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Senior Analyst - Distribution Solutions

Home Depot

Atlanta, GA
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Senior Analyst - Distribution Solutions (112354)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:


The Logistics Sr. Analyst – Distribution Solutions position supports technology related initiatives, facilitating the design and delivery of high quality solutions for customers.  Through partnering with operational, business, and IT teams, the Logistics Sr. Analyst drives requirements gathering, functional design, and solution delivery in both software and hardware.  While the position has a heavy focus on the distribution centers’ four-walls operational processes and systems, there is often a need to work cross-functionally across all of the Supply Chain organization on many initiatives.  The ideal candidate for this position operates with minimal supervision and once given general assignments, prioritizes and executes tasks. Provides and communicates recommendations to upper management. Mentors and guides Logistics Analysts in daily work tasks. Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, able to support and lead multiple projects, possess excellent communication skills, work well with a team, interact with multiple levels and functions with the Logistics organization.   Typical tasks specific to the specific position include:

  • Drive detailed system requirements supporting operational functionality  and visibility
  • Work closely with IT and software vendor partners in the development of system solutions
  • Support functional testing and customer demos
  • Implementation  and training support in the field for pilots of new solutions
  • Drive new technology research through vendor relations and Proof of Concept implementations


This position reports to Manager of Sr Manager 
This position has no Direct Reports


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 or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

•Engineering, Logistics, Business Administration, or other technical Degree; Master’s Degree a plus

•Possess integrated supply chain systems and distribution operational knowledge (WMS knowledge a plus)

•Experience in large-scale implementation of systems

•Ability to develop user requirements, lead functional designs, and support technical development resulting in quality solution delivery for customer

•Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word and Visio.

•Distribution Operations and/or Consulting experience a plus

Travel:  25%  

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes. 
  • Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups. 
  • Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem. 
  • Financial Acumen: Utilizes fundamental concepts of finance to manage budgets, forecast costs, and provide information to account for the financial impact of decision-making.

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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