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Distribution Business Analyst in Dallas, TX at Tuesday Morning

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Job Description

The Distribution Business Analyst works with cross functional teams to assist in structuring an accurate and efficient work environment. The Distribution Business Analyst will interact closely and collaborate with business partners, including Buying Teams, Vendors, DC Operations, Transportation and Store Operations to drive supply chain excellence. Distribution Business Analyst is responsible for overseeing the completion of work assigned and the day to day resolution of operational issues in Receiving and Processing departments.

Data Analysis / Supply Chain Communication / Issue Resolution - Prevention                                                  

  • Communicates and initiates actions to Buyer / Buyer-Coordinators and other departments.
  • Assists with daily issue resolution and helps resources resolving problems.
  • Provides recommendations for process improvements.
  • Provides answers or points of contacts to employees and vendor staff regarding cost reduction initiatives.
  • Provides on-going recommendations for improving merchandise flow initiatives.
  • Works directly with vendors to ensure vendor is capable of complying with packaging and labeling requirements.
  • Maintains Vendor Manual and ensure vendor compliance.
  • Performs on-going and ad hoc analysis to supplement decision making.
  • Prepares and communicates analysis identifying strengths and weaknesses within the business.
  • Develops recommendations to capitalize on opportunity and mitigate risk.
  • Maintains and strengthens internal, external customer, stores and supplier relationships. Communicates and works with Supply Chain partners in Transportation, Inventory Management, Merchants, Store Operations, and Merchandise Allocation to flow product through the Distribution Center in the most cost efficient and productive manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supply Chain Efficiencies – Cost Reduction                                                                                                                

  •  Implements supply chain efficiencies and cost reduction programs to assist the company in making better merchandise flow decisions by conducting thorough analysis on key areas which are causing DC and Store issues.
  • Builds and maintains a work environment that is positive and is supported by open feedback and two-way communication at all levels.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field strongly preferred
  • Relevant industry and business acumen with strong analytical, problem identification and resolution skills. Be able to simplify and communicate the most complicated issues or problems.
  • Continuous improvement and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to build relationships and influence at all levels.
  • Strong meeting execution and facilitation skills.
  • 6 months minimum experience with DC, Store, or Vendor compliance
  • Knowledge and working experience with project management

Essential Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solver
  • Detail oriented
  • Project management skills
  • Innovative
  • Self-Starter
  • Strong communication
  • Intermediate Excel skills (formulas, format, pivot tables and graphs)

Additional Requirements and Abilities:

  • Able to work Saturdays during peak season (will be rotated among team)
  • Some local travel to Dallas DC required and possibility to travel to Phoenix DC