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Support Analyst
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Support Analyst

Office location for this position: 315 N. Racine Ave., Suite 501, Chicago, IL 60607 USA

What's the opportunity?

The Support Analyst helps facilitate the smooth transition from customer or account request to the team's development resources. This role is the lynchpin tying together development, training, and customer support.

An ideal candidate is passionate about customer service and has a technological inclination. They must also be comfortable working independently and as part of a collaborative team. Ideal candidates will also be adept at identifying root causes to recurring issues to meet customer needs. This role is filled with daily challenges associated with a fast pace and constantly evolving environment for high profile customers. A positive "can do" attitude and willingness to learn about the systems and how the customer utilizes these tools is essential.

Primary focus includes triaging priority for incoming requests, vetting requests for requirements (or working to gather an appropriate level of information), supporting and troubleshooting user problems to determine if the problem is hardware, software, or procedural; resolving problems or escalating problems to appropriate resources if needed and following up to ensure the resolution is to user satisfaction. Daily workload for this role likely includes:

* Managing requests via an incident tracking tool
* Problem solving through research and investigation
* Resolving immediate problems by utilizing tools like SQL
* Helping to identify issue root causes and helping to create solutions to identified defects

This role primarily interacts with and supports the Manager of TMC Reporting and Analytics, the TMC Reporting & Finance group, TMC's Account and Operations Managers (AM/OMs), Corporate IT, and TMC Logistics Leads and Representatives.

What will you be doing?

* Manage TMC Reporting and Analytics request queue
* Ensure proper closure of tickets with the Service Desk according to defined service level agreements (SLA)
* Triage day to day user issues
* Monitor measures to ensure system stability
* Proactively communicate issues
* Help ensure all tickets have fully defined requirements
* Work with the team to appropriately route tickets to the proper developer
* Tracks ticket progress and ensure tickets are appropriately updated
* Escalate critical issues or those exceeding SLA
* Builds strong relationships with the Reporting& Finance, EDW IT, and Service Desk teams
* Builds relationships with users and the broader TMC network
* Proactively reviews planned implementations and identify potential integration or problem areas that need to be monitored.
* Looks for and participates in process improvement opportunities

What are we looking for?


* Bachelor's degree preferred. In lieu of degree, 3 + years of relevant helpdesk/desktop support experience required


* Must have strong customer service experience

* Must have good written and verbal communication

* Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast paced, flexible environment while managing multiple priorities

* Demonstrated creativity solving technology problems.

* Experience in the following desired:
* Previous experience in Transportation/Logistics

* Power BI

* T-SQL preferably with SQL Server


* Strong organization and problem-solving skills

* Professional written/verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

* Self-starter, innovator, and positive team player with ability to work with little or no supervision

* Able to quickly identify problems and find creative/logical solutions with minimal assistance

* Capable of producing quality materials within tight timeframes while simultaneously managing multiple requests

* The ability to set and meet deadlines with short lead times

* Travel- None


We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K with company match, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.

About TMC

Global supply chains are growing increasingly complex. Businesses need the latest technology and industry expertise to advance and stay ahead of the competition. At TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson, we understand what makes supply chains faster, stronger, and more efficient. As a leader in global logistics management, we combine industry expertise with our global technology platform, Navisphere®, to support the world's most complex supply chains. Our logistics experts are located in six Control Tower® locations around the world: Amsterdam, Chicago, Mumbai, São Paulo, Shanghai, and Wrocław. This Control Tower® network, supported by our technology platform, connects our customers to their suppliers and supply chain partners. Our customers leverage these capabilities to manage their logistics in over 170 countries across all modes of transportation. For more information, visit

Equal Opportunity Employer

C.H. Robinson - Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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