Logistics Project Specialist,494824
Position Overview:?This position will be responsible for supporting services required to execute live haul animal movements and transportation objectives in alignment with organizational strategy and in compliance with regulatory and company policies. ?Major Areas of Responsibility:Analysis?Collects and maintains records of actual operating expenses to compare with estimated budget and reviews with appropriate management.??Advises management on matters such as effective use of resources and most profitable practices.??Works with managers in strategic planning and projections from conception through to implementation?Conducts ad hoc analyses to analyze complex financial actions and prepares recommendations for policy, procedure, control or action.?Assists in financial performance evaluation, cost management, and asset management.?Develops and implements cost control measures and process efficiencies.??Identifies cost reduction and/or revenue enhancement opportunities and provides options and alternatives to management in an effort to realize optimum potential.??Ability to build and develop intricate and detailed production and financial models used to project future levels of spending, the development of annual plans and measurement of variances to budgets in areas such as Transportation and Trailer Wash.Live Haul Operations?Provide support for the Live Haul Transportation scheduling and coordination effort. Expect to execute the scheduling process for all phases of production, distribute and communicate schedules, provide needed phone coverage.?Collect and provide actual performance information as required (weights, DOA, Other KPI's as defined).?Coordinate with fleet and truck wash to support established maintenance and washing protocols.?Report any bio-security, animal handling, property damage, equipment or driver related issues or opportunities to appropriate individual(s).?Review and approve contractor invoices, validate any discrepancies and propose resolution to Live Haul Transportation Director.?Conduct audits and investigations to ensure or assess compliance with established procedures (bio-security, load crew, driver, market trailers, equipment care, safety, etc.)?Any other duties as assigned by manager.Projects?As directed by the Live Haul Transportation Direct, participate in or lead projects with a transportation, wash or cross functional focus.Apply for this job.