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Arlington, Virginia (VA), US, 22202

Senior Analyst - Logistics (Strategy)

 

 

Role Information

Lidl US Job Description

Job Title: Senior Analyst - Logistics (Strategy)

Department: Logistics

Business Unit: Operations

Reports To: Manager - Logistics

Supervisory Role: No

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary

Are you passionate about driving growth through data? Lidl US is currently hiring for a "Senior Analyst - Logistics" to assist us in our "Strategy" department! As a Senior Analyst, you will utilize data to create models to see what changes need to be implemented to ensure capacity is achieved, and then present your findings and solutions to our Senior Leadership.

 

The ideal candidate would have a really strong background in data analytics. Comfortability working with datasets and Microsoft Excel is a must. Having prior experience in Project Management and Logistics / Supply Chain is extremely nice to have!

Essential Functions

•    Develop and implement projects and new system developments to reduce costs and improve health and safety
•    Support future planning, fit out and openings of Regional Distribution Centers
•    Assist in forecasting of network development, store expansion requirements, capacity planning and development of long-term transportation strategy
•    Conduct advanced data analysis using Power BI and Excel modeling
•    Provide technical support to the Regional Distribution Centers
•    Monitor and analyze KPIs to identify trends and potential cost savings initiatives
•    Collaborate with other departments on the implementation of new processes
•    Develop strategies to reduce machine maintenance and repairs costs
•    Support warehouse automation projects and implementation
•    Conduct on-site analysis of warehouse processes and improvements
•    Identifies opportunities for improvement and guidance to leadership for effective solutions
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Required

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 1+ years of experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of general warehouse operational systems
  • Health & safety in the workplace
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel)

 

Preferred Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience

  •  Experience using Power BI or similar business intelligence software 
  • Working knowledge of US transportation and logistics industry 

 

Physical Job Requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment, including the store(s), distribution center(s), warehouse(s), and/or corporate office(s) with the capability to switch job functions/roles quickly
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) more than half the time
  • Ability to maneuver cases of product (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to operate machinery and/or equipment that requires the constant use of hands/fingers/wrists
  • Ability to spend more than half the time viewing computer monitors
  • Ability to identify and distinguish between colors more than half the time

 

Travel Requirements

  • This position commutes between stores, regional offices and/or distribution centers up to 50% of the time
  • This position requires overnight domestic travel up to 50% of the time
  • Anticipated travel will be by car, air, and/or train
Preferred

Lidl US, LLC & Affiliates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to, including but not limited to, race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

At a Glance

Location: 

Arlington, Virginia (VA), US, 22202

Job Type:  Full Time
Reference Number:  25661

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