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Supply Chain Business Analyst

Company: Party City
Location: Rockaway
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:Party City Holdings, Inc. is the largest party goods supplier and party retail chain in the world. We are also the country's premier retailer of Halloween costumes, accessories, and decorations. Party City Holdings is made up of two divisions, Party City Retail Group (PCRG) and AMSCAN Wholesale. At Party City Holdings, we like to have fun! We are helpful, passionate, and creative. We inspire our customers with exciting concepts, themes and ideas and provide everything they need to bring them to life. We make it easy to create unforgettable moments. Job OverviewThe Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible for blending their knowledge of Supply Chain, analytical acumen, and data modeling/visualization skills to identify Supply Chain optimization opportunities and create predictive modeling that informs business decisions. Ultimately this position is key to identifying cost savings and service improvements within the Supply Chain and creating effective presentations to business leadership to help prioritize optimization opportunities. This role reports directly to the Director, Supply Chain Analytics.
Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities: Analytics and Predictive Modeling

  • Utilize knowledge of Inventory, Distribution, Transportation, and Financial concepts to support analysis requests from cross-functional business partners to solve complex business problems.
  • Synthesize inputs from Supply Chain and cross-functional partners to build flexible, scalable modeling that drives end to end Supply Chain Optimization.
  • Enable transparency to financial and operational performance of the Supply Chain, through ownership of reporting that measures actual results versus plans and forecasts.
  • Comfortable mining large data sets and building models to simulate various outcomes.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and fast-paced Retail environment. Uses business acumen and problem-solving skills to offer sound recommendations when source data is incomplete. Empower Organization with Visibility through Reporting
    • Partner with management of the business functions to define reporting requirements, and prioritize delivery of reporting solutions
    • Provide key highlights from data to operations partners, understanding the operational context of the data
    • Develop effective presentations utilizing insight from data analysis to drive business discussion.
    • Participate in key business meetings then independently develop follow-up actions Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in related field, MBA preferred
      • 2-3 years Supply Chain experience in Analyst or Engineering role, consulting experience a plus
      • Strong technical skills a must, SQL required. Experience with Python, VBA, and Data Visualization tools (Tableau, etc.) a plus
      • Comfortable handling very large data sets, and identifying the important information to drive business results
      • Ability to dissect complex business problems into an actionable plan for analysis
      • Comfortable formally presenting analysis and recommendations to management
      • Ability to integrate qualitative and quantitative information into a cohesive analysis and set of recommendations
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced retail environment Additional Qualifications:
        • Ability to travel to Distribution Facilities (travel may vary based on business needs, but generally
        • Physical Demands: regular hearing, talking, and sitting in an office environment walking throughout the DC environment
        • Ability to lift to 20lbsWork hours: ability to work a flexible schedule

Keywords: Party City, Paterson , Supply Chain Business Analyst, Professions , Rockaway, New Jersey

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