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Business Analyst

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Listing Status: Filled
  • Date Posted: 2022-05-31 05:06

Job Description

Nussbaum is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Business Analyst with a passion for improving financial results and engaging data in a meaningful way. As a candidate for this position, you should demonstrate an attitude of continuous improvement and a history of using analytical/critical thinking skills to drive real-world results. We’re excited about the new potential you will bring to the information streams within our organization!

In this role, you will leverage SalesScope, custom Excel programs, and internal/external data sources to provide timely, data-driven guidance for business decision-making. Initially, we expect a strong focus on learning to consistently apply multi-layer, decision-oriented business logic, learning lane-based pricing for assigned customers, and integrating into the broader business development team. We will also emphasize data point memory-enhancing in lane research, multi-cycle trucking performance strategy, and a practical understanding of Nussbaum’s operational and financial metrics. Our ideal candidate will derive energy from analyzing all the angles of a decision and then selecting the outcome that best serves Nussbaum.

Nussbaum believes in recognizing and rewarding employees who demonstrate excellence in their work. The Business Analyst position offers the potential for advancement to Business Analytics Manager or other senior positions within Nussbaum.

At Nussbaum, our vision is to be purpose-driven in everything we do. We want to positively impact our drivers, employees, customers, partners, and those we meet along the way. This means we do more than just “show up.” As employee-owners, we own our actions and take a personal stake in our company’s success. We lead with faith and integrity. We put people and family first. It’s at our core, and it’s the reason so many people love coming to work here each day. Are you ready to join us?

Core Responsibilities

  • Spot quoting rates for customers
  • Bid Work – importing, pricing, and submitting formal bids
  • Pricing data Q & A
  • Rate Management
    • Adding new rates to the database
    • Managing the list of active rates
  • Lane Yield Analysis
  • Return-on-Assets (ROA) Scenario Reviews

Job Schedule

  • Full-time position
  • Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm
  • Location: Corporate Offices – 19336 N. 1425 East Rd., Hudson, IL 61748


  • Full insurance benefits – health, dental, vision, short-term life, and disability
  • 401(k) company-match
  • Escalating PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – a company-funded supplemental retirement benefit in addition to the 401(k)
  • Flexible Spend Account options for healthcare and child daycare
  • Professional development opportunities

Job Requirements

Desired Soft Skills

  • Strong ability to present an opinion that is backed by analysis
  • Willingness to immediately drop well-presented opinions and change directions when presented with new data, without hurt feelings
    • Ability to bounce-back from perceived losses
  • Humility and a desire to serve others before self
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to team members and managers

Desired Hard Skills

  • Competent in Microsoft Excel
  • Competent in Data Analysis
    • Summarize large data sets
    • Analyze for actionable data
    • Present data cleanly and concisely
  • Ability to learn new tools and processes quickly
  • Experience with P&L calculations


  • Be energized by a strong company financial performance
  • Inspired to be purpose driven to make a positive impact on those around you
  • Have a passion for data analysis and how it can guide decision making

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