The Sr. Analyst will be responsible for leading and implementing projects within the Inventory Planning and Replenishment Organization, and will oversee the planning, designing, and implementing of new systems or changes in existing systems. The Sr. Analyst will design and develop inventory management metrics and reports to support the business requirements, and will play a key role in Business Process Documentation, Design and Improvement. Additionally, this role will be responsible for leading key inventory management improvement initiatives and provide data driven insight and resolution recommendations. They will serve as a central point of contact IPR and logistics, lead cross-functional project from a process and/or systems focus. The Sr. Analyst will be charged with implementing multiple initiatives against aggressive schedules. As the principle driver of their initiatives, this person will work across functional groups to coordinate efforts and ensure success; drive change management by understanding, communicating, and managing changes associated with system enhancements, implementations and process improvements.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Leads cross functional projects by developing limited portions of project plans, timelines,and coordinating teams across each operational area. Ensure on time delivery of specific goals and requirements for inventory mangement projects
Analyze, identify and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for improvement that have measurable dollar impact each year
Documents Business Requirements and processes in a standard format
Provide ad-hoc business analysis, metrics, and reporting to support business needs
Model System Solutions and Scope the system
Design and develop inventory management and systems training as required.
Coach and mentor Inventory Strategy Analyst on team
NATURE AND SCOPE
Sr. Manager/Manager, Inventory Solutions
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Experience in SQL
Experience developing BI reporting (Tableau, MicroStrategy, etc.)
Master's Degree with an emphasis in Engineering or Supply Chain Management
Previous retail experience in inventory mgmt
Understanding of inventory mgmt principles
Previous experience in retail or supply chain operations, nice to have
Good communication skills with wide variety of audiences
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks in a dynamic environment while meeting deadlines and deliverables
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
Critical thinking skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions; ability to understand and foresee implications of new information for current and future problem solving.
Solid understanding and use of statistical software to manipulate analyze and interpret data. Statistics / Mathematics / Quantitative analysis; Proficiency in Access, Excel, IBM and SQL / Queries.
MS Project and Visio; Visual Basic Scripting, DB2/SQ
Strong ability to multitask and handle competing priorities at once.
Teamwork - ability to work well with others from various departments and values the perspective team members bring to a project.
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