Senior Transportation Analyst, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

Created 07/10/2024
Reference 243523987
Country United States
State Tennessee
City Mt. Juliet
Zip 37122
Salary -

Position Title: Senior Transportation Analyst

Location: Mt Juliet - Mt. Juliet, TN

Level: Experienced

Job Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Job Category: Supply Chain


Do you have experience in coordinating transportation and are looking for the right employment opportunity that not only has a great compensation package but whose work is also meaningful? Join our team today!

Who we are

Sunrise Medical is committed to improving people's lives by providing innovative, high-quality mobility products and services that exceed customer expectations. Sunrise Medical is a world leader in the development, design, manufacture, and distribution of manual and powered wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and both standard and made-to-order seating and positioning systems.

In order to better serve our North American customers, we have expanded our operations to a brand new facility in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. For us to be successful in improving the lives of those who need a high-quality mobility product solution, we need YOU!

What we offer

  • Excellent health benefits plans, which includes FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Complete climate controlled facility
  • Generous vacation plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Free on-site fitness rooms (coming soon)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Wellness programs and benefits


Coordinate all aspects of inbound and outbound transportation for the Sunrise Nashville facility. Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate transportation regulations regarding safety, security and international trade. Monitor carrier performance and cost to established metrics. Work with service providers and corporate logistics to improve results.


  • Coordinate, schedule and manage all inbound and outbound shipments for the Nashville facility, in support of manufacturing and customer requirements.
  • Maintain close coordination and communication with the Materials Management, Manufacturing, NA Logistics and Strategic Purchasing teams, to ensure priorities and activities are aligned.
  • Monitor and manage day-to-day import and export operations including daily communication with third-party logistics providers (3 PLs), freight companies, customs brokers, courier companies, and freight forwarders, as well as periodic communication to suppliers and customers.
  • Monitor carrier performance to commitment. Work with carriers and NA Logistics team to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide volume, rate and route analysis for areas served, and participate in contract negotiations for less than truckload (LTL), ocean and small package contracts.
  • Manage all transportation related damage claims to final disposition. Provide Customer Service, Finance and Quality teams with appropriate and timely information to support financial recovery.
  • Manage compliance with import/export regulations from DOC, USITC, BXA, and Customs, and provide all applicable documentation for key customers and regulatory agencies as required for the Nashville location.
  • Responsible for facility management and compliance of C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) requirements. Insure that all Sunrise Medical personnel, visitors, vendors and carriers adhere to security policies and procedures. Ongoing training of new and existing associates on C-TPAT requirements. Represent Sunrise Medical during US Customs, internal or 3rd party C-TPAT facility audits or other activities required to maintain certification.
  • Review, approve/revise, and maintain all freight invoices, liquidation notices and bank confirmations.
  • Preserve and manage files of freight invoices, liquidation notices, and bank confirmations in accordance with customs recordkeeping compliance requirements.
  • Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships to provide education and support.
  • Prepares and/or maintains daily and monthly reporting as required.




  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics/transportation or relevant supply Chain discipline.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years multi-model transportation experience. Import/export experience in industry or with a forwarder/broker or 3PL/4PL highly desired.
  • Combination of experience in customs compliance, international transportation, operations, and airfreight preferred.
  • C-TPAT / OEA experience preferred
  • U.S. Customs Tariff Classifications experience preferred
  • FDA experience preferred
  • Experience with, and working knowledge of private or 3rd party TMS/Order Management systems preferred.
  • Ability to effectively lead/manage people and process
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, tolerances, and technical specifications
  • Ability to effectively present information and negotiate with suppliers
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office Suite programs and advanced skills with Excel
  • Proven ability to problem solve and multi-task


  • Diagnostic Information Gathering – Identifying the information needed to clarify a situation, seeking that
  • information from appropriate sources, and using skillful questioning to draw out the information
  • Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Initiative – Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked to or required by the situation.
  • Business Acumen – Acting with insight and intelligence in the areas of commerce and industry.
  • Managing Performance – Taking responsibility for one’s own or one’s employees’ performance, by setting clear goals and expectations.
  • Customer Orientation – Demonstrated concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal customers
  • Stress Management – Functioning effectively when under pressure and maintaining self-control in the face of hostility or provocation.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem. Ability to apply mathematical and statistical concepts to predict material requirements, lead-time off sets, economic order quantities, minimum lot quantities, carrying costs, pricing, overall costs and to determine statistical trends related to supplier quality.
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Perceptual Speed – The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other.
  • Problem sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Visualization – The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, engineering drawings, tolerances, technical specifications, and legal documents.
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Vision – Requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Attendance – Regular attendance is required.
  • Overtime – Must be able to work overtime, as required.
  • Travel Ability to travel for business purposes.


Employer Sunrise Medical

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