Full Job Description
NOW TRENDING: Careers at SKECHERS.
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at about.skechers.com
This is not a remote position this is an on-site position in our Southern California Rancho Belago facility.
Must have experience with PKMS and be able to utilize Microsoft BI.
The Operations Business Analyst will conduct global operations analyses, analyzing both monthly financial performance, productivity, and operations key performance indicators. In addition, he/she will develop and monitor data quality metrics and ensure business data and reporting needs are met. Strong technology, analytical and communication skills are must-have traits. In addition to performing financial and operational modelling, the Operations Business Analyst is expected to develop new models and charts that turn data into profitable business decisions. He/she should recognize that streamlining and improving reporting is key to success of the organization. For this role, we require an individual with at least 5 years’ experience in financial and operations analysis combined with understanding of operations key performance indicators. We are looking for candidates with a proven track record of solving complex and ambiguous problems in a structured way. Strong experience with data visualization software is required (i.e. Microsoft BI, Tableau, Domo, etc.)
Essential Job Duties
Analyze Distribution Operations, including budget, P&L, performance and productivity data, error rates and root causes analysis.
Interpret results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining independently.
Analyze reports to identify operational issues throughout all departments.
Conduct ad hoc analyses on various departments.
Design, develop, implement and maintain business solutions and recommendations to improve performance.
Manage operational process improvement projects.
Maintain and publish standard reports for Management team.
Maintain databases and develop weekly / monthly metrics reports.
Develop queries and procedures for tracking and managing product from origin to final destination (factory/port/distribution center)
Work collaboratively with distribution centers to prioritize and control the flow of goods in and out of the DCs
Compile, analyze, and report status of various performance metrics and specifics programs to senior management
Prepare ad hoc reporting as required
Establish and maintain good rapport throughout the organization
Continually seek ways to innovate and/or to improve productivity and drive cost down
Ensure continuous improvement through periodic assessment
Monitor and evaluate progress and outcomes produced by current processes
Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and familiar with record-keeping systems
Strong knowledge of computer systems and database applications
Must be detail-oriented with strong mathematical and written abilities
Ability to communicate effectively to department teams, cross-functional partners, and upper management
Strong planning skills with the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
Must be able to prioritize work and manage time effectively
Understand the business operations and principles of retail, wholesale and ECOM business management
Must be cost-conscious and understand the levers that impact profitability
Must convey information clearly and concisely
Must be able to analyze large data sets in a way that can efficiently and succinctly convey a message
Must be able to work effectively in teams and make meaningful and relevant contributions
Must be flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs and demands of the business
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
Data analytics and modeling experience required
Strong Excel knowledge required
Retail, wholesale and ECOM industry operations experience preferred
PKMS, SQL, Microsoft BI, Tableau or Domo knowledge preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.