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Operations Business Analyst

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Job Ref:
2475
Location:
777 Douglas Hill Rd, Suite 100, Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Category:
Warehouse and Distribution
Shift:
Full-Time/Regular

Overview

Immediate Warehouse Opportunity! Uniform Advantage is hiring an Operations Business Analyst.

 Are you looking for a better schedule? Do you want to make more money, the better you perform? We are looking for motivated team members that feel good about a hard day’s work done well.

We're a growing company with a high demand for our products and services, so we're adding new positions! UA Brands' global operations are supported by our high-volume warehouse/distribution center located right outside of Atlanta, Georgia in Lithia Springs. The Operations Analyst role requires an individual that can assimilate into a variety of teams within the facility to gain a deeper understanding of underlying business processes throughout the company.  The Operations Business Analyst (BA) will interact with subordinates, peers, and superiors, so the resource must be able to work with a broad range of personalities and skillsets. The BA will report directly to the Manager, CI, and work closely with other Managers to build business process flowcharts, define improvement opportunities, gather business requirements for IT development initiatives, and assist in project lifecycle management, including end-user training and support, as needed. The BA will assume Super User responsibilities for key operational systems used throughout the company, primarily Manhattan Scale and Microsoft Dynamics AX. The BA needs to be adept in the use of statistical tools and techniques to be able to support data-driven decision making at every level of the company.  Frequently, the information gathered and analyzed by the BA will be the information presented to company executives.  The BA must be able to think strategically and execute operational strategies to make definitive and measurable improvements for the company as a whole. The ability to think out of the box and influence peers and management with data-driven models is a must-have. Knowledge and hands-on experience working with the end to end supply chain processes is strongly preferred.  The ability to synthesize complex issues into succinct, articulate, executive summaries for senior leadership is a must.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate interview sessions to determine and document as-is process flows, then formulate process improvement opportunities in conjunction with the end-users to reduce cycle times and improve profitability.
  • Lead and/or assist with required data analysis, interpretation, correction, and execution of process improvement initiatives.
  • Lead projects for the distribution center that involve integration with new systems, robotics, and automation.
  • Act as the Super User of key operational systems such as Manhattan Scale - This includes troubleshooting, testing, and creating training plans and presentations for end-user training and change management.
  • Gain buy-in from key stakeholders to implement process improvements.
  • Prepare and present project progress reports to senior management.
  • Manage vendor relationships of current and future software and/or service providers.
  • Perform testing to support system implementations and upgrades.
  • Manage vendor relationships of current and future software and/or service providers.
  • Perform testing to support system implementations and upgrades.
  • Create and maintain process documentation for core business functions.
  • Coordinate with Training Specialist to convert SOP's into actionable training resources.

Requirements

  • Data analysis, meeting facilitation, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to rapidly learn and adapt to systems and data changes.
  • Listening and communication skills.
  • A detail-oriented and self-motivated individual able to function effectively when working independently or with a team.
  • MS Project skills or similar project management tool.
  • Excel skills including the use of advanced functions.
  • Microsoft Visio 2013 skills.

The Nature of Work Assignments:

  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives with identified goals and uses established processes to meet outlined goals.
  • The measurement time period is typically over the course of a year but may include monthly and quarterly goals.
  • Work is reviewed by management to measure the meeting of objectives.
  • Administers existing company policies that directly affect subordinate employees.
  • Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 or over.
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Business analysis or project management experience.
  • Vendor management is a plus.
  • IT or system implementation experience is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with end to end supply chain process.
  • Data analytics, SQL skills, and reporting writing experience is a plus.
  • Bilingual is a plus.

 Our distribution center is located at 777 Douglas Hill Road, Suite 100, Lithia Springs, GA 30122; we are NOT on the Marta line. 

Benefits Information: Enjoy the best of ALL worlds!

Along with a generous benefits package and dynamic location, there is another big benefit to building your career here: you enjoy the best of all worlds in one company. As an industry leader since 1985, we offer the strength and stability of a large firm, with healthy profitability and exciting career growth. Yet our friendly, team-oriented workplace makes you feel like part of a close family. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, critical care, life AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan, FMLA, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance, and additional discount programs.  For more information about our extensive benefits, click here.

Uniform Advantage introduced the Marketplace into the Lithia Springs Distribution Center.  The Marketplace is a benefit available to all employees, which includes a variety of meal, snack, and beverage choices that is restocked 6 days per week.  As an added benefit, each associate is provided with a pre-funded account designed to allow for the daily purchase of a meal and a beverage.  Another example of Uniform Advantage’s quest to make the Distribution Center, affectionately known as UA-North, a good place to work.

Watch your email − here’s what happens next:

We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.

  We are a Drug-Free Workplace.

As an employee of any UA Brands division, you will be part of an established and dynamic organization. We believe that success starts from within and we are seeking individuals who thrive in an environment that encourages and supports self-management. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UA Brands will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. UA Brands does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. UA Brands will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. 

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