Business Operations and Logistics Data Analyst

ALTIVIA - Houston, TX1.0

30+ days ago
The Business Operations and Logistics Data Analyst will engage in data mining and analysis that will range across all elements of the business to successfully identify and recommend changes in processes, operations and logistics to upper management.

He/she will also be responsible for a variety of department tasks which include and are not limited to working with global stakeholders, extensive work using Microsoft Excel, managing timelines, and stakeholder inputs.

Responsibilities

Identify and define problems in Operations and Logistics
Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management and transportation
Communicate with service providers, such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, custom brokers or trucking companies
Provide ongoing analysis in areas such as transportation costs, procurement, back orders, delivery processes, and provide advice on the managerial methods used as well as organization of an establishment
Track product flow from origin to final delivery
Communicate with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency and effectiveness policies and programs, minimize cost of logistics operations or processes by using data mining, data modeling, cost or benefit analysis methods
Recommend improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, records management and communications
Make recommendations to upper management through research, case studies, presentations or written reports
Drive initiatives from beginning through to end ensuring successful implementation of changes
Prepare reports on logistics performance measures
Develop business rules or standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes
Teach co-workers about new methods of managing logistics; especially policies, systems, programs and regulations
Perform competitor and customer market research for business segment strategy development
Interface with other business functions on problem identification and resolution
Perform data mining and analysis in support of recommendations to improve the businesses
Serve as key resource for developing and implementing continuous process improvement
Compile & pre-populate information using Microsoft Excel techniques
Develop formulas using Microsoft Excel
Handle project and tasks assignments in a timely manner
Develop and analyzing detailed reports, charts, and shipment simulations to illustrate variances, overall spend calculations, and other using Microsoft Excel formulas
Diagnose and assist with time sensitive issues relating to data and timelines
Learn & gain Product and Product Transportation knowledge in all modes of transport in order to demonstrate knowledge & decision-making methodologies during future assignments/projects
Perform special projects as requested by Logistics Manager

Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Economics or similar subject
Some internship or volunteering experience

Benefits

Excellent medical, dental, vision, vacation and sick pay
Great location, open plan office, awesome collaborative team - best place to learn and grow