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Continuous Improvement Analyst in Fontana, CA at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fontana, CA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/27/2018

Job Description

Operations Optimization Analyst

The Operations Optimization Analyst for Productivity and Continuous Improvement is responsible for using business intelligence to produce information and insights that will drive operational efficiency across a network of DSC Logistics Centers. This Analyst will collaborate with the operations and engineering teams to ensure all productivity issues are identified and resolved appropriately. The Analyst facilitates projects and initiatives that improve the service performance and cost position of the customer’s business activities.

Produce analyses and provide information required by operations and the customer

  • Analyze and manage labor expense, including productivity performance data
  • Develop production plans, schedules and communicate business intelligence needs
  • Produce Logistics Center Efficiency Analysis (e.g. pick line analysis)
  • Produce LC scorecard and provide insight

Analyze, Audit and Oversee Continuous Improvement Activity

  • Use data & statistical tools to create continuous improvement plans (including cost trending and improvement plans)
  • Perform analysis to determine root cause of process barriers, identify sources of inefficiencies, waste or excess costs, and develop recommendations for process improvements
  • Coach, champion and sometimes lead improvement projects within a distribution center
  • Provide training recommendations to Operations Leadership

Operations Support

  • Monitor adherence to leading practices and provide feedback to the leadership team regarding opportunities in current leading practices
  • Identify and implement initiatives/projects that reduce costs and improve services to customers
  • Collect and monitor activities to assess trends and opportunities for each Logistics Center and provide proactive recommendations
  • Participate in safety committee (LPC activities)

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 or more years of experience in Operations and/or experience in Lean Six Sigma or equivalent methodologies
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proven ability to analyze data and provide recommendations based on analysis
  • Ability to travel as needed

Preferred

  • Experience with project management concepts and techniques
  • Certifications in Continuous Improvement, Lean and/or Six Sigma

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work across a network and effectively interact with a variety of stakeholders
  • Skilled in conveying information in understandable terms at all levels of the organization
  • Objective and resilient when presenting findings and insights
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills