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Associate Analyst, Operations in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Associate Analyst, Operations

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 935138BR

What you'll do at

• Develop and review forecasting and modeling processes on a regular basis to identify opportunities for forecast accuracy.
• 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.


Minimum Qualifications

1) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Functional Competencies:
• 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.

Interpersonal Competencies:
• 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.

Leadership Competencies:
• 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

3) Experience:
• Required experience: 1+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics, or in a business analyst capacity.

4) Physical Requirements:
• Minimal travel required

Preferred Qualifications

• Preferred skills:.Knowledge of MS-PowerPoint, MS-Access, VBA and database mining knowledge
• 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.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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