Mercury Gate TMS Analyst (Remote)

  • Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Portland, OR
  • Sep 17, 2020
TELECOMMUTE Software

Job Description

Mercury Gate TMS Analyst (Remote) FullTime **/** Portland, OR United States **/** 9/17/2020 12:21:31 AM **OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.** At Columbia, we’re as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, we’re proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground. Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: “It’s perfect. Now make it better.” As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving. We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest. And we believe in you. **ABOUT THE POSITION** Columbia Sportswear’s dynamic global supply chain consists of 4 distribution centers, 430 retail stores, 80 apparel factories and 20 footwear factories worldwide. We pride ourselves on being able to get products to market quickly, safely, and in the most cost-effective manner. By leveraging data analytics, we are constantly pushing to make smarter business decisions and identifying innovative ways to make Columbia Sportswear’s supply chain more efficient and effective to meet our consumers’ ever-changing needs. The Mercury Gate TMS Analyst will serve as a software technician and an expert in all technical aspects of Columbia’s Transportation Management System (TMS) in order to develop, maintain, and configure the TMS functionality to align with Columbia’s business requirements. **HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE** + Perform Mercury Gate TMS software application configuration, including attributes, workflows and user interfaces for Columbia + Coordinate issue resolution with vendors and cross functional teams including communication on status resolution with all necessary parties + Partner with internal stakeholders to design and/or develop a TMS solutions by assisting in the definition of project scope, work/project plans, and timelines + Configure software to support rates and flow business rules through LTL, TL, Ocean, Air freight, and parcel modes + Use LEAN supply chain principles to develop business process designs and improve operations via process re-engineering efforts + Use, develop and manipulate spreadsheets, data models, computer-generated reports, project management tools and various proprietary applications and system + Identify and effectively assess improvement opportunities for the TMS system + Actively contribute to business initiatives related to transportation & logistics models **YOU ARE** + A strong collaborator and have influencing skills + Superior in analytical problem-solving skills + Able to prioritize tasks and respond to urgent requests / inquiries with minimal supervisory involvement + A natural multi-tasker who can prioritize essential tasks and meet deadlines + Able to apply experience and knowledge to provide creative solutions to problems **YOU HAVE** + Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Education Arts or Science or equivalent work experience + Deep understanding of full functional breadth of TMS capabilities, best in class solutions and best practices + Specific Mercury Gate experience + Overall end to end Supply Chain expertise, including: demand planning, warehouse management, distribution, shipping, execution, transportation, supply chain finance implications, freight audit and payment and how they function inside business and integrate inside the TMS + Working knowledge of the transportation industry \#LI-AB1 Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing. _This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company._ At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.