Apr 07, 2022

Director, Supply Chain Solution Analyst

  • FreightWaves
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
Full time

Job Description

Are you smart, driven, curious, resourceful, and not afraid to fail? Then we want to meet you! Our group of bold, innovative, and creative team members is what makes us the top startup to work for. FreightWaves delivers news and commentary, data, analytics, risk management tools, and actionable market insights to the industry. If you are ready to join our team, it’s time to apply.

FreightWaves’ SONAR is the leading freight forecasting platform in the industry, and is seeking a market expert. We are searching for a shipper market expert who can identify trends and key developments, and disseminate this information on our various platforms to shippers across a variety of industries. Candidates should be comfortable with analyzing data, presenting to clients, generating written content, engaging in social media platforms, and making multimedia appearances.  

**** This position is 100% remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Represent and act as the bridge between the business and technical groups for effective communication and successful prospect/ client engagement to help drive desired outcomes and business goals
  • Manage the involvement of additional resources during the pre-sales engagement and onboarding/ training of new customers
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations and outputs outlining solutions to existing and prospective customers
  • Contribute copy to relevant publications and the FreightWaves online news service
  • Attend meetings, conferences and industry events as a supply chain expert
  • Appearing on FreightWavesTV and podcasts to give in-depth analysis of spot and contract rate and tender rejection developments and its impact on the freight industry

What you bring to the table:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a corporate transportation & logistics department, preferably with a shipper.
  • Bachelor degree preferred, but not required.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Power BI and/or other BI tools
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work autonomously, perform well under pressure and manage change effectively
  • Takes initiative with analysis and has a strong intuition for data driven business solutions 
  • Interpret findings, and communicating valuable, actionable insights 
  • Data and customer service driven
  • Ability to partner with individuals and groups from multiple functions and organizations, especially ability to collaborate with other analysts
  • Ability to convey difficult subjects to ideas and sound bites that the average lay person can understand and attract media attention

Our Benefits:  

  • An excellent work environment, flat hierarchies, and short decision paths.
  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home 
  • A generous benefits package including 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision and Life insurance, STD, LTD
  • Concierge doctor on-call 
  • Stock options
  • 401k with up to 3.5% match
  • Training programs and career development opportunities
  • Student-loan reimbursement 
  • Annual life achievement bonus of $2,000 for having a baby, buying a house, or getting married (max one per year) 
  • No set days off Vacation policy (our team takes time off as needed with supervisor approval)
  • Gym Membership (or virtual membership while COVID is still a part of our daily lives)
  • Audible or Kindle Unlimited subscription 
  • FreightWaves strives for sustainability. We offset our carbon emissions. 
  • Discount on Ford vehicles