Distribution Analyst in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is growing fast and looking to add a Distribution 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