Dean Foods

  • Logistics Analyst

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Supply Chain/Logistics
    Bachelor's Degree
    Relocation Assistance
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    Job Description & Requirements

    The Logistic Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support for the management of

    over in annual Logistics expense. The Logistics Analyst must be able to take large amounts of

    complex data and create actionable analysis designed to reduce cost or improve service. This person must

    have a strong background in transportation, and logistics as well as possess strong

    analytical and technical skills.

    Key Accountabilities

    • DSD Analysis
      • Monitors and reports out the distribution cost (CPG) results and understands the major drivers moving results.
      • Assist with providing transportation cost estimates for business related RFP’s or Frequency Reductions.
    • Route Engineering
      • Creation and validation of all daily routing and knowledge of DR Track tools to assist with the route optimization process for the Division.
      • Ensure accuracy of customer data ongoing and during / after the route optimization process by partnering with the commercial and logistics leadership team.
    • Assist / Facilitate – DMOS KPIs Staff Calls
      • Development and execution of key Logistic metrics / KPIs
    • Provides coaching / training on Logistics Software (Connected Fleet)
    • Provides training / support to the logistics leadership team on DMS and DR Track maintenance.
    • May insure that all carrier contractual and insurance requirements are current.
    • Provide analytical support on key cost savings initiatives and associated KPIs.
    • Project involvement to drive efficiencies and cost savings.
    • Other initiatives and tasks as instructed by the Division Logistic Manager
    • Monthly Reporting
      • Ability to gather, disseminate and report out (score board) on data concerning Expenses, KPIs, Route Data, and overall performance to include recommended actions.


    • Strong Technology/Computer Skills (MS Office, Access, Excel, Internet)
    • Ability to Multi-Task (working in a fast pace environment)
    • Strong Organization Skills and Ability to Prioritize multiple priorities
    • Customer Service Orientation
    • Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills with a wide variety of audiences (senior management, peers, drivers, carriers, vendors, etc.)
    • Strong Time Management Skills
    • Problem Solving Ability

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Min 3 years Transportation / Logistics Education or Equivalent Experience
    • Familiarity with Transportation Management Software
    • Project Management Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree – Preferred

    EEO Statement

    Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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