Supply Chain Data Analyst- Perth Amboy, NJApply Now Job ID: SUP0008C3 Date posted: 08/14/2018 Location: 3844 - Perth Amboy, Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Description: About us:
Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at a rapid pace. We are constantly reimagining how to get the right product to the guest better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are operating smarter, better utilizing our resources and leveraging data driven decisions to deliver the convenience and service levels our guest demands. We are driven to win in this competitive, rapidly changing business by providing a differentiated and frictionless guest experience. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we rapidly develop and deploy new approaches and processes that improve existing, and enable new capabilities. We’re looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, practical and comfortable with ambiguity. Are you a critical thinker who seeks the root cause and can analyze both qualitatively and quantitatively? Are you a creative problem-solver who simplifies problems, quickly identifies solutions, and can build and execute effective plans to address? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.
A role on the Supply Chain Operations Intelligence Team (OI Team) means being central to our reimagining within Global Supply Chain and Logistics. This strategic team designs, builds, tests and iterates solutions that drive change to meet the unique and evolving requirements of the future business model, optimize for cost, and facilitate increased speed and flexibility. The OI team has a mix of business acumen, technical skills, and experiences that allow it to identify and solve business challenges using proven problem solving methodologies and quickly deliver solutions. The OI team provides an ideal opportunity to work within a highly collaborative, cross functional team managing multiple complex relationships, partnerships and interactions simultaneously. Your specific expertise—whether it’s people, process, technology, or data—will be felt well beyond the boundaries of the supply chain organization, positively impacting Target team members and guests alike.
About the Job:
You will monitor, analyze and adjust daily node operations to minimize adverse impacts to freight flow & adjust inputs and assumptions required to continuously align operational capacities to workload. This impacts the staffing and productivity of the operations to keep the facility on budget. You will plan processes and own the operational execution of performance monitoring routines throughout the shift while continuously striving to automate and simplify workflow monitoring activities by evaluating and creating improvements to systems and tools. You will independently manage reporting metrics and determine how best to provide visibility to operation performance via report creation, insights and analyzing system dashboards. You will work with internal data teams to improve key performance metrics and provide actionable insights. This is accomplished by analyzing operational and financial data to inform performance improvement opportunities with an emphasis on understanding key operational performance indicators and the impact they have on expense, which ultimately improves the supply chain’s bottom line. As new tools and reports are deployed, this position creates and facilitates user acceptance testing and drive adoption across the operational team. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 2+ years’ experience in data analytics or reporting where insights and experience led to operational performance
• Relevant business knowledge, preferably in retail, logistics or warehousing where analysis was used for operational performance improvement
• Strong business acumen, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and strong relationship building skills
• Strong analytical skills with experience with statistical analysis preferred
• Great at communication, collaboration and presentation skills
• Ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
• Intermediate to advanced understanding of analytical and statistical techniques including model building and experimental design.
• Experience creating tools using SQL, MS Excel, MS Access and Tableau
What’s it like to work here? We’re asked that a lot. Target respects and values the individuality of all team members and guests—and we have lots of fun in all that we do.experience our culture