Associate Analyst, Forecasting

Walmart eCommerce - San Bruno, CA3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $54,000 - $75,000 a year
Position Description

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in operational data analysis and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
Solves complex operational and financial problems/issues
Supports and executes complex and multi-variable recurring and ad-hoc requests for data or data set-up

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Operations Engineering or related field
  • Possesses good business acumen and strong math/logical/analytical ability
  • Prior Analyst experience in a high visibility role including but not limited to co-ops/ internships
  • Proficient in Excel, SQL, and atleast one programming language like python
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Company Summary

The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
Position Summary

Analyst, Transportation Forecasting and Planning

This position will partner with Engineering, Transportation Carriers, Operations, and Technology teams to design and develop work flows for Walmart eCommerce’s outbound transportation team. This role will be needed to analyze and dive deep into data, owning high customer impacting metrics, determining root cause of defects leading to customer promise failures, and present findings to executive meetings.

A qualified candidate must have demonstrated ability to manage small to medium scale projects of regional and global scale, develop partnerships with multiple teams to access and understand data. Additional responsibilities could include collecting project requirements from the required stakeholders and develop necessary work flows to advice operational teams on key performance indicators.

The complexity of this role requires well beyond basic data entry and research. It involves complex analysis, building robust and scalable databases, configure business impacting systems, and the ability to automate reports.