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US Foods Strategy & Data Consultant in Rosemont, Illinois

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This position requires understanding complex issues and structured problem solving from beginning to end, identifying and resolving issues critical to operational success, and creating management communications to clearly outline progress and results. Specifically, this role will be responsible for determining the accuracy of our data and monitoring logistics profitability through various data driven methods. This role requires a high level of entrepreneurship, excitement, and professionalism to help build the future of the logistics business at US Foods.

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and preferably have some experience in supply chain, logistics, data analytics, or foodservice.

The Strategy & Data Consultant will be expected to independently lead analysis efforts and provide mentorship and guidance to junior level analysts. Specific role responsibilities include:

  • Drive supply chain performance improvement through projects in margin management, operations planning, logistics and warehousing, cost reduction, and overall strategic planning

  • Proactively manage the relationship with cross-functional stakeholders and ensure flow of information and project timelines / outcomes

  • Develop communication plans and lead communication efforts with the field or internal / external stakeholders to support the correction of supply chain issues

  • Constantly search for, document, and discuss new ways to optimize existing processes and perform root cause analysis to isolate areas for improvement

  • Utilize financial, logistical and procurement data bases to develop reporting and tools in order to accurately analyze the day to day business results and build forward looking plans for improvement. Experience in Tableau and SQL a major plus.

  • Serves as the logistics subject matter expert to other departments and the field regarding Logistics processes, systems, workflow, and tools by constantly updating your understanding of the current business and industry trends


Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access)

  • Able to translate data insights from large datasets into specific optimization / improvement actions

  • Effective communication teaming skills; capable of developing alignment across Logistics functions and other departments

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Prior experience with logistics management applications (e.g. Llamasoft, TMS, Arrowstream)

Required Experience:

  • 5-7 years of experience with progressive experience in a highly data-drive / analytical type role

Preferred Experience:

  • Undergraduate major in supply chain, operations, statistics, business, or a data-related field

  • Prior work experience in supply chain, logistics, data analytics, or foodservice

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We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here ( .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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