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Supply Chain Analyst

Job Summary:

Support SCM Connections and our clients in providing advanced analytics, creation of machine learning applications and create supply chain/ financial reporting, forecasting,  data/statistical measurements etc. to our client teams and customers.

Activities Include:

•Drive cross functional analytics projects from customer supply chain software implementation to maintenance: build relationships with customers and partner teams, frame and structure questions, collect and manage data, as well as summarize and present key insights in support of customer supply chain decision making

•Collaborate with lead data scientist, partners, subject matter experts and customer teams to identify data best practices, develop success criteria and optimize new reports features and models

•Utilize data collection tools and analytical methodology for advanced supply chain analysis purposes. Interpret data concerning supply chain/ business trends and economic/business forecasts as they relate to the performance metrics and provide recommendations to customers and project teams. Lead the development of customer specific key performance indicator goals and assist in managing and reporting on progress. Support implementation efforts of various projects with regards to analysis, project planning, communication, and tactical assistance.

•Assists with research initiatives for solution design, develop project plans, and manage process to timely completion of deliverables. Communicate key results to customers and customer teams in verbal, visual, and written formats

•Build and execute the next generation of supply chain analytics and data products utilizing advanced Excel, R and Python skills for implementation support and tracking and reporting of performance metrics for facility supply chain improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Level Degree: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Degree in industrial engineering, supply chain, business related, logistics, or finance focus is preferred. Candidates slated to graduate with a bachelors’degree in the next year will be considered, provided degree is achieved prior to start date and/or candidate can demonstrate relevant experience with increasing responsibilities.

Work Experience:

•0-2 years work experience required.

•Logistics, supply chain management and/or other similar data analyst experience where analytical and critical thinking skills are considered to be transferable is preferred.

•Experience using statistics and machine learning to solve complex business problems

•Versatility and willingness to learn new technologies on the job

•The ability to clearly communicate complex results to technical and non-technical audiences

Required Technology:

•Advanced Excel knowledge

•Python, R, VBA, Java familiarity

•Machine Learning (e.g. regression, ensemble methods, etc.)

•Statistics (Bayesian methods, experimental design, causal inference)

•Tableau

Location:

Chicago, IL

This position is Exempt

Job Function: 

Logistics & Supply Chain, Data & Analytics

Minimum GPA: 3.5

Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Job Summary:

Support SCM Connections and our clients in providing advanced analytics, creation of machine learning applications and create supply chain/ financial reporting, forecasting, data/statistical measurements, etc. to our client teams and customers.

Activities Include:

•Drive cross functional analytics projects from customer implementation to maintenance: build relationships with partner teams, frame and structure questions, collect and analyze data, as well as summarize and present key insights in support of supply chain decision making

•Collaborate with data scientists, business leaders, subject matter experts and customer teams to identify data best practices, develop success criteria and optimize new reports features, policies, and models

•Use your experience in analytics tools and scientific rigor to take noisy data and produce actionable information for our customers

•Communicate key results to senior management and customers in verbal, visual, and written media. Act as the customer facing member of the analytics team.

•Envision and build the next generation of supply chain analytics and data products utilizing Machine Learning, advanced analytics and proprietary algorithms.

•Mentor and manage supply chain analysts

Qualifications:

•Master’s Level Degree Required. An advanced degree (M.S., MBA), preferably with a focus on Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Economics, or a related technical field OR

•A candidate who has a master’s degree with minimum of internship experience OR

•A candidate who is slated to graduate with a master’s degree in the next year will be considered, provided degree is achieved prior to start date

Work Experience:

•At least 2 years supply chain field experience and/or other similar data analyst experience where analytical and transferable critical thinking skills are required.

•A consistent track record of performing data analysis using Python, R and/ or VBA

•Experience using statistics and machine learning to solve complex business problems

•The versatility and willingness to learn new technologies on the job

•The ability to clearly communicate complex results to technical and non-technical audiences

Required Technology:

•Advanced Excel knowledge

•Python, R and/or VBA functional knowledge required

•Machine Learning (e.g. regression, ensemble methods, etc.)

•Statistics (Bayesian methods, experimental design, causal inference)

•Tableau

This position is Exempt

Location:

Chicago, IL

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