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Business Analyst – Supply Chain Strategy & Operations at BuildDirect
Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
Reporting to the Manager of Warehouse Services, the Business Analyst supports the development of strategic business plans for BuildDirect Supply Chain business, conducts value-add analysis and prepares recommendations to enhance business performance. The ideal candidate has an exceptional ability to quickly grasp unstructured situations, and present results in a clear, concise manner for senior level stakeholders.



What You’ll Do

Through customer and competitor segmentation, design and build complex financial and strategic models to provide pricing & costing insights to the different Supply Chain businesses
Analyze and report on various ad-hoc requests including market trends, daily/weekly sales, under/over performance and SKU/Seller specific analyses and communicate the results of the analysis to the leadership in a clear and comprehensive way
Integrate insights across multiple business segments and multiple data sources to determine business risks and opportunities
Ensure alignment of assumptions and other critical analytical assessments with appropriate stakeholders
Build strong relationships while working within a cross functional team environment
Develop standardized processes to streamline warehouse/BD operations


What You’ll Achieve

Analyze and provide recommendations regarding internal process improvements to increase efficiency and implement standardization
Work closely with business stakeholders to prepare future year planning and in year forecasts
Work with Analytics team to make recommendations to enhance Business Intelligence systems with automation as the desired end stat
Discover opportunities to best utilize capacity and opportunity costs for BuildDirect Supply Chain


What You’ll Need

3+ years’ experience in supply chain, operations, market research, engineering or category management
In-depth experience and knowledge of global supply chain procedures and methodologies
Practical knowledge of quantitative research methodologies
Exceptional Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
Ability to build and present business cases for the purpose of providing recommendations and identifying financial implications
Clear and concise communication and presentation skills; desire to challenge the status quo and encourage use of new information and consumer insights
Ability to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision
Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously demonstrating strong prioritization skills, balancing uncertainties and trade-offs to achieve desired business results.
Ability to think creatively to overcome challenges with limited resources
Outstanding attention to detail with an emphasis on both speed and accuracy
Post-secondary education equivalent to a university degree in Business, Economics, Operations Management, Supply Chain and/or International trade


What You Must Have

An audacious spirit that embraces uncertainty and challenges with enthusiasm
High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do
Strong entrepreneurial spirit that has grit, determination and challenges the status quo
High degree of empathy and the ability to see other’s perspective
Strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better everyday


Nice to Have

Working knowledge of Working knowledge of SQL server, ETL
Experience with Data Visualization BI tools (Qlikview, QlikSense)