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Florida’s Natural Growers
A Division of Citrus World, Inc.
20205 US Highway 27 North
Lake Wales, Florida 33853
(863) 676-1411
Job Title: Transportation Analyst
Company Name: Florida's Natural Growers
Reference: 16-04
Job Type: Full Time
Job Status: Days
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Company Info:

Florida's Natural Growers

Attn: Human Resources Department

20205 US HWY 27, Lake Wales, FL  33853


(863-676-1411) Website: http://www.floridasnatural.com

We are a Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Academic:

Bachelor's Degree required.

Experience:

3 years transportation experience required - this individual is required to manage larger projects, the work requires a greater degree of evaluation, creativity and judgment and is performed under moderate supervision. Preferred experience working with trucking carriers, including negotiations. Preferred experience in the food distribution or food manufacturing industry. Knowledge of the logistics industry and its capabilities.

Qualifications:

Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, data warehouse required. Must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills. Ability to manage or escalate issues. Basic understanding of Continuous Improvement tools & methodologies.

Job Functions:

Proven analysis to support management of the transportation network through optimized utilization, pricing and cost savings. Develop recommendations to utilize the most economically advantageous and efficient means of delivering products based on an evaluation of freight classifications, tariff rates and operating capabilities in evaluation of freight classifications, tariff rates and operating capabilities in concurrence with delivery schedules and deadlines. Conduct and execute projects optimizing current transportation lanes, finding opportunities to reduce costs and improve performance to our customers. Work closely with IS on the development of new systems or system enhancements. Support daily outbound transportation operations to include planning and scheduling of loads, routing deliveries and monitoring delivery compliance and performance. Develop, monitor and communicate KPI's and metrics for department and carrier performance. Maintain freight rate reports for accuracy and compliance. Compile, maintain and update carrier contracts. Supervise the activity of the required reporting and reconciliation. Support cross functional supply chain opportunities. Create reports and cost analysis for management of freight cost drivers. Assist sales team by providing analysis for freight costing and opportunities. Ability to successfully communicate in a clear and concise manner with internal and external contact at all levels.

Additional Duties:

Regular attendance required. Must interact cordially with co-workers. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Compensation: Salary
How to Apply:

Please visit our Human Resources Department to fill out an application. Applications are accepted Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  An application must be completed onsite to be considered. It is required that you apply in person.

You may also email your resume to jobs@citrusworld.com.  All resumes should be in a Microsoft Word or PDF format.

 

 

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