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Logistics Applications Analyst

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  24704

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Logistics Applications Analyst Role is an experienced analyst who leverages broader supply chain knowledge to drive improvements and efficiencies in our materials movements process through our transportation and warehousing functions. The associate will use analytics and leading-edge technology/toolsets to identify areas of opportunity to improve our transportation utilization, warehousing scorecard, integrations with BluJay and our WMS (internal and 3PL), and overall total delivered costs to our customers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

Operate and Maintain Activities – 50%

  • Works with the business to identify opportunities for improvement in Transportation and Warehouse in collaboration with external customers on business operations and processes.
  • Interacts with the business stakeholders and functional teams in order to understand their problems and future needs.
  • Ensures the data, reports, and analysis provide value and support effective business decision making.
  • Supports logistics processes, tools, and systems. Facilitates the escalation and resolution of critical system issues.
  • Solves business problems and, as needed, designs solutions.
  • Develops and facilitates user training for all planning functions to end users.
  • Attends conferences and meets with industry professionals to collaborate and align on best practices.
  • Experience with SAP Table designer, BEx Query Designer, WMS, BluJay.      

 

 

Project Activities – 50%

  • Provides data, analysis and tools to assist in the improvement of warehouse and transportation management execution and deliverance of the Rich Experience to our customers
  • Gathers, documents, analyzes, and architects solutions for business needs and requirements.
  • Key Liaison that Interacts with system architects and developers to ensure system is properly implemented.
  • Tests the system and creates system documentation and user manuals.
  • WMS/BluJay System Subject Matter Expert for Acquisitions and Integrations.
  • Customer focused analytic projects to reinvent our cost structure and help drive customer adoption through illustrating shared cost and/or functional benefits
  • Project lead for warehouse transitions
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

 

  • ​​​​​​BS Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Supply Chain, Forecasting, Business Analysis, Project Management.
  • ERP experience a plus (SAP preferred), WMS experience a plus
  • Advanced PC Skills, proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, BI).
  • Self-managed and taught, ability to learn new systems
  • Financial, system & supply chain acumen
  • Database knowledge (design, structure, reports, analysis, queries) 
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to present ideas and projects clearly and concisely.
  • Self-motivated and able to handle multiple priorities.
  • APICS certification a plus

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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