasking, communication, and organizational skills with ability to adjust priorities on short notice, manage interruptions, and work well under pressure
Strong critical thinking and problem solving
Years Of Experience
1-2 : Relevant experience analyzing data. Proficient in MS Excel.
Preferred: advanced MS Excel skills including Pivot Tables, macros, VBA. Programming skills in R, Python, Julia, or other coding language
Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
Company matched 401k
PTO and Holiday Pay offered
Career Progression Opportunities
Employee Health & Wellness program
Employee Discounts / Purchasing programs / Employee Referral Bonuses
Employee Assistance Program
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Bachelor's Degree - General Studies
1st Shift (United States of America)
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
About Our Company
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Company: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Job Area: Transportation
Job Family: Transportation
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC2066