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Home Depot SR LOGISTICS ANALYST in Atlanta, Georgia

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 business 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.

Daily project activity coordination for multiple large scale initiatives such as Supply Chain Sync, Manual Floor Load, and Breakpack enhancement Implementation.

Developing and executing score carding for project and key organizational metrics to evaluate the performance to business case of those projects.

Performs forecasting, development and implementation of process improvement opportunities associated with assigned projects

Performs analysis in support of requested business and systemic enhancements which will result in cost savings to the company

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Develop and maintain strong partnerships with existing and future Carriers that support direct to Customer deliveries in the One Supply Chain Downstream delivery network. Areas include (but not limited to):

  • Carrier RFP/Bid Process: Responsible for conducting competitive RFPs for The Home Depot Appliance Delivery (TAD) network and future One Supply Chain Distribution Centers. Partner with Procurement, Finance and Operations to select Carriers that will deliver best in class service through measurable KPIs while ensuring minimal cost impact to the Delivery P&L

  • Carrier Accountability & Compliance: Develop a structured Quarterly Business review program that ensures key contractual terms are being met and key performance indicators are on target. Identify opportunities to improve how THD measures success and maintains compliance in the Carrier Delivery space and incorporate into future contracts

  • Financial Support: Perform financial analysis associated with RFP process (ex. New market bids vs. baseline), analyze price justifications, monitor trends and base rate changes, validate prices increases based on Operational/Business changes, etc. Have a high level of comfort in communicating financial performance, rate increases and RFP results

  • Carrier Onboarding: Support all aspects for current and new Carriers that includes but not limited to:

  • Data pulls critical to onboarding Carriers (ex. volume, slots, days of service, parts forecast)

  • New carrier recommendation – create comprehensive review of all relevant financials, KPIs, benchmarking for final review

NATURE AND SCOPE

This position reports to Manager of Sr Manager

This position has 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 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 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:

Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Math or Finance Degree Master's Degree

Experience with Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology

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

Advanced Skills in: Mini-Tab, Access, SQL, Visual Basic Skills for Data Acquisition and Analysis, Visio-Process Mapping Skills

Project Management Skills

Finance/CBA/Capital Budget Experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Critical thinking skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions; ability to understand and foresee implications of new information for current and future problem solving

  • Solid understanding and use of statistical software to manipulate analyze and interpret data. Statistics / Mathematics / Quantitative analysis; Proficiency in Excel, SQL / Queries, Google Big Query

  • Strong ability to multitask and handle competing priorities at once

  • Teamwork – ability to work well with others from various departments and values the perspective team members bring to a project

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.

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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