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Operations Optimization Analyst in Atlanta, GA at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview

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.

Position Responsibilities

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)

Job Qualifications

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

We offer a market competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement. Local candidates only, please, as relocation assistance is not available for this position.

DSC Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and relies on the diverse skills, backgrounds and perspectives of our people to drive change, innovation and growth. EOE/M/F/D/V