Analyst III Logistics (Business Systems) - Retail Business Services

Delhaize America Scarborough , ME 04074

Posted 2 months ago

About Retail Business Services

Retail Business Services, LLC, is the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, currently providing services to five East Coast grocery brands, including Food Lion, The GIANT Company, Giant Food, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Retail Business Services leverages the scale of the local brands to drive synergies and provides industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies with services including Information Technology, Merchandising, Marketing & Sourcing Services, Private Brand Products, Pharmacy Services, Not for Resale, Store Services, Financial Services, Legal Services, Communications, Supply Chain and People Systems and Services. Retail Business Services operates across seven campuses in the Greater Charlotte, Harrisburg, D.C., Portland, Boston and Chicago Areas. For more information, visit www.retailbusinessservices.com. To stay updated with the latest news, follow Retail Business Services on LinkedIn (@Retail-Business-Services) and Twitter (@RBServicesNews).

Position Title: Analyst III Logistics

Position Location: Scarborough, ME

Position Summary:

Responsible for evaluating, recommending, and implementing WMS options and integrated WMS systems and processes across Ahold Delhaize America. Uses analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance WMS processes. Collaborates across all Ahold Delhaize America banners in support of each company's unique business strategies. Collaborates with internal and external partners to guide, provide expertise, and recommend solutions that highlight cost and other holistic impacts and trade-offs to the Ahold Delhaize America Supply Chain. Provides analytical expertise and guidance for projects, new business opportunities, and proposals.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively work with cross-functional teams across multiple operating companies for the implementaion of WMS system.

  • Evaluate, analyze, and recommend cross-functional WMS solutions that align Ahold Delhaize America Supply Chain strategy with individual business objectives.

  • Collaborates in the discovery of Supply Chain opportunities throughout a combined Ahold Delhaize America network.

  • Participates in the development of alternate product channels utilizing sound research and design methodology, as well as, the development and implementation of programs to improve operating processes.

  • Facilitates continuous improvement conversations at all levels throughout the organization.

  • Collaborates with internal and external partners (IT, Suppliers, Distribution, Transportation, Category, Retail, 3rd Party Providers) to design and implement strategies and tactics to reduce total landed cost, while developing a more consumer driven network. Is a company expert on industry WMS activities, changes, and trends.

  • Meet with impacted departments concerning goals, priorities and technical concerns.

  • Provide support for motivating peers and function as an effective promoter of change and growth.

  • Provide support for the implementation of a continuous improvement culture

  • Serve as a member of key teams and committees as needed

  • Responsible for the development, talent planning and performance management of self. Requirements Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience

  • 3 - 5 years combined experience in supply chain, distribution operations, inventory management, sourcing, business analytics and/or logistics

  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, finance, supply chain or related field - or 5 years industry or analytical experience

  • Demonstrated ability to transform data from multiple sources into actionable business intelligence

  • Collaboration experience with vendors, transportation providers, and third-party vendors

  • Six Sigma, APICS, CPM, or other analytical or supply chain oriented certification/training

  • Organizational change management experience and understanding of the value of business process change relating to people, process and policies

  • Experience with the following computer programs: Mainframe and WMS.

  • Experience writing SPTA for system implementation

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of supply chain systems, warehouse management systems, replenishment methodology, and industrial engineering methods/techniques.

  • Basic professional level of knowledge for company, business and industry practices

  • Proficient in MS Office with strong focus In Excel, Access, and PowerPoint or related software

  • Demonstrated ability to transform data from multiple sources into actionable business intelligence

  • Collaboration experience with vendors, transportation providers, and third-party vendors

  • Six Sigma, APICS, CPM, or other analytical or supply chain oriented certification/training

  • Organizational change management experience and understanding of the value of business process change relating to people, process and policies

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate a personal acceptance of change and the ability to adapt and drive change

  • Demonstrate an ability to implement and analyze retail business using consumer insights and analyzing trends.

  • Active listener with an ability to build trust across varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent organizational, planning, influence, communication and presentation skills

  • Self-motivated and persuasive in presenting and selling ideas and executing their implementation

  • Strong critical thinking, structured problem solving, and analytical skills

  • Strong communication, presentation, organization, and follow-up skills

  • Solid relationship building skill

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative decision-making techniques

  • Write and create SOP and SPTA with implementation

  • Ability to manage day to day activity for identified responsibilities

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to think innovatively

  • Ability to work with all levels of management

  • Ability to be persuasive in presenting ideas and able to influence without authority

  • Must have a high level of credibility and be able to interact effectively with cross functional teams of associates at all levels

  • Proven ability to innovate utilizing industry standard research and design methodology

  • Ability to work well under pressure and balance short-term vs. long-term demands.

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to write and implement new processes

  • Ability to understand, translate and implement the overall company strategy into the daily business within Supply Chain

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