Analyst and PM, Distribution and Logistics

Job Locations US-UT-Ogden
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/23/2021 9:49 AM)
ID
2021-2422
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations (supply chain, quality)

Overview

Amer Sports is a dynamic, global sports company offering passionate achievement-oriented professionals the chance to succeed and flourish in an international environment. Our globally recognized brands include Salomon, Wilson, Precor, Atomic, Arc’teryx, ENVE, and Suunto.  We are a company where ambitious, competent and motivated people can make their mark. All our team members are ready to strive for the best of the company and to win together. Just like our customers, we are dedicated to an active lifestyle and sports.  Join us.

What You'll Do

Job purpose:

Lead assigned supply chain optimization projects and perform in-depth data analysis to support our distribution and global logistics Teams at developing efficient business decisions.

Review current processes related to ocean and air freight, parcel and LTL shipping, distribution and fulfilment operation to identify potential improvements and support at realizing these opportunities.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities: (including but not limited to)

 

KPI reporting and decision support

  • Regular review and update of KPI’s and targets linked to D&T functions (inbound freight, fulfilment and outbound shipping).
  • Create dashboards to capture operational and financial performance of each D&T function and report results regularly.
  • Facilitate KPI-driven culture to enable a successful execution of Amer Sports distribution and logistics (D&T) strategic roadmap.
  • Assist at annual budgeting and forecasting process.

 

Freight

  • Support Global Inbound, fulfilment and Regional Outbound Teams at compiling and analyzing data, generating reports, and presenting findings to measure fulfilment and delivery performance.
  • Liaise with Brands (Planning and Commercial Teams) to obtain forecast required for capacity panning by distribution centers and Carriers (inbound ocean/air and outbound; parcel/LTL).
  • Support at exploring and identifying solutions that can enhance visibility and control of product flow end-to-end (Vendors to Customers).
  • Seek opportunities to reduce freight lead-time and costs.
  • Participate at contract negotiations with Carriers.

 

Distribution/fulfilment

  • Monitor and report distribution centers performance.
  • Work with DC Managers on continuous improvement projects to improve service and reduce cost.

 

Project management

  • Lead Distribution and Logistics related projects as assigned in strong collaboration with all stakeholders from Brands and IT.
  • Participates in international programs to raise synergy potentials within the Amer-group (best practice sharing, training tools, reporting tools, planning tools, etc.).
  • Possess superior communication skills and liaise with different stakeholders to mobilize resources.

What We're Looking For

Required

  • University degree with emphasis in either: Logistics, Supply Chain, Operation, Finance, Business, or similar discipline.
  • 5 + years of experience in operations preferably distribution (warehousing/fulfillment and logistics)
    • Exposure to international shipping/freight forwarding
  • Outstanding analytical skills, solution oriented, proven ability on process improvement
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing, great business presentation skills;
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of Stakeholders effectively.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs
    • Advanced Excel skills.

Assets

  • SAP knowledge.
  • Strong finance acumen.
  • LEAN experience or education

 
What We’ll Provide

 

This role is based at the regional headquarters for our Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor category of Brands in the city of Ogden, Utah--the gateway to the many exciting ski areas and other outdoor recreation.  We offer a great working environment in the sports industry with talented & passionate colleagues all over the world!  Other benefits and perks include: 

 

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life insurance, pre-tax transit benefit program
  • Discounts on Amer Sports products
  • Smart casual dress
  • Free gym membership and ski pass
  • Summer hours

 

Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

 

 

 

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