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Title:  Freight Analyst

Requisition ID:  8135-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  91

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.  We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Responsible for managing carrier freight payable errors and exceptions escalated by third party freight payment providers. Position will maintain carrier rates in multiple platforms to insure the correct rates are available to the transportation team to execute.  Update Transportation Management Systems (TMS) to include carrier set up, rate entry, route guide maintenance and other responsibilities as required.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  1. Manage compliance with all established freight pay processes and providers to ensure accurate transportation expenditures with contracted transportation providers.
  2. Manage the documents, processes and controls of freight payment/audit system and ensure said documents, process and controls are updated to comply with corporate policy.
  3. Provides audit support in detecting payment errors that will lead to vendor charge-backs. Manages the vendor chargeback process, ensuring all charge-backs are processed accurately
  4. Communicate effectively with internal/external customers, while maintaining good working relationships with all parties.
  5. Directly works with carriers to improve billing accuracy.  Work with logistics management team to ensure transportation team and carriers follow billing procedures to meet audit requirements.   
  6. Prepare daily/weekly/monthly reports as required by the Operations and Sourcing teams.
  7. Maintain rate tables, route guides, carrier set ups, and other tasks in TMS and logistics sourcing tools.

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous experience working with Transportation Management Systems (MercuryGate, SAP, or others) preferred.
  • Experience in freight payment, audit or collections preferred

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in related fields.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Ability to define problems, to collect data, to establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, detail orientation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to use technology to solve business problems.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
  • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Problem Solving - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.
  • Priority Setting - Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.
  • Perseverance - Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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