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Transportation Analyst (small parcel exp)- Lenexa, KS

UnitedHealth Group

Lenexa, KS
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750099 Senior Logistics Analyst Lenexa KS

Transportation Analyst (small parcel exp)- Lenexa, KS (750099)

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction in Freight Management for corporate and pharmacy operations
  • Manages project relating to shipping software and back end cost and service improvement
  • Includes utilization of software programs to enhance tracking, cost improvements
  • Will be responsible for Logistics software for update implementation, providing training to floor staff in utilization of software
  • Systems will include TMS, address validation, audit processes and modeling software
  • Responsible for Creating shipping forecasts and budgets
  • Provides regular updates to Management / Leadership on cost adherence, service levels and key recommendations to improve profile
  • Key role in carrier and vender negotiations
  • Will oversee and monitor invoice processes as well as post audit recovery programs
  • Work with IT and related departments to ensure business rules and routing guidelines are up to date within all systems for low cost transportation
  • Will provide support to both HDP and Specialty areas of the business
  • Provide Logistics representation for cross functional projects as assigned by leadership
  • Additional projects as assigned by leadership
  • Providing regular updates to upper management and leadership on cost adherence / service levels and key recommendations to improve profiles
  • Oversee and monitor invoice processes as well as post audit recovery programs
  • Partnering with IT departments

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, related field or equivalent work experience

  • Leadership mentality with good presentation skills

  • 5+ years of experience in business / finance logistics

  • Experience with Budget, Forecasting

  • Experience with Carrier / Vendor Management

  • Experience with transportation and distribution software, applicable to parcel environment

  • Familiar transportation management systems and shipping software

  • Experience in supporting multiple sites

  • Experience in a high volume / fast paced environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Logistics background

  • Healthcare experience working within a Pharmacy Operations environment



Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: Transportation, logistics, budget, Lenexa, KS, Kansas

Job Details

  • Contest Number750099
  • Job TitleTransportation Analyst (small parcel exp)- Lenexa, KS
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Lenexa, KS
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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