Transportation Analyst (Young Graduates)

A career in logistics that continues to evolve, and in an international atmosphere? Here’s where it all begins. The Caterpillar Logistics Center in Grimbergen is among the best in the world and so are our products.

We move over 250 orders a day from +730 suppliers in EAME to over 72 facilities all over the world. How would you like to assist us in doing this in a reliable, consistent and market affordable way? Sounds good? We are looking for a team player that is a wizard with data analysis, has great communication skills, and a transportation background.

As Transportation Analyst in the Outbound Prime Product Transportation Team, you will play a vital role in owning the freight business insights (BI) process, overlooking the freight settlement processes, and implementing improvement projects to help support Caterpillar’s freight cost reduction. To be successful, this key role requires that you have appetite in developing your BI skills, system skills, project management skills and interface with various internal teams to support your goals.

Key Job functions include but not limited to:

  • Owning and maintaining the freight business insight process and tools to allow reporting to stakeholders
  • Report freight insights to various stakeholders and grow the ability to explain freight fluctuations
  • Own and supervise the freight settlement processes
  • Leverage business insight tools and operational knowledge to seek and identify structurally small and large-scale optimization opportunities for machine deliveries to European dealers which help to reduce Caterpillar’s overall freight cost;
  • Demonstrate project management skills and leadership in implementing identified opportunities, including coordination with all involved stakeholders;
  • Support the deployment of LEAN principles which will help to focus on the customer while reducing our waste levels in transportation processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor / Master degree, preferably in Logistics or Supply chain, Engineering, Finance, IT or assimilated.
  • Strong interest in the logistics and transportation process and network design and transportation solutions.
  • Strong interest, confirmed affinity and growing capabilities in analytics and business intelligence tools (PowerBI), customer relationship management tools (Salesforce) and transportation systems.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills.
  • Proficient English communication skills.