Advanced Transportation Analyst* (Cottage Grove, MN)
Cottage Grove , Minnesota
December 16, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking an Advanced Transportation Analyst for the located in Cottage Grove, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Advanced Transportation Analyst will assess the transportation related activities of:
• Security officers
• Site loading docks
• Corporate transportation
• Supply chain personnel
• Switchers

The Advanced Transportation Analyst will define 3M-Cottage Grove transportation needs, develop and implement a coordinated plan to:
• Reduce trailer usage onsite
• Make storage trailer use more efficient
• Standardize site transportation processes and policies,
• Ensure loading facilities and personnel meet federal regulation
• Serve as a single point of contact for general transportation coordination
• Implement technology into site transportation function
• Assist BT in developing transportation model, and implement it after its installed.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assesses and analyzes current operations of all transportation related operations affecting the Cottage Grove site and its resident operations
  • Develops and implements the plan to coordinate the transportation needs of the site and its associated businesses in a more efficient and effective manner.
  • Supports the onsite businesses and related transportation entities through an effective communication system to ensure consistent and responsive practices are utilized.
  • Implement technology solutions to support the transportation needs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Transportation Logistics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technology implementation skills and experience
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills with internal and external clients at all levels
  • Experience with transportation systems (ex. Shipment Control System)
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience facilitating and leading cross-functional teams
  • Experience with Project Management

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Travel: May include up to 5% domestic
Relocation: Is authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain \"non-U.S. persons\" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, \"Temporary Residents\" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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