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Position Title: Transportation Analyst

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville Main ; Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, United States ; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Grade: Grade 04 

Requisition ID: 29076 




McCain Foods is looking for highly motivated individuals who can excel in a fast paced environment and who are excited about challenging projects, delivering solutions and working with people.  We are seeking talented, bright and hardworking individuals with proven track records of success.  Successful candidate will be based in Florenceville-Bristol, NB, Toronto, ON or Oakbrook Terrace, IL.


The primary responsibility of the Transportation Analyst is to work with Supply Chain stakeholders to identify, capture, gather, analyze, document, validate and communicate relevant data for use in managing the costs associated with transportation.  This will include development, design, implementation and maintenance of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics, cost analysis and identifying savings opportunities.


The ideal candidate for this position is curious about our business and understands the importance of enabling data-driven decision making.  You must possess superb analytical capabilities, outstanding business insight, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  You must be able to work independently within broad guidelines, function effectively under time constraints and work on a number of projects simultaneously. 


  • Develop an expert level understanding of major business processes and associated data within the transportation space
  • Assist with volume and requirement forecasting for transportation
  • Rate and pricing analysis
  • Reporting and KPI tracking, including On Time Delivery tracking and analysis
  • Provide support and backup to SAP Logistics, TMS and FourKites Super User, as necessary
  • Provide analytical support for projects, new business opportunities and proposals
  • Provide periodic training to ISC groups for report interpretation
  • Identify, gather and interpret relevant data to assist with root cause analysis and problem resolution
  • Support evaluation of opportunities for optimization of current transportation network that results in performance improvement
  • Drive continuous improvement within the transportation team
  • Participate in cross-functional teams supporting supply chain process improvement projects
  • Ability to manage multiple requests at one time while meeting (or exceeding) stakeholder expectations.


  • Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Information Systems, Engineering or related field.
  • 1-2 years Supply Chain experience, familiar with logistics, transportation and warehouse concepts.
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI
  • Thorough, detail oriented with the ability to work with speed and accuracy.
  • Results focused.  Bias towards action, able to analyze multiple pieces of information and act decisively.
  • Effective communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Tact and diplomacy - ensure professionalism when dealing with internal customers and outside vendors - ability to build strong relationships.
  • Self-motivated with leadership skills and a desire to learn and grow.  
  • Excellent problem solving, organization and planning skills.
  • Understanding and exposure to SAP transactional research and error resolution would be a plus.
  • Experience with TMS and 4Kites would be an asset


  • We are looking for driven individuals who have a bias for action and continuous improvement.
  • If you have an interest in Supply Chain this is a great opportunity to begin or further your career development in this area. We are a company that is committed to growing and challenging our people, and we provide a number of career growth opportunities both within Supply Chain and in other areas of our business.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
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Job Family: Supply Chain & Logistics      
Division: NA Supply Chain 
Department: ​Transportation Execution ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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