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Continuous Improvement Analyst

Company Overview


DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other leading companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP), third-party logistics (3PL) provider and supply chain consultant, DSC delivers value by reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service to customers and facilitating growth and change.


At DSC, we think of ourselves as an extension of our Customers? companies, of their brands. And, we know that everything depends on our execution. High-performing operations are the foundation of our business and partnerships, establishing our credibility.


Our promise to customers and employees is to uphold high standards of integrity, responsibility and accountability, based on open communication, collaboration and trust. As a values-based organization with roots as a family-founded company, DSC has always been committed to creating a culture of accountability and high ethical standards.


Operations Optimization Analyst


The Operations Optimization Analyst for Productivity and Continuous Improvement is responsible for using business intelligence to produce information and insights that will drive operational efficiency across a network of DSC Logistics Centers. This Analyst will collaborate with the operations and engineering teams to ensure all productivity issues are identified and resolved appropriately. The Analyst facilitates projects and initiatives that improve the service performance and cost position of the customer?s business activities.


Produce analyses and provide information required by operations and the customer




  • Analyze and manage labor expense, including productivity performance data


  • Develop production plans, schedules and communicate business intelligence needs


  • Produce Logistics Center Efficiency Analysis (e.g. pick line analysis)


  • Produce LC scorecard and provide insight



Analyze, Audit and Oversee Continuous Improvement Activity




  • Use data & statistical tools to create continuous improvement plans (including cost trending and improvement plans)


  • Perform analysis to determine root cause of process barriers, identify sources of inefficiencies, waste or excess costs, and develop recommendations for process improvements


  • Coach, champion and sometimes lead improvement projects within a distribution center


  • Provide training recommendations to Operations Leadership



Operations Support




  • Monitor adherence to leading practices and provide feedback to the leadership team regarding opportunities in current leading practices


  • Identify and implement initiatives/projects that reduce costs and improve services to customers


  • Collect and monitor activities to assess trends and opportunities for each Logistics Center and provide proactive recommendations


  • Participate in safety committee (LPC activities)



Required




  • Bachelor?s degree


  • 2 or more years of experience in Operations and/or experience in Lean Six Sigma or equivalent methodologies


  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)


  • Proven ability to analyze data and provide recommendations based on analysis


  • Ability to travel as needed



Preferred




  • Experience with project management concepts and techniques


  • Certifications in Continuous Improvement, Lean and/or Six Sigma



Personal Qualities




  • Ability to work across a network and effectively interact with a variety of stakeholders


  • Skilled in conveying information in understandable terms at all levels of the organization


  • Objective and resilient when presenting findings and insights


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills



DSC Logistics is an equal opportunity employer. It is DSC?s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.


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