Senior Transportation Analyst, Middle Mile

at Nike in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Analyst of Transportation at Nike. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in transportation analysis, logistics, or supply chain roles, preferably within the retail or consumer goods industry. We are looking for someone who is passionate about optimizing transportation operations and has a proven track record of driving cost savings and process improvements. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams, are essential for success in this role.


As a Senior Analyst of Transportation, you will be responsible for analyzing transportation data, developing strategies, and implementing innovative solutions to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the overall customer experience. Your key responsibilities will include data analysis using advanced analytics tools, strategy development aligned with business objectives, performance monitoring through establishing metrics and KPIs, carrier management and relationship evaluation, and cost optimization through identifying savings opportunities. Additionally, you will collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop integrated transportation plans that align with overall supply chain objectives.


In this role, you will work closely with cross-functional teams, including Demand Planning, Distribution, Warehousing, and Inventory Management teams, to ensure the smooth coordination and execution of transportation activities. You will collaborate with carriers, freight forwarders, and other third-party logistics providers to manage relationships and drive continuous improvement in service quality. As a Senior Analyst, you will also have the opportunity to work alongside talented professionals within Nike’s global organization, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.


To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

- A Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field (an advanced degree is a plus).

- 5+ years of experience in transportation analysis, logistics, or supply chain roles, preferably within the retail or consumer goods industry.

- Proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel, SQL, SAP, Tableau, and data visualization software. Experience with advanced analytics tools (e.g., Python, R) is highly desirable.

- Strong understanding of transportation management systems (TMS) and related technologies.

- Demonstrated ability to work with large datasets, apply statistical analysis techniques, and derive insights to support decision making.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

- Proven track record of successfully leading transportation optimization initiatives, driving process improvements, and achieving cost savings.

- Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Joining Nike as a Senior Analyst of Transportation offers you the opportunity to be part of a global organization that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement. You will work alongside talented professionals, shape the future of Nike’s transportation network, and contribute to delivering exceptional experiences to customers worldwide. This role provides a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a vibrant work culture that embraces diversity and empowers employees to reach their full potential.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.

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Job Posting: JC245495637

Posted On: Aug 10, 2023

Updated On: Oct 16, 2023

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