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Senior Logistics Analyst

Home Depot

Atlanta, GA
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Senior Logistics Analyst (109399)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
Position Purpose 

A Logistics Sr. Analyst uses analytical methods and a variety of tools to understand, predict, improve and/or control Logistics operations and processes. Sr. Logistics Analysts are responsible for data management, analyzing performance, identifying problems, and developing recommendations that support Logistics management. Solves problems by considering courses of action within the framework of management s goals and standards. 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, and able to manage vendor/business relationships. 

The Senior Logistics Analyst – Supply Chain Development position is part of a team dedicated to driving projects and initiatives that develop new capabilities within The Home Depot’s supply chain. Serving as a liaison between field operations, corporate partners, and IT, the logistics analyst works with cross functional project teams to gather business requirements, support system functionality and operational reports design, develop standard operating procedures, support creation of training materials, provide on-site support for pilot initiatives, and project manage

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities 

Major Tasks:

  • 30% Supports users of the Enterprise Data Warehouse by identifying and addressing opportunities to enhance data accuracy and availability
  • 10% Partners with IT partners to guide the development of applications that support and optimize business processes
  • 30% Partners with IT to develop an accurate and comprehensive Enterprise Data Warehouse in Cloud environment
  • 10% Develops and prototypes new tools for short-term solutions to business problems, using software development tools and business knowledge
  • 20% Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for analytics and operational teams seeking to use Cloud data to solve business problems
Nature and Scope 
Responsible for helping others and providing on-the-job training or guidance 

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.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • 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 

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. 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of Project Management
  • Collaborative attitude toward interacting with a variety of people/teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment
  • Strong written and oral communications
  • Experience with SQL, Excel, Tableau, and other analytical tools
  • Willingness to learn new skills/technologies
  • Ability to organize and prioritize complex tasks

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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