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HMS FORECASTING ANALYST

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
05/25/2017
Job Code:
104284
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HMS FORECASTING ANALYST (104284)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Company: Home Services
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Services
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
The Forecasting Analyst is responsible for collecting and analyzing historical data to build, maintain and update predictive models. These models will be used to predict staffing requirements in order to meet service level agreements in both the field and the sales and service center. Analyst will determine correlation between various inputs and how they translate to future work in all HDMS departments.
- These staffing predictions will be provided to various departments such as:
- Human Resources for hiring requirements
- Work Force Management for scheduling and adherence monitoring
- Field Management to determine the proper distribution of workload

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Collecting and analyzing historical data to build, maintain and update predictive models

NATURE AND SCOPE

Position reports to Senior Analyst
No direct reports

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
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: 3 years

Physical 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.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
- The candidate must have strong knowledge and familiarity with:
- Forecasting skills, specifically utilizing the programing language R and strong SQL knowledge 
- Excel
- Access
- Statistics
- Regression Analysis
- Algebra

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Demonstrated ability to complete projects and assignments accurately, catching errors before completion, despite a large workload, competing demands and a fast paced environment
- Ability to set priorities, plan and coordinate work activities and obtain and manager resources so that work objectives are accomplished on time.
- Position deals with a variety of problems and sometime has to decide which answer is best. The question/issues are typically clear and requires determination of which answer (from a few choices) is the best.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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