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Logistics Analyst

Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 5640 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Supply Chain Operations                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Melville || United States : North Carolina : Davidson 


***** This person can sit in our Davidson, NC office or our Melville, NY office****




  • The Logistics Analyst is responsible for the analysis and reporting of logistics information.  This position works cross-functionally to determine ways to optimize service levels, improve supply chain efficiency and minimize costs.
  • Plans, organizes and executes Logistics activities and projects while ensuring assigned target dates are met.
  • Participates in the assessment and review of project design alternatives and design change proposal impacts.
  • Strong participation in team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking project assignments, while providing the appropriate guidance to cross-functional team members.
  • Performs daily audits and maintains manifest tables within the AS/400 system to ensure optimized routing and order fulfillment.  
  • Identifies and solves problems by designing and implementing systematic solutions.
  • Creates or revises standard operating procedures for logistics processes.
  • Evaluates costs and identifies any potential improvement opportunities associated with expanding MSC’s Ground service territory network through the use of existing programs.
  • Generates monthly reporting regarding UPS shipments and provides ongoing analysis.
  • Performs a quarterly profitability analysis of existing programs.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent required.
  • Minimum of three years of analytical experience required.
  • Project Management experience preferred.



  • Computer proficiency in Word Processing, Excel or Access spreadsheet software required.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.



  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 10% of the time are required




Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


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Nearest Secondary Market: Concord