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Technical Data Analyst (Distribution Services)
Ref No.: 18-05240
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate:$30-33/hr.
Duration: 12 months
Location: 770 Framingham

Merchandise Inbound Data Analyst

This role provides a unique opportunity for an analyst to utilize a financial skill set to assist in the development of financial and operational strategies, and provide critical reporting to support the TJMaxx and Marshalls flow of Inbound Merchandise. This role is a combinations of support for the merchants as well as the distribution centers.

• Generate weekly inbound management reporting and evaluate results to share at the weekly production meetings
• Opportunity to participate in meetings with various levels of DC and Merchandising management
• Participate in the development of key presentations to be delivered to senior management
• Produce datasets to be used for spend guidance and receipt flow recommendations for key selling periods throughout the year
• Develop recommendations for chain/regional allocation of merchandise
• Perform quarterly assessment of lead time dating by department and provide recommendations for changes/modifications
• Share responsibility of maintaining the monthly WSAA lead time calendar system
• Prepare Ad Hoc reporting/analysis related to the dating of inbound merchandise receipts, departmental buying patterns, flow outlook
• Maintain and publish the results of goals/initiatives to various levels of management
• Support adhoc requests for information from merchandise operations, internal DC Services and Merchandising

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain and/or Operations Management- MBA a plus.
• Strong analytical skills and ability to evaluate trends and results
• Ability to confidently communicate with internal and external business partners
• Highly organized and extremely detail-oriented
• Strong level of accuracy, data validation and ability to understand both data sources and meaning of data content
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and able to manipulate large volumes of data: Pivot Tables, Power Pivot, Power Point, Access
• Self-starter who can prioritize, problem solve, manage the timeline of multiple projects and work independently
• Ability to adapt and flex to continuously changing priorities and projects