Operations Analyst

  • location: Roseville, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 per hour

job description

Operations Analyst

job summary:
Our client is looking for an Operations Analyst for a 1+ year contract in Roseville, CA.

Position Summary:

The operations analyst is responsible for complex data analysis, statistical projections and regression modeling of factors to assist the Operations department in understanding current and future trends as it relates to variability and predictability in processes, labor availability and new programs. Responsible for continuous improvement in the development and implementation of new methodologies/tools for supply chain analysis aimed at equipping multiple business units with key decision tools throughout the product life cycle.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Uses Operational Planning & Supply Chain Tools; Process includes statistical analysis for each Program, Business Unitor Division
  • Uses other data tools (Excel, Access, SQL,& Discovery) for the development of reports and information
  • Analyses audit data - prepares the market situation reviews, trend evaluations, statistical (or other) projections, correlations, regression models, etc.
  • Applies Econometric modelling to Forecast Generation and supportive processes.
  • Contributes to development of new approaches and methodologies for Supply Chain analysis, this includes partnership with IT for application and tool development.
  • Formulates Business scenarios - hypotheses - then investigates and tests through identification and review of appropriate historical analogies.
  • Proactively manages business data to ensure all available business variability information is taken into account directly or indirectly.
  • Designs and develops business decision models aimed at understanding cost and service trade-offs for distribution management programs and services.
  • Develops test cases for major system level enhancements
  • Participates in monthly, collaborative Operations meetings with an emphasis on analysis that leads to Income Statement and Balance Sheet improvements.
  • Uses unit forecast results to provide input into responsiveness strategies across the complete Operations.
  • Participates in Demand/Forecast Reconciliation Meetings between Marketing, Planning, Finance and Others
  • Manages the Operational Process and Metrics to drive improvement processes.
  • Ensures program lifecycles are effectively managed.
  • Supports the business in end of program decisions using trend analysis and leverage past product life-cycles/forecasts to position department to take on new business.
  • Initiates programs for Operations process improvement/optimization across Business Units
  • Trains others on Operational tools, methods, & techniques.
Education/ Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Business, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5-6 years demonstrated work experience in forecasting planning and business operations within a multinational manufacturing company
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the variables and dynamics that determine overall business performance and how strategic and tactical performance directly influences business performance (Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing, Finance function knowledge and specific results demonstrated).
Personal:

  • Self-Starter
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Conceptual, strategic thinker
  • Energy, ambition and drive to succeed - "Makes things happen"
  • Hands on
  • Accustomed to achieving results through people
  • Good coaching & facilitation skills
  • Change agent
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally
 
location: Roseville, California
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Our client is looking for an Operations Analyst for a 1+ year contract in Roseville, CA.

Position Summary:

The operations analyst is responsible for complex data analysis, statistical projections and regression modeling of factors to assist the Operations department in understanding current and future trends as it relates to variability and predictability in processes, labor availability and new programs. Responsible for continuous improvement in the development and implementation of new methodologies/tools for supply chain analysis aimed at equipping multiple business units with key decision tools throughout the product life cycle.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Uses Operational Planning & Supply Chain Tools; Process includes statistical analysis for each Program, Business Unitor Division
  • Uses other data tools (Excel, Access, SQL,& Discovery) for the development of reports and information
  • Analyses audit data - prepares the market situation reviews, trend evaluations, statistical (or other) projections, correlations, regression models, etc.
  • Applies Econometric modelling to Forecast Generation and supportive processes.
  • Contributes to development of new approaches and methodologies for Supply Chain analysis, this includes partnership with IT for application and tool development.
  • Formulates Business scenarios - hypotheses - then investigates and tests through identification and review of appropriate historical analogies.
  • Proactively manages business data to ensure all available business variability information is taken into account directly or indirectly.
  • Designs and develops business decision models aimed at understanding cost and service trade-offs for distribution management programs and services.
  • Develops test cases for major system level enhancements
  • Participates in monthly, collaborative Operations meetings with an emphasis on analysis that leads to Income Statement and Balance Sheet improvements.
  • Uses unit forecast results to provide input into responsiveness strategies across the complete Operations.
  • Participates in Demand/Forecast Reconciliation Meetings between Marketing, Planning, Finance and Others
  • Manages the Operational Process and Metrics to drive improvement processes.
  • Ensures program lifecycles are effectively managed.
  • Supports the business in end of program decisions using trend analysis and leverage past product life-cycles/forecasts to position department to take on new business.
  • Initiates programs for Operations process improvement/optimization across Business Units
  • Trains others on Operational tools, methods, & techniques.
Education/ Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Business, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5-6 years demonstrated work experience in forecasting planning and business operations within a multinational manufacturing company
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the variables and dynamics that determine overall business performance and how strategic and tactical performance directly influences business performance (Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing, Finance function knowledge and specific results demonstrated).
Personal:

  • Self-Starter
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Conceptual, strategic thinker
  • Energy, ambition and drive to succeed - "Makes things happen"
  • Hands on
  • Accustomed to achieving results through people
  • Good coaching & facilitation skills
  • Change agent
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Entry Level
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Excel
  • SQL
  • Supply Chain
  • Business Analysis
  • Data Analysis

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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