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Senior Analyst, Global Transportation (Remote)

Req # JR - 064963 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States (Remote) Additional locations Singapore (remote); Poland (remote); Belgium (remote); Italy (remote); Thailand (remote); United Kingdom (remote) Job Category Supply Chain Date posted 04/13/2022

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At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 


The Senior Analyst, Global Transportation is responsible for managing projects, establishing global standard work, translating & prioritizing requirements, supporting transportation value improvement projects, reporting metrics & identifying trends. This role will work closely with global service providers and regional functional stakeholders to simplify transportation processes.  We encourage an independent thinker with diversity of thought to support a culture of agility and collaboration. Data collection, reporting, analysis, and project management are key to success in this role.

Essential duties and responsibilities: 

  • Drive global standardization of logistics processes

  • Execute value improvement projects against ~$750M of freight under management

  • Manage all aspects of multiple medium sized and/or complex projects from initiation through closure

  • Develop, sell, and implement comprehensive project plans, encompassing project team structure and resource assignment, implementation, testing and training plans, creation of a control plan identifying both business process metrics and ensuring successful transition to operations teams

  • Own all project risk; including time, budget, and scope, and the associated plans to contain and/or mitigate risk

  • Responsible for translating high-level business requirements into detailed functional specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications

  • Assist the business in determining which business requirements can and should be automated and how they are then integrated with other business and technical processes

  • Overcome roadblocks to ensure project delivery is made in line with internal and external customers’ requirements

  • Develop, coach and lead operations teams, setting measurable goals and objectives to evaluate success

  • Maintain functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of logistics systems, organization, and business processes

  • Drive continuous improvement culture with a pipeline of ideas for service improvements, cost reduction, efficiency and/or optimization

  • Expertise in pulling, validating, analyzing, and presenting key data to facilitate decision making

  • Present updates to Transportation Leadership Team with clear timing and deliverables


  • 4+ Years of Transportation experience in a matrixed organization

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Strong communication skills (with team, peers, and upper management) and ability to develop rapport with other functional leaders inside Baxter and external partners

  • Thinks strategically, innovates, and makes recommendations for improvements consistently

  • Analytical experience for solving complex problems with clear fact-based solutions

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent project management, communication, and analytical skills. Ability to document, plan, market & execute projects

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Proven ability to work on cross-functional, multi-cultural teams

  • Proven ability to meet deadline in a fast-paced changing environment



The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

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