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Routing Analyst, Keepstock

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Virtual Worker, IL, US, N/A

Company: Grainger Businesses

Company Overview

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

Position Description

-Provides strategic analysis and recommendations to Field Managers and Supervisors to
provide optimized route scenarios for KeepStock as well as other services and solutions for
the US / Canada regions.
-Support at least one and a half region or two regions, in average about 150 employees per
region.
-Masters knowledge of Dispatch, Maintenance and Territory Planner modules within
Roadnet Transportation Suite and MobileCast field App to train new field team members
and troubleshoot functionality issues.
-Onboarding plan for Onsite Representatives related to routing and forecasting.
-Influences and recommends optimized routing options to territory leaders.
-Leverages additional learnings and functionality of Roadnet software and recommend
Continuous Improvement opportunities to peers and leadership.
-Proactively communicates with territory leadership to make problems visible and decrease
variation to help enhance the customer experience.
-Analyzes data to address anomalies and exceptions of existing routes.
-Create regional plan for routes base on actual hours and review monthly with Onsite
Managers.
-Leverages business, organization and customer changes and incorporates in routing
scenarios.
-Supports company projects and initiatives as required by the business.

Position Requirements:

-5 years of customer service experience, preferably in the KeepStock environment or a
like operations support role (forecasting, data analysis and field support)
-Strong analytical and technology skills and possesses understanding of routing logic.
-Work force management, route management or similar experience preferred.
-Demonstrates responsiveness and urgency; able to react quickly to customer needs
and meet tight deadlines.
-Ability to multi-task with agility and perform in a fast paced, high-volume environment.
-Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills across multiple levels
within the organization, including the ability to influence without authority, negotiate,
and escalate unresolved problems or questions.
-Master in Roadnet software, MS Office applications, including Excel, SharePoint and
other analytical tools.
-Ability to evaluate and interpret data to make solid recommendations and business
solutions.
-Must be proactive, able to effectively prioritize tasks and work with little or no
supervision and possess an innate ability to follow through on results.
-Accomplished in and fosters the use of Continuous Improvement (CI) methods and
tools
-Project management experience is preferred.
-Ability to build strategic partnerships across the network

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.