Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Business Analyst in Newport News, Virginia
JOB OBJECTIVE : Utilize superb analytical skills to drive operational performance in the various areas of supply chain technologies and distribution operations. Manage various projects as directed by the Supply Chain Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In addition to the essential job functions described below, all associates will perform duties as requested by management.
Provide daily support in the execution of all areas of Delivery and Install technology to include creating reports, analyzing and reporting key performance indicators, training documentation, training delivery, and implementation.
Create and build Standards of Procedure (SOPs) for HQ and the field and post and maintain on internal company website.
Provide daily support in the execution of all areas of Warehouse Technology to include creating reports, analyzing and reporting key performance indicators, training documentation, training delivery, and implementation
Manage and oversee a wide variety of special projects related to the, Ferguson Shipping Centers and Branch Warehouse Operations.
Cross-training with other Department Team Members to serve as back up for various functions performed on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
Create ad-hoc SQL queries to retrieve data from various databases as needed.
Represent the company in a professional manner at all times ensuring quality customer service
Abide by all policies, rules, and regulations of the company including all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures
Support corporate programs, goals, and initiatives of the company
Work overtime as needed
Travel as needed
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Initiative, Leadership & Organizational skills are essential
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office and SharePoint experience preferred
Ability to work independently and with fellow associates
Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
Technical expertise at https://resources.workable.com/data-scientist-analysis-interview-questions regarding data mining
Excellent problem solving skills
Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc.), databases (SQL etc.)
Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, Access, Tableau etc.)
Experience using mobile forms software Fast Field and Pronto would be a plus
Strong analytical skills at https://resources.workable.com/analytical-skills-interview-questions with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics preferred but other four-year degrees will be considered
Excellent understanding of Ferguson’s culture
Understanding of Distribution Center and Branch Warehouse operating systems to include the HighJump WMS and Fleet & Delivery Technologies
Good understanding of FEI procedures and policies
Growth within the position, ultimately the person in this position should grow into an analyst well versed in Access Databases, PL/SQL and other reporting tools.
Recommendations made that lead to customer service improvements, operational efficiency gains, and/or cost savings.
Vision: minimum vision required to prevent injury from oneself and others
Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds with or without correction
Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
Lifting small weighed objects constantly; 10 pound objects frequently and 20 to 30 pound objects occasionally
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Attendance on a regular, consistent basis is mandatory including arriving at the time scheduled by your supervisor daily.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 24,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service, and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.