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Project Business Analyst I
Ref No.: 18-06730
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:IT
Start Date: 05/28/2018

Job Title: Project Business Analyst I
Duration: 12 months
Location: Houston, TX- 77056

Business Analyst- Inventory & Planning
  • Provide support to the inventory demand planning team and ensure all inventory related data is prepared to meet project deadlines.
  • Work with Inventory Data Manager to provide support with inventory data reporting.
  • Create various ad hoc reports regularly to support Replenishment Process using JD Edwards, Showcase, Access Databases, SQL server and other company specific reporting tools.
  • Develop, consolidate and publish monitoring inventory metrics and KPIs from disparate data sources to be reviewed by management.
  • Perform reporting, research and analysis duties to support Inventory Management.
  • Operate as a consultant with internal partners to define solutions and meet customer needs.
  • Support Users with day to day questions and troubleshooting of Available to Order issues.
  • Work closely with Replenishment Manager on special projects as required.
  • Participates in the design, development, testing and implementation of new business processes and system enhancements relating to inventory replenishment and distribution.
  • Support and provide training to Users or a regular basis as required on new enhancements and projects initiatives
  • Supports on-going planning improvement initiatives including Sales Forecasting, Safety Stock and Service Level calculations, Material Requirements Planning, Distribution Requirements Planning, Min/Max setting and overall Inventory management.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the area of reporting and inventory management.
Client & Communication
  • Interacts with key stakeholders in the process effectively and professionally
Financial Performance
  • Understands the financial impact that an effective and efficient analyst function can have on the performance of the enterprise
  • Counsels key stakeholders and team members as required on financial impact
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Strong understanding of the purpose of a Sales & Ops process and how it is executed in a large complex environment with multiple product lines and complex supply chains
  • Proven ability to work in a collaborative environment to achieve a common goal
  • Sufficient relationship skills to develop a network in multiple geographic regions and multiple organizational units
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively at all levels of the company
  • Persistent drive for results utilizing sound analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Effectively negotiates and communicates cross-functionally across the organization, coordinating with various functions to exceed objectives.
  • Follows established procedures and best practices.
  • Exhibit a sense of urgency and independent initiative toward accomplishing objectives.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written) with the ability to achieve results through effective relationship management
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to establish priorities
  • Takes a proactive approach to research and analysis to support key business and category decisions
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate information and solve complex problems
  • Passion for continuous improvement
  • Strong data management skills and business acumen
Hours:  8:00am to 5:00pm
Additional Job Details:
Required Education:
  • Essential: Minimum BA/BS degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering
  • APICS certification and knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and/or other Supply Chain Planning or Continuous Improvement methodologies.
  • JDE/Oracle experience a plus
Required Experience:
  • Knowledge in an ERP system
  • Experience working in a Corporate environment
  • 3+ years of experience in business analyst
  • Familiarity with enterprise reporting software is required, Oracle SmartView and OBIEE, Power BI, and Tableau preferred.
  • SQL scripting language knowledge required
  • Demonstrated responsibilities must include analytical roles, process development & leadership, experience working with Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Operations functions.
  • Business Intelligence Reporting
  • Knowledge and understand basic supply chain processes especially in the area of inventory.
  • Previous query writing experience
  • Highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel

Apply on-line for immediate consideration, please send your updated resume and contact info via
 Contact: Rashmi M
Email: | Phone: 732 272 0331