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Senior Transportation Systems Analyst

Date: Mar 19, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 19708 


PURPOSE: To support Traffic and Distribution through most detailed knowledge of freight payment processing and the Foreign Trade Zone. This position is responsible for overseeing the accuracy of freight payment coding and processing of $1.2 million per week and is also responsible for accurate, detailed records for U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspection and audit that could result in significant fines and penalties if not correct.



  • Responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the transportation payment processing management system for US10 and US40
  • Responsible for the administration of LE’s Foreign Trade Zone operations and administration.
  • Maintain Foreign Trade Zone documentation to meet Custom’s and Lincoln’s audit requirements.
  • Compilation of weekly, quarterly, and annual reports and submissions will be required
  • Coordination of weekly freight payment processing for Lincoln Electric and WCTA. Includes data retrieval and consolidation, data review, audit, and payment authorization submission.
  • Facilitate freight payment provider coordination for LE Cleveland, LE Canada, Techalloy, Wayne Trail, Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, and other subsidiaries as converted to Data2Logistics.
  • Analysis of procedures to identify drivers to improve invoicing/coding accuracy-internal and external customer focus
  • Responsible for the investigation of freight payment transmission issues and/or IT needs
  • Primary administrative support for Director of Transportation and Distribution
  • Provide freight payment training, reporting, and implementation
  • Provide International transportation support including International processes documentation
  • Learn Six Sigma methodologies to reduce costs/improve services
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 2+ years Transportation administration experience
  • 2+ years Foreign Trade Zone administration experience
  • APICS certification-CSCP
  • Knowledge of freight carrier policies and procedures
  • Six Sigma belt certified or in process (Red or Black)
  • SAP experience-Production-Order to ship, ERP; BW-reporting
  • Must be able to effectively manage internal and external customers to establish and maintain effective manager relationship
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must present a professional appearance and be capable of working with all levels of the organization
  • Must have the ability to prioritize work to meet required reporting and submission deadlines
  • Must be self-motivated, an independent contributor and team player, and negotiator, problem solver and facilitator



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Distribution/Logistics 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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