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Regional Distribution Analyst

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Irvine, California, US

Company: Kia America, Inc.

At Kia, we’re creating award-winning products and redefining what value means in the automotive industry. It takes a special group of individuals to do what we do, and we do it together. Our culture is fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative. Our people thrive on thinking differently and challenging the status quo. We are creating something special here, a culture of learning and opportunity, where you can help Kia achieve big things and most importantly, feel passionate and connected to your work every day.

Kia provides team members with competitive benefits including premium paid medical, dental and vision coverage for you and your dependents, 401(k) plan matching of 100% up to 6% of the salary deferral, and time off starting at 14 days per year. Kia also offers company lease and purchase programs, company-wide holiday shutdown, paid volunteer hours, and premium lifestyle amenities at our corporate campus in Irvine, California.




Under the direct supervision of the Regional Distribution Manager, provide support for Regional Distribution Department.  Perform all regional distribution analyst duties for the Region.

Major Responsibilities

Priority 1st - 50%

Manage Company Vehicle system and procedures. This includes Auto Shows and Special Promotions. Dispose of these vehicles to dealers or auction according to policy.

Priority 2nd - 15%

Maintain allocation and distribution files for the Regional Distribution Department, including all allocation records.

Priority 3rd - 15%

Input Dealer Wholesale orders through the Formal Allocation System and through the manual system as needed.

Priority 4th - 10%

Disseminate daily sales and stock reports to regions staff.  Prepare all month end sales reports.

Priority 5th - 10%

Process wholesale returns and interest reimbursements for damaged or lost vehicles.


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience required

Overall Experience

  • 1-3 years’ work or internship experience required

Directly Related Experience

  • Some automotive, customer service or administrative experience a plus for Analyst assignment
  • 3-5 years’ industry experience in sales, marketing or customer service and some interface with automotive retailers experience required for Sr. Analyst assignment


Excellent communication skills required (written and oral)
Strong PC skills including Access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


CHALLENGE - Solving Complex Problems
COLLABORATION - Building and Supporting Teams
CUSTOMER - Serving Customers
GLOBALITY - Showing Community and Social Responsibility
PEOPLE - Interacting with People at Different Levels
Adapting to Change
Communicating Effectively
Driving Continuous Improvement
Driving for Results
Managing Resources


Equal Employment Opportunities

KUS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, including pregnancy and childbirth and related medical conditions, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, legally protected physical disability or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  KUS complies with applicable law governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which KUS has offices.  The KUS EEO policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.


Disclaimer:  The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and for this position.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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