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Job Category:
Other
Industry:
Home Improvement & Hardware
Retail
Employment Type:
Full time
Experience:
1-3 years of experience
Posted:
8/5/2012
Logistics Analyst Channel Management ) GA - Atlanta
(This job is no longer available)
Home Depot | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Position Purpose A Logistics Analyst uses analytical methods and a variety of tools to understand, predict, and/or control Logistics operations and processes. Analysts are responsible for data management, analyzing performance, identifying problems, and developing recommendations that support Logistics management. Solves problems by considering courses of action within the framework of management s goals and standards. Completes all tasks in expected timeframes. Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to support multiple projects and/or Logistics business functions, possesses excellent communication skills, works well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions with the Logistics organization, and able to manage vendor/business relationships. Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities 25% Create and analyze reports to support business execution. 25% Develops business tools and solutions based on knowledge, product or technology and identifies Logistics process improvement. 15% Supports vendor/business partner relationships. 15% Develops and maintains cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models 10% Performs data management through a combination of data mining, data modeling, data analysis, cost/benefit analysis and/or problem analysis; while executing day to day processes related to area of responsibility. 10% Supports the business through ad-hoc queries, and maintains reports from a variety of resources as specific to department or organizational needs Nature and Scope Responsible for helping others and providing on-the-job training or guidance Environmental Job Requirements Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Typically requires overnight travel 5% to10% of the time.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Minimum Qualifications Must be eighteen years of age Must pass the Drug Test Must pass the Background Check Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable Education Required The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Years of Relevant Work Experience - 2 Physical Job Requirements Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Additional Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Math, or Finance. Proficient in business process evaluation, cost analysis, procedure development, and process improvement. Demonstrates knowledge of methodologies and standards for gathering requirements, documentation and analysis. Advanced computer skills to retrieve, manipulate, analyze, and interpret data with experience with MS Office Suite and other analysis tools including Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project & Statistical software. Proficiency with SQL, SQL Server Management Studio and Microstrategy a plus. Strong quantitative skills - thorough knowledge of statistics and quantitative data analysis and interpretation Excellent customer service skills and ability to form partnerships with internal and external business partners Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes. Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups. "Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem. Financial Acumen: Utilizes fundamental concepts of finance to manage budgets, forecast costs, and provide information to account for the financial impact of decision-making." "Adaptability: Adapts to and embraces change with composure, resilience, and perseverance in the face of constraints, high pressure, and adverse situations. Delivers Results: Demonstrates a clear bias for action and a sense of urgency on priorities." "Drives Excellence: Approaches problems systematically; develops solutions with sustainable and scalable results. Excels in Customer Service: Thinks and acts with a customer perspective." Inspires Achievement: Excites associates about change, by explaining its benefits and the business case. BETS_ARC_Setter BACH_3a9945

 

About Home Depot

The Home Depot, Inc.is a home improvement retailer. The Home Depot stores sell an assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products, and provide a number of services. The Home Depot stores average approximately 105,000 square feet of enclosed space, with approximately 24,000 additional square feet of outside garden area. During the fiscal year ended February 1, 2009 (fiscal 2008), the Company had 2,233 The Home Depot stores located throughout the United States, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories of the United States Virgin Islands and Guam, Canada, China and Mexico. On January 26, 2009, the Company announced the closing of its EXPO, THD Design Center and Yardbirds stores. (Source: 10-K)