Senior Logistics Analyst

8 - 10 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Indianapolis, IN
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Senior Logistics Analyst



Vertellus is a dynamic international company with more than a century of leadership in the manufacture of health, agriculture and performance chemicals. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees so that we can focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers


Vertellus is currently seeking a Senior Logistics Analyst to be located at our manufacturing facility in Indianapolis, IN The Senior Logistics Analyst will be responsible to provide the logistics and business planning groups with equipment, resource and cost analysis support to reduce logistics costs and optimize utilization while ensuring that customerexpectations are met or exceeded. The role is also responsible for continuous process improvements and maintaining such process maps and documents as are needed to comply with ISO 9000, Responsible Care, and other designated programs.  Also establish procedures for collecting data needed to monitor trends in logistics costs, analyze the impact, conduct competitive analysis, and recommend a course of action based on this analysis



  • Effectively manage day-to-day operations of a refrigerated international container fleet to include maintenance, movements and monitoring of cargo temperatures using Web-based logistics information and GPS telemetry systems.

  • Coordinate import and export operations to maximize efficiency and service to maximize costs. 

  • Provide operational oversight, communicate with, or monitor service providers, including 3PLs warehouse globally, ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, customs brokers, or trucking companies.

  • Provide primary corporate support for all aspects of trade compliance to include a focus on global tariff classifications, County of Origin data and Free Trade Agreements.  

  • Maintain databases of logistics information and prepare reports on logistics performance measures.

  • Investigate and lead correction actions to address shipping, carrier or warehouse on-time delivery failures.

  • Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management, strategic sourcing or distribution, supplier management, or transportation

  • Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, or delivery processes.

  • Confer with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost.

  • Track product flow from origin to final delivery.

  • Develop or maintain models for logistics uses and apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict, or control logistics operations or processes.

  • Monitor inventory transactions at warehouse facilities to assess receiving, storage, shipping, or inventory integrity.

  • Analyze logistics data, using methods such as data mining, data modeling, or cost or benefit analysis.

  • Maintain logistics records in accordance with corporate policies.

  • Compute reporting metrics, such as on-time delivery rates, order fulfillment rates, or inventory turns.

  • Reorganize shipping schedules to consolidate loads, maximize vehicle usage, or limit the movement of empty vehicles or containers.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or similar discipline required.

  • Possess 10 years of professional experience with a minimum of 5 years in logistics;  analyzing or routing domestic/international chemical and/or commodity freight. 

  • Ability to exhibit excellent communication skills; attention to detail; analytical thinking, judgment and problem solving skills, and have a strong personal commitment to quality and customer service. 

  • Must have strong planning and organizational skills, and be able to prioritize and execute work to meet customer needs. Working knowledge and experience with SAP highly preferred. 



    Requisition ID1403



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