HD Supply Senior Analyst, Assortment Planning in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview:

HD Supply ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, water infrastructure and residential and non-residential construction sectors. Through approximately 500 locations across 48 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 13,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Summary

Gather disparate data from various data sources; analyze and normalize to ensure data integrity for analysis. Provide consistent, relevant and accurate data as well as guidance/knowledge of the data and definitions that are available for analysis.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Serves as a resource to assigned client in area of expertise.

  • Gathers and compiles raw data; conducts research for industry trends and benchmarks; and normalizes data to be incorporated into a centralized data format.

  • Analyzes, reports, makes comparisons to industry/company benchmarks, determines trends, and prepares cost analyses.

  • Defines data definitions and documents data limitations.

  • Prepare spreadsheets for data analysis; prepare reports with charts and graphs, mailing lists, maps and ad hoc requests. May accompany Manager to meetings to assist with presentations.

  • Provides recommendations based on findings and analysis. Provides input on policies and procedures.

  • Participates in department and interdepartmental projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Nature and Scope

  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.

  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

  • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • No travel required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details:

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or Statistics or required; Advanced degree desirable.

  • Prior experience in retail/wholesale, merchandising, consumer product goods, or a consulting/ project management role in a corporate environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint; Prior knowledge of SAP, SQL, SAS, R, and Tableau.

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to accumulate, evaluate, and generate insights from disparate data sources. Capable of summarizing vast amounts of information as well as understanding the detail supporting the analysis.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize competing demands and problem-solve creatively under deadlines.

  • Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate and write convincing executive level presentations.

  • Ability to partner with cross-functional teams at all levels across the organization and influence decision making without authority.

  • Track record of taking ownership and driving results; Ability to learn quickly and work independently.

PRID:

PRID104

Job ID 2017-21237

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Posted Date 2/16/2017

Functional Area Merchandising

Job Locations US - GA - Atlanta

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time