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Posted June 14th

Sr Operations Analyst

Columbia, South Carolina


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Republic National Distributing Company

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Posted June 14th

Sr Operations Analyst

Columbia, South Carolina

Function

Operations

Experience

Other

Type

Other

Overview

The Sr. Operations Analyst will assist in developing and leading the distribution and warehouse strategy by documenting, modeling, and planning operations processes. This role will work closely with our supply chain, IT, finance, and inventory teams to deliver functional process and system enhancements that drive efficiency and quality. The Operations Analyst will work to improve functional flow, reduce costs, and improve safety and quality. This individual will apply proven operational, analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of our operations, turning functional business requirements into effective design solutions.

Responsibilities

Provide system visibility support for monthly performance, inventory, and capacity reports for operations.

• Utilize analytical tools and reports (e.g., staffing models, production rate models, procurement models, inventory models, metrics, KPI's, etc.) to improve operational performance.

• Collects and analyzes data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements.

• Support and training for WMS / ERP and/or other operational systems

• Acts as a WMS super user to standardize and streamline processes where applicable.

• Collaborate with IT to support existing WMS projects/improvements and recommend system enhancements.

• Interface with Manager, Operational Excellence on process changes and enhancements as it applies to technologies and process flows.

• Identify areas of opportunity using data collection and survey reporting methods to monitor and improve performance

• Conduct root causes analysis of miss-picks, equipment and process mal-functions, breakage, and N.O.T (not on trucks) and provide recommendations for improvements.

• Implement, maintain, and train the operational Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).

• Be willing to travel, occasionally, to support other distribution centers.

• Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from an accredited four-year college or university with a concentration in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management or a related field; AND 1 to 3 years of experience in supply chain operations, demand planning, distribution, logistics or warehouse operations. This position requires advanced skills in Excel and intermediate skills in Word, PowerPoint & Outlook. Requires experience in making process improvement decisions with key stakeholders. Must have a working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operations metrics & KPIs. This position will require the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. This role also will require the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. This position will further require the ability to effectively present information and responds to questions from groups of managers. This role will require the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. This position will require the ability to apply concepts of statistical modeling and scenario building. This position will require the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. This role also will require the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Previous Lean Six Sigma, or similar training or exposure is highly preferred. Project Management Certification (PMP) preferred.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Must have excellent communication skills / both formal and informal.
• Must have ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
• Thorough understanding of warehouse cost structure.
• Able to interpret cost build up, trends, and monthly financial reports.
• Exceptional project management skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer.
Location
Columbia, South Carolina