Operations Analyst in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is growing fast and looking to add an Operations Analyst to their team in Memphis. Qualified candidates will have advanced excel skills and know SQL. With the growth, you will be part of helping with the implementation of a new WMS system. This position is a critical part of the Distribution team - owning the analytics and data reporting in the department to drive efficiencies, problem solving and cost savings. The Operations Analyst will play an important role in work-flows and processes through data collection and analysis.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required
  • BS degree in operations, business or related field
  • 3-5 years' experience in an operational analyst role
  • Experience in consumer products and Ecommerce is simply preferred
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to break down complex problems, formulate plans, conduct analysis
  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensure sustainable distribution center performance through in-depth technical knowledge, analyses and review of systems and daily reports
  • Solves a broad range of problems of varying scope and complexity employing project management tools and analytical approaches
  • Creates data collection tools and reporting mediums to monitor operations performance
  • Generate demand based slotting plans across all products seasonally
  • Continual review of product slotting vs. demand velocity to maximize effectiveness of replenishment to ensure efficient order-flow, picking and on-time shipments
  • Resolve product data setup problems within WMS and other applications
  • Monitor inbound and outbound carrier performance and freight costs to identify cost savings opportunities
  • Analyze cost trends to improve distribution center cost effectiveness and coordinate the review, accrual and reconciliation of distribution operating expenses
  • Manage operational initiatives
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required and assigned

REF # 165750