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Transportation Analyst Job

DATE: May 24, 2023

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 10% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “52,000 to 85,000” per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 



Armstrong World Industries is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst to be located in Lancaster, PA. The analyst is responsible for proactively facilitating the achievement of the organization’s transportation services and financial goals. Additionally, the Supply Chain Analyst will serve as a key liaison to the organization, including the development and implementation of action plans supporting service and transportation strategies as well as accurate freight payment.


Key Responsibilities of the Analyst:

  • Coordinating effective Logistics provider relationships to meet customer shipping and delivery requirements
  • Developing appropriate KPI’s for service provider performance measurements
  • Supporting performance reviews with transportation providers
  • Developing and executing procurement strategies in support of a Core Carrier Program
  • Supporting the company with all modes of transportation, including TL, LTL, small pack, Rail, IML, Ocean, Air, and the administration of all functions
  • Coordinating methods and use of transportation systems to perform accurate freight rating and accrual processes
  • Ensuring carrier contracts support lowest costs and superior service initiatives
  • Strengthening partnerships with transportation providers delivering win-win results
  • Providing back-up support for the Manhattan TP&E freight rate management system
  • Assisting in execution of all aspects of freight programs, including rate establishment, maintenance and communication
  • Assisting Manager with financial guidance for forecasting, PPV, budget building and strat-plan development as well as payment for freight invoices
  • As needed, support the business with Shipping Loss and Damage Claims
  • Coordinating and leading process improvement activities to improve transport delivery services and improve cost
  • 10% overnight travel required


Required Qualifications for the Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Cost Accounting or other related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of related Logistics or Supply Chain experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to present solutions clearly and concisely
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent in desktop software applications, including Microsoft Office- Excel and Access
  • Ability to interact with all levels with customers, 3rd party providers and internal stakeholders


Desired Qualifications for the Analyst:

  • Advanced degree in a related field
  • Manhattan and/ or Four Kite Transportation software
  • Previous SAP experience


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Lancaster PA)

Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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