Associate Analyst, Operations
- Location SAN BRUNO, CA
- Career Area Supply Chain & Logistics
- Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
- Employment Type -
- Position Type -
- Requisition 935138BR
What you'll do at
• Generate analyses, presentations, and recommendations to drive operational improvements for our outbound and inbound forecast.
• Troubleshoot data issues and work with internal business partners to derive and build customized reports or dashboards to investigate opportunities.
• Develop an understanding of outbound integrated shipping network and come up with recommendations for cost savings opportunities.
• Develop relationships with Carriers, Wal-Mart Supply Chain teams and Carrier Relations team in Bentonville, and other operational groups to communicate and best leverage accurate forecasting.
• Mature, refine, and report on KPIs to effectively manage forecasting accuracy.
• Required mastered skills: MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, SQL and database mining knowledge.
• Manages multiple projects at once while ensuring deadlines are met and data output is accurate.
• Utilizes macro skills to build scalable processes and drive automation of daily tasks.
• Ensures integrity and efficiency of reports and data.
• Proven experience leading data-driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution stages.
• Capacity to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology.
• Effective communication skills to reach multiple levels of the organization, including senior management and cross-functional groups.
• Ability to champion ideas and influence the organization in order to ensure ideas are executed, especially in scenarios where direct authority is absent.
• Foster and maintain Wal-Mart's three core values:
i. Respect for the Individual
ii. Service to our Customers
iii. Strive for Excellence
2) Preferred Educational Level:
• Bachelors degree in supply chain, business, engineering, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or STEM-related fields
• Required experience: 1+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics, or in a business analyst capacity.
4) Physical Requirements:
• Minimal travel required
• Prior familiarity with data blending using tools like KNIME is a plus
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once while ensuring deadlines are met and data output is accurate and appropriate for the business.
• Must also be able to deal with ambiguity and make independent decisions about what data and approach is best for the task at hand.
• Good collaboration with cross-functional partners that include: Merchandising, Suppliers, Facilities, Carriers, Customer Service.
• Execute/meet deadlines with a focus on accurate data and clear communication.
• BA/BS or MBA/MS degree in supply chain, business, engineering, mathematics, operations research or statistics
• Preferred experience: 2+ years of Transportation industry experience.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options
- Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents