Regional Transportation Analyst - Data Analyst
Norcross, GA 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

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Primary Purpose:

The Regional Transportation Analyst is a critical supply chain role that is essential in collecting and interpreting complex and copious amounts of transportation and logistics data in order to evaluate the efficiency of transits and provide transportation network optimization recommendations.

Additionally, this role will lead the effort in creating visual analytics dashboards to report key performance indicators (KPIs) and develop actionable recommendations to drive tangible transportation performance and network execution efficiencies within each of Univar Solutions' regions.


  • Utilizes data-gathering and modeling strategies for business visibility and reporting. Assists by preparing the actual business reports, which may include data on shipments, carriers, operational and financial performance, by gathering data from multiple sources. 15% of time spent.
  • Works in region, conferring with directors and managers, to gather requirements and specifications while developing enhanced data and reporting tools. Works to gain a better sense of the current shortcomings in reporting technology and devise solutions to enhance reporting and data management. 15% of time spent.
  • Ensures a high level of accuracy, and efficiency. Validates results and conducts routine audits of data storage systems and database. 10% of time spent.
  • Handles large amounts of data, skill at data extraction, with detailed accuracy. 15% of time spent.
  • Analyst will be responsible for monitoring service, identify cost saving opportunities, and driving service improvements. 10% of time spent.
  • Track the savings generated by other operational efficiency programs and strategic transformation initiatives. 5% of time spent.
  • Conduct quantitative analysis to make independent decisions in accordance with Univar Solutions' delivery strategies and objectives. 15% of time spent.
  • Prepare enhanced data visualizations, presenting network and performance information, developing data processing and analysis tools, and supporting development of dashboards and online platforms. 15% of time spent.

Education / Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics Management from fully accredited four-year institution is required.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Deep knowledge and proficiency using PC based packages such as Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Pivot Table expertise required.
  • Experience building reports and dashboards in Tableau / PowerBI highly desired.
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated.
  • Able to communicate and collaborate well to understand business needs and deliver data driven insights with efficiency and accuracy.

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


Univar is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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