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Transportation Analytics Analyst

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Transportation Analytics Analyst



About Grainger:


Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money. 


We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual.  Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:


As the Transportation Analytics Analyst, you will support reporting, analytics, and integrating solutions that solve important Transportation needs for the Grainger Supply Chain.  You will help in the development of new solutions, improve current solutions, and help drive insights and provide strategic support to Transportation. Additionally, you will strive to continuously improve, learn, and develop your technical skills.  You will report to the Reporting and Analytics Manager.


This position is based in Lake Forest, IL.


You Will:


  • Develop new solutions or improvements to existing transportation processes, reporting, data availability, and data integrity.
  • Maintain PowerBI reporting and improve the data models that support
  • Provide insights and analysis around Transportation on-time performance, cost, and customer experience.
  • Support the implementation and change management of Snowflake
  • Maintain and measure previously implemented projects/processes
  • Develop and utilize cross functional relationships
  • Serve as a key contact for cross functional projects
    • Working through challenging issues in a constructive manner
  • Strategy
    • Extrapolate data into written reports/presentations
    • Contextualize analytics into business perspective


You Have:


  • Bachelor's Degree with Supply Chain, Business, or Information Systems focus or equivalent experience
  • 1 or more years of experience in related field
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access and other reporting tools and interfaces
  • Experience with Teradata, SQL and PowerBI


Rewards and Benefits:


With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger


  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


DEI Statement:


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.