Logistics Analyst

Salary will be based off experience and credentials.

Chicago, IL


The Logistics Analyst will support the organization through detailed logistical analysis and reporting, outbound transportation coordination, project management, compliance investigation, and freight payment.

Market Overview

Dyson is a global technology company. Using a desire to make things work better as a catalyst for invention, our team of 3,000 engineers and scientists are passionate about developing technology that solves the problems others often ignore. From the world’s first bagless vacuum cleaner, to hand dryers that use 420mph sheets of air to remove moisture from hands, to a completely re-thought hair dryer with its motor in the handle, we are relentless about engineering better solutions. Dyson spends $8.8million a week on research and development and works with more than 40 universities worldwide to develop early-stage technologies.


Dyson launched in the US in 2002, with the DC07 vacuum cleaner. Within 2 years, it was market share leader. Now, the US team is nearly 1,000 strong, with offices in Chicago, IL; Aurora, IL; San Francisco, CA; and Dyson people around the entire country. And we are still growing. Dyson US is poised to double its footprint, and take on new categories. Already a target for our competitors, challenging times are ahead. And our battle-hungry US team is fired up.

Function Overview

The Global Logistics and IBP team is responsible for organization and implementation of a complex logistics operation. They plan, implement and control the efficient flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer's requirements.


Prepares and distributes Logistics metrics and reporting

  • Oversee day to day outbound transportation operations
    • Serve as the main point of contact for our 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) partners, SOP, and Logistics partners
    • Coordinates with Inbound Logistics Manager to make sure all materials are available when needed.
    • Ensure timely inbound unloading, product put away, carrier routing, and on time shipping
    • Audit warehouse processes to verify Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met
  • Provide accurate, meaningful, and timely reporting
    • Own data collection and root cause analysis for agreed upon SLAs for 3PL partners, SOP, and Logistics
    • Create and maintain dashboards to be shared with varying audiences
    • Deliver daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting to support Dyson shipment and revenue goals
  • Support 3PL Warehouse and Freight Payment requirements
    • Participate in monthly Logistics budget meetings and provide support when needed
    • Conduct invoice audits for our 3PL partners to ensure proper pricing is occurring
    • Create, monitor, and manage POs to support timely vendor payment.
    • Process freight claims for any OS&D related discrepancies
  • Collaborate with key internal and external partners
    • Maintain retailer routing guides and communicate changes with 3PL and internal Dyson partners as needed
    • Analyze compliance-related chargebacks and implement corrective actions as appropriate
    • Work with Supply Planning and Inventory Control to ensure inventories are reported correctly and allocations are adhered to
    • Work with SOP to confirm orders are processed as requested at the warehouses
  • Provide assistance for special projects
    • Work cross-functionally to determine the scope, timing, and requirements for special projects
    • Implement data-driven solutions and provide support for the lifecycle of each project

·        Fulfill other duties as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years’ experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, or related field
  • Demonstrates understanding of Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Advanced knowledge/proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Knowledge of advanced reporting systems such as Tableau preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Independent and critical thinking
  • Strong written and oral communication skills     
  • Adaptable/flexible; able to multi task
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy – tireless in getting the right result
  • Able to work both independently and within a team setting

Benefits Overview

Dyson US monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, holidays and retirement plans. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy profit-related bonuses and life and disability cover. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realizing ambition.


Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call(312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.


Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Posted: 4-Jun-2018

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