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Lippert Components, Inc NA Logistics Analyst in Elkhart, Indiana

Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You will Get:

  • A company culture where everyone matters

  • Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match

  • Career development and mentoring

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Annual flu immunization

  • Holiday, personal and vacation days

  • Local and national discounts

  • Wellness offerings

Summary/Objective

NA Logistics Analyst provides guidance on the most efficient way to ship product, inbound and outbound within and between US, MX, CA. A NA Logistics Analyst determines the right method to ship product to allow distribution processes to streamline. By working cross-functionally, a NA Logistics Analyst helps the distribution flow continuous by organizing ready product with the transportation market. Maintaining strong relationships with carriers and transportation companies are a must. NA Logistics Analyst must have a strong sense of business operations in order to make valuable decision for the good of the company. Logistics Analyst is a strong communicator with a strong eye for detail.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Continuously implement shipping strategies and procedures

  • Negotiate rates with related carriers

  • Analyze the best mode to ship/receive product

  • Understand International Commercial Terms (Incoterms)

  • Audit and approve freight invoices as needed

  • Assist cross-functional teams with shipping related issues

  • Perform RFP’s to meet business needs while considering market trends and conditions.

  • Conduct QBR’s with key carriers and business partners.

  • Build, maintain, and manage business relationships with partnered carriers, freight forwarders, 3PL’s.

  • Logistical responsibility for US, MX, CA. This includes air & ground parcel, and LTL.

  • Main point contact for related carriers and services.

  • Address and resolve internal and external customer related freight issues. .

  • Administer service provider website accounts.

  • Manage routing guides and maximize compliance performance.

  • Monitor carrier performance metrics and action accordingly

  • Continuously monitor service provider metrics and ensure the Approved Carrier mix is aligned with business needs.

  • Perform carrier due diligence.

  • Work with IT to improve/build process and tools with TMC, and ERP’s to provide efficiencies throughout the supply chain.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Problem solving/analysis

  • Project Management

  • Strong communication

  • Strategic thinking

  • Detail oriented

  • Customer focused

  • Results driven

  • Decision Maker

  • Effective time management

  • Data driven

  • Ethical and professional

  • Manage simultaneous priorities

  • Confidentiality

  • Process oriented

Supervisory Responsibility

none

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling. The team member may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position is a largely sedentary role.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are decided by the hiring manager.

Travel

Travel would be minimal and primarily local during the business day.

Required Education and Experience

  • Work Experience: 1-3 years of related experience

  • Education: High School Diploma

  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Organization Skills: Must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time, and keep track of important documents like pricing agreements, Certificates of Insurance, NDA’s, etc., and request updated forms close to expiration

  • Cross-functional skills: Ability to work with multiple team members from both within and outside of the organization together, and pull them in on the same project when necessary

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Manufacturing/industry experience.

  • Management/Leadership experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, supply chain management.

  • 3 + years of related experience

  • Computer Skills with AS/400, and D365 experience

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass E-Verify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2021-3951

External Company URL: https://www.lci1.com/

Street: 3501 County Road 6 E

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