BI Analytics Manager- Transportation and Distribution
SALARY - SALARY
REG - REGULAR FULL TIME
Description and Requirements
Help us help our customers realize their dreams of a beautiful home!
Join The #1 Furniture Company-Join The #1 Furniture Brand
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we can maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
Who you are
You're insatiably curious on a wide variety of topics, particularly any that can be studied and modeled with data. You are analytical and take a scientific approach in ferreting out root causes, and you're relentless in solving puzzles.
You're always improving your skills and keeping up with the forefront of research. You look for new and interesting ways to apply and test your knowledge and abilities, and you love sharing what you've learned so others may follow.
If you like to see the impact of your work, then this is the place for you! Come join a growing team that can help supply (and solve!) an endless stream of challenges in a variety of business areas.
Who's looking for you
The Analytics team at Ashley Furniture Industries is an integral part of Ashley's growing Strategy organization. We are a highly visible and fully cross-functional team leading Ashley's transformation to a data-driven company. Members of this high-performing team have an outsized impact on the organization.
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the world's largest furniture manufacturer, and the Analytics team gets to work on projects in a variety of areas- from manufacturing and supply chain to retail and ecommerce, plus everything in between.
Ashley is a privately held company, which enables us to make decisions quickly. Ashley is leading the charge to disrupt itself and the furniture industry from the inside, and the Analytics team is the tip of the spear in that charge.
Why should you join us
Got what it takes? You can directly impact the business and the furniture industry as a whole. We have opportunities to work on a variety of fascinating projects across all business verticals. We prioritize our work based on value and likelihood to implement- meaning you'll actually get to see your work in action!
Come join a world-class team that grows smarter and stronger every day. Our team captures scaled returns to learning by constantly teaching and reinforcing each other, and we welcome new minds to expand our knowledge and skill network.
What we need
Advanced problem solving skills, both in data analysis and interpretation.
Innovative approaches to complex business problems.
Flexibility to work both independently and within a team construct.
Predisposition to thrive under pressure and operate in an agile framework (Kanban).
Willingness to learn and master new technologies and analytical techniques.
What you provide
Deep thirst for knowledge and passion for analytics, especially logistics.
Knack for articulating complex ideas in easily digested terms.
Ability to identify and implement improvement opportunities in building data flows and data models to improve operational quality, efficiency, and data accuracy.
Ability to deal with imperfections in data and translate ideas into visualizations supporting long-term solutions and achieving critical business priorities.
Ability to lead others and develop teams.
5+ years of experience in leading teams within a logistical field.
Bachelor's degree in a quantitative or business discipline. Additional work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Ability to build relationships with executive and senior leadership and recommend initiatives to improve processes.
Proficiency in using visualization to convey analytical results.
Proven ability to execute and evaluate appropriate analyses given an array of tactical and strategic objectives.
Ability to teach business users how to interpret results and use dashboards to improve processes.
Ability to develop others into leaders and support team members in reaching personal and professional goals.
Master's degree or MBA in a quantitative program.
Experience with descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics.
Forecasting and predictive modeling experience strongly preferred.
Military, transportation, or distribution/warehousing experience.
Strong SQL, DAX, and MDX skills.
Any R or Python experience from either formal education or a personal interest.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.