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Cardinal Health Senior Consultant, Logistics Optimization & Ship Mode Decisions in Texas

What Transportation contributes to Cardinal Health

We deliver products and services that create a differentiated experience for customers while relentlessly improving speed, reliability, and cost through supply chain optimization. We enable growth through effective and efficient movement of over 40MM shipments for Cardinal Healthcare customers. This includes the flow of materials and products between suppliers, manufacturers, and customers.

Position Expectations

  • Build, enable, and drive multi-year strategy both within direct scope as well as for the Logistics organization
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to achieve organizational goals
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and liaise with internal and/or external stakeholders, including senior leaders
  • Scope, design, activate and deploy logistics modeling and analysis strategies across the enterprise
  • Strong ability to convey complex concepts via written communication
  • High initiative, motivation and ability to be self-directed

Position Accountabilities

  • Assess and identify opportunities to improve logistics product capabilities and service optimization within the Cardinal Health Logistics network
  • Utilize data analysis to identify and coordinate network optimization opportunities to increase efficiency, improve service levels and/or reduce cost
  • Develop original, creative and forward-thinking logistics products and services to improve existing business processes within supply chain utilizing methods such as statistical analysis, regression modeling and optimization
  • Create processes, procedures and routines within the organization to operationalize new capabilities
  • Build relationships across Logistics, Analytics, Sales and Distribution teams to inform decisions and maintain feedback channels

Position Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree, or equivalent experience, preferred
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in Transportation, Logistics or data modeling role
  • Experience with network optimization and analytics tools (Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru, Alteryx, Appian Direct Route)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Expert quantitative analysis skills


Analytical Thinking

Works to understand complex functional situations by paying attention to the details of the tasks at hand and by breaking them down into smaller pieces.

  • Leverages methods and approaches for data collection from other internal/external sources and builds best practices to address complex processes and environments
  • Resolves unusual or extraordinary issues, leveraging data and analytics
  • Identifies sequences, interdependencies, and relevance of information while making recommendations and creating solutions

Building Collaborative Relationships

Collaborates with others and builds strategic alliances globally. Negotiates to build broad-based support and/or persuades others in order to influence important outcomes without prioritizing social cohesion.

  • Leverages strategic alliances across functions and geographies to encourage consensus among groups and reach desired objectives
  • Assesses stakeholders' needs and integrates them into work/project plans where appropriate
  • Networks outside and within the organization and maintains long-term relationships that benefit Cardinal customers.

Customer Experience

Ensures that clients have a positive experience; commits to meet or exceed client expectations.

  • Ensures that requirements of service level expectations or agreements are completely fulfilled
  • Develops and maintains relationships with customers; exceeds customers' expectations by relating the customer's business needs to relevant service offerings
  • Discovers additional services that customers may need through an understanding of customers' businesses and culture

Operational Excellence

Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency while providing flawless transactions and services; manages monetary assets and other resources to optimize cost effectiveness.

  • Reviews comprehensive reports to track resource utilization and identify broad patterns; makes recommendations to improve operational efficiency
  • Consistently seeks opportunities to implement process improvements that allow for flawless service levels
  • Fosters a positive work environment that promotes high-quality service delivery; ensures that service level expectations and agreements are consistently met

Results Measurement and Commitment

Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of protocols, programs or deliverables; compares measurement results to standards and takes immediate action to close gaps identified.

  • Leads cross-business team(s) to gather input on service efficiency and quality
  • Reviews measurement results to determine causes for any underperformance; provides direction in creating results standards
  • Analyzes the effectiveness of process changes; continually strives to close gaps between measured results and service expectations and agreements

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.