US Foods Sr. Business Analyst, Insights & Analytics- Supply Chain Ops in Rosemont, Illinois
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The Senior Business Analyst, Insights and Analytics- Supply Chain Operations, is responsible for leading analytical support to relevant business partners. Analytical support includes conducting and delivering analyses, development and delivery of ad hoc and regular reports, and developing analytics and processes to support business partners’ supply chain strategies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Analytics and Solution Development
Lead analyses for business partners to enhance goals of their program(s). Analyses includes working with Data Scientists to gather and cleanse data; incorporating and interpreting mathematical analyses with Decision Sciences team; and developing insights from analyses.
Partners with Data Scientists and Decision Scientists on the types of business problems that can be solved; on how to problem solve for an approach on the data sets required; and on the methodology required
Synthesize analyses and develop clear and concise communications and presentations to business partners. Present analyses to business partners with extremely limited oversight and supervision.
Own relationships with all business partners including Directors, Managers, and Leads of assigned business function and other business partners
Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) and thought leader of applicable analytics for assigned business function, including applicable analytics, appropriate applications today and in the future
Conducts complex root cause analysis on business problems for business partners, in partnership with Data Scientists, to identify insights that inform and drive key business decisions
Tools and Reports Development
Lead thought leadership in areas of tools and reports development. Create ad hoc and regular reports to meet business needs.
Lead development of tools and reports for end users, including developing requirements, reviewing user stories, evaluating IT development progress, managing User Acceptance Testing, and training end users
Trains teammates on 1:1 or group basis on use of key tools and reports
Serve as a ‘Power User’ of custom and 3rd party applications, advanced querying and complex data aggregations and analyses not supported by a single application
Collaborates with IT, consultants, and end users
Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) of applicable tools, databases, and systems
Engages with and contributes to Business Intelligence Center of Excellence (BI CoE) on best practices, lessons learned, and knowledge sharing on analytics and tools across the enterprise
Strategy, Process and Tools
Identify and develop analytics to support and measure strategies for business partners
Influence and evangelize analytical methodologies to support business partners’ needs
Identify and implement opportunities to standardize processes through analytics and tools
Lead integration of strategies, analytics, processes, and tools
Develop and refine core best practices to enhance the influence of Insights & Analytics across the organization
SME on processes and tools
Collaborate with business function(s) on analytical needs for project needs (e.g., actively participate in functional meetings and cross-functional project planning meetings)
Reports directly to Manager/Sr. Manager – Business Analytics; Manager/Sr. Manager – Advanced Analytics Programs
Embedded with business function
Works closely with:
Quantitative Methods Team
Insights and Analytics Team
Mentors Analysts at the direction of Direct Supervisor
Senior management (VPs, Directors)
IT (Business Analysts)
Education / Training
- Bachelor’s degree in Business / Marketing / Finance / Operations/ Supply Chain Management/ Engineering or related quantitative field required
5+ years demonstrated successful experience in analytical roles in statistical analysis, business analysis, data analysis, data reporting
5+ years demonstrated successful experience in food distribution, retail, CPG, or related industries with large datasets and transactional data
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Business Strategy and Analytics
Strong cross-functional business acumen
Cross-functional expertise across multiple business functions
Excellent data manipulation and analysis skills
Ability to think logically and analytically
Able to take complex, ambiguous problems, break them down into smaller parts, and problem solve to come up with a whole, integrated, and strategic solution
Creative problem solver
Self-direction and Team Work
High degree of motivation
Ability to work independently and within a team
Very consistent ability to build consensus and lead work streams
Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize workloads
Proven ability to provide direction and oversight of project completion
Has successively led multiple cross-functional projects
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Able to communicate complex concepts clearly
Ability to influence change within complex organizations
Ability to relate to others
Strong knowledge of information visualization best practices and strategies
Has taken (or is enrolled in) and applying Insights and Analytics learning curriculum for Change Management, Project Management, and Presentations that Rock/Presentations that Deliver; or has attended similar related training initiatives
Demonstrated ability to train varied audiences on analytics principles, tools, and leading analytics practices
Proficiency in the following required:
MS Office Suite, including:
Microsoft Excel (e.g., pivot tables; slicer; vlookup, hlookup; formulas; if then statements)
Microsoft PowerPoint (e.g., update presentations; create graphs, tables and other data visualization techniques)
Data querying methodologies and languages (e.g., SQL)
Tableau or related visual presentation/reporting tool
Cloud-based data warehouse environments (e.g., Snowflake/Redshift)
Proficiency, active development, knowledge of, or application within at least two of the following a plus:
Open Source Technology (e.g., Python, R)
3rd party tools with embedded querying, reporting, and analytical applications (e.g., functional tools used in marketing, sales, or supply chain)
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