Transportation Applications Analyst (OTM)

Steel and Pipe Supply
August 6, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


Position Description:

The Transportation Applications Analyst helps our company ship steel efficiently by maintaining and supporting the company’s logistics software, Oracle Transportation Module (OTM). This position has three components: troubleshooting issues with the software, finding new and better ways to use the software, and reporting on the information housed in the software. Starting pay of $55k - $60k annual depending on experience.

What are the Primary Responsibilities?

  • Create and maintain strong relationships with business unit(s)
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of OTM and the transportation needs of the business
  • Act as the first point of contact for all inquiries about OTM
  • Assist end-users and troubleshoot OTM-related issues
  • Identify and propose ways to reconfigure OTM so that it meets business needs
  • Help design, test, plan, and implement all changes to OTM
  • Provide go-live planning, support, and training to personnel affected by OTM changes
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to resolve gaps between business requirements and the software’s capabilities
  • Use analytics software to report on, model, and analyze OTM data

Physical & Work Requirements:

  • Ability to spending long periods of time at a computer
  • 0 to 50% travel as required

Required Background, Competencies & Expertise:

  • Advanced MS office and documentation
  • Ability to stay motivated with little or no supervision
  • Detail-orientated approach to tasks
  • Excellent organization
  • Learning agility
  • Drive for results
  • Superior communication skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Creative problem solving

Preferred Background, Competencies & Expertise:

  • B.A. in Business, MIS, or related field or 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with OTM
  • Experience writing SQL database reports
  • Composure
  • Influence


  • Bonuses based on company performance (EBITDA, ROIC)
  • 401k retirement contribution matching – 50% company match up to 6% of your annual wages
  • Company covers about 80% of the cost of medical insurance for you and your family
  • Company covers 100% of the cost for a life-insurance policy
  • Company covers 100% of the cost for both short and long-term disability insurance policies
  • Children of long-term employees can apply for company scholarships
  • Paid personal time is available for use as it accrues
  • One week of paid vacation after 6 months
  • Two weeks of paid vacation after one year

What is Steel and Pipe Supply?

Steel and Pipe Supply buys steel and sells it to large customers that make products like farm equipment, powerline towers, storage tanks, frames for stadiums, and more. In addition to storing steel, some of our service centers process it – cut, bend, decoil, etc. – to make life easy for our customers. In this position, you'll work alongside teammates in the transportation department at Steel and Pipe Supply's corporate headquarters in Manhattan, Kansas.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO/AA Minorities/Female/Disabilities/Veterans

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