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Junior Logistics Analyst

Company: Midwest Veterinary Supply
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Midwest Veterinary Supply: is seeking a Junior Logistics Analyst: for our Lakeville, MN corporate office.

Job Summary::
The Junior Logistics Analyst will support distribution operations by assisting in the design, testing, and implementation of warehouse management system changes. Additionally, the Junior Logistics Analyst will analyze data and information from many sources to ensure visibility is provided to management in order to make quality business decisions.

Essential Job Functions::

  • Work with the System Developers, Logistics Management, and other members of the Warehouse Management System maintenance and upgrade team to generate test data and execute specific scenario requests and provide detailed feedback based on results and findings.
    • Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict, or control logistics operations or processes.
      • Confer with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost.
        • Provide guidance, support, training, and feedback to operations staff across all facilities relating to new projects, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or development.
          • Monitor inventory transactions at warehouse facilities to assess receiving, storage, shipping, or inventory integrity.
            • Work with logistics management to identify areas of opportunity to reduce spending and benefit from volume based discounts.
              • Work with other departments to gather and assemble relevant data for projects being worked on.
                • Complete other duties, operational changes, and special projects as assigned.
                  Job Requirements & Qualifications::
                  • Must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily
                    • A High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
                      • A minimum of two of years of experience in a distribution environment is desired
                        • Ability to read, write and speak English
                          • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedural manuals
                            • Basic computer skills, ability to operate a Windows-based computer and data entry
                              • Good listening and verbal communication skills to include the ability to demonstrate diplomacy and professionalism
                                • Strong organizational skills
                                  • Ability to work well with others and independently
                                    • The ability make quick decisions based on sound business logic
                                      • Ability to work with Corporate office to achieve mutual goals
                                        • Ability to remain flexible and open minded
                                          • Cognos version 10.2 or greater is beneficial
                                            • Strong written and verbal communication skills
                                              • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
                                                • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
                                                  • Strong customer service skills
                                                    Mental & Physical Demands::
                                                    • Attention to detail to assure accuracy
                                                      • Regular interaction with people, team-player
                                                        • Daily deadlines may result in a fast pace of work
                                                          • Potential for stress related to typical problem resolution processes
                                                            • Acceptant of constructive criticism and feedback
                                                              • Continuous use of hands for writing and computer keyboard
                                                                • Vision: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
                                                                  • Use of a telephone - listening and speaking
                                                                    • Ability to work at a desk throughout the day
                                                                      Job duties and requirements may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience and skills required to perform the essential functions of this job. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Midwest Veterinary Supply reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.:

                                                                      Equipment Used::
                                                                      Windows based computer, safety equipment, label equipment, handheld scanners, ladders, box cutter, and pallet jack.

                                                                      Work Environment::
                                                                      Work will typically be performed Monday through Friday. Working more than 40 hours per workweek may be required. Work will be performed indoors in a temperature-controlled climate where moderate heat, cold or humidity may be experienced. Moderate exposure to dust and dirt may also be expected. Occasional travel may be required during project planning, implementation, and post go-live phases.

                                                                      We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package for Junior Logistics Analyst including Medical and Dental insurance, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance, a 401k plan, paid holidays, and Paid Time Off (PTO). Our work environment is business casual and we like to have fun with weekly relaxed dress days, monthly breakfasts and birthday celebrations, and regular events like holiday contests, cookouts, and employee appreciation celebrations.

                                                                      About Us::
                                                                      Midwest Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MVS) has provided quality service and merchandise to the veterinary profession since 1961. Our products are distributed from eight branches located in key geographic locations within our trade area. We take great pride in getting our orders out the same day as called in and having the product in the customer's hand the next day. MVS carries products and equipment from most major manufacturers. As we continue to grow, our goal will be, as it has always been, to provide the veterinary profession the very best in service along with quality merchandise at fair and competitive prices.

                                                                      Midwest Veterinary Supply believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and will not violate any law prohibiting discrimination for or against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of any characteristic protected under local, state, or federal statute, ordinance, or regulation. To view applicable employment notices, please visit our Careers page at

Keywords: Midwest Veterinary Supply, Lakeville , Junior Logistics Analyst, Professions , Lakeville, Minnesota

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