Supply Chain Data Analyst

Date:  Jun 15, 2022
Location: 

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.

 

Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 

 

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Summary

Financial Analytics professional who is passionate about building predictive models and other analytical solutions within the supply chain to understand cost of goods sold enabling a competitive advantage for the enterprise.  In addition to traditional sourcing and supply chain analytics, the role will also focus on building out predictive/prescriptive models, business challenges and opportunities with data. Will develop and apply machine learning, statistical, and other analytics techniques.  A successful Supply Chain Analyst will be a thought leader with the ability to interpret data, design optimal solutions for business problems and clearly communicate and translate technical concepts to stakeholders.  Critical support for cross-functional businesses to help maintain and launch leading-edge insights and operational solutions.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and Publish monthly Balanced Scorecards in tight collaboration with Finance

    • Metric reporting, market trends and results analysis

  • Partner and support Global Commodity Teams for critical business processes, such Long-term Strategic Planning and Annual Strategy Setting Process

  • Work alongside Robotic Process Automation (RPA) team, defining outputs that can be translated into meaningful business dashboards via PowerBI

    • Able to automate repetitive data analysis tasks/request

  • Develops both ad hoc and production-level analytics tools using techniques such as:

    • machine learning

    • statistical analysis

    • mathematical optimization

    • simulation

  • Creates Prescriptive and Predictive Analytical Solutions that align with business objectives

  • Actively engage with internal business teams (Finance, R&D, Product Management, Sourcing, Materials, Logistics and Operations) to understand supply chain challenges and deliver robust, data driven solutions

  • Analyzes the data (using statistical and qualitative techniques), understands and can articulate how data is related to other functional areas or variables, demonstrated by written business proposals

  • Applies a strong understanding of data tables (including validity of values) and methodology, coupled with an understanding of the assigned business function’s business need in order to provide quick, accurate, and relevant data solutions to functional requests

  • Actively support the development of new custom-built data systems aimed at informational support of analysis and reduction of the time and cost of doing business

  • Integrates and standardizes data sets from multiple internal and external data sources

  • Conduct ongoing spend and contract analytics to identify new opportunities and drive priorities and productivity opportunities

  • Identify cost savings opportunities through spend analytics and business stakeholders’ discussion

  • Training and Teaching Others - Identifying the educational needs of others, developing educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university

    • Degree in Finance, Data Science, Data Analytics, Statistics, a plus

  • Minimum 1 year experience evaluating and manipulating large Excel databases 

  • Minimum 1 year experience generating PowerBI dashboards 

  • SAP preferred with Procurement and Planning Modules a plus

 

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits
  • Flexibility & Remote Work
  • 401(k) plans with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Maternity & Paternity leave
  • An unmatched employee discount
  • New hire grill credit
  • State-of-the-art Grill Academy located at Headquarters
  • Fitness Center at Headquarters
  • Tuition assistance

 

 

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

 


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