Operations Analyst - DSD

Company Name:
John Morrell Food Group
# Job Description
Armour-Eckrich Meats, a member of the John Morrell Food Group, is currently seeking an Operations Analyst for DSD in Lisle, Illinois.
The Operations Analyst - DSD develops routing schedules for distribution of goods to maximize the efficiency of route operations. Conducts analyses of route sales people's hours of service, identifies issues and recommends improvements/changes. Prepares and communicates field reports. Using 3rd party fleet information prepares truck performance analysis with recommendations for field reporting. Defines data requirements, gathers and validates information, applying judgment and statistical tests.
Responsible for:
Prepares branch and route productivity analysis
Prepares branch territory mapping and site location analysis including recommendations
Prepares Inventory Analysis by branch, investigates issues and recommendations corrections
Reviewing 3rd party fleet information prepares truck performance analysis with recommendations for field reporting
Using system software compiles territory planning, routing and scheduling for each branch
Creates field reporting for route hours of service, prepares analysis and recommendations for improvements
Develops surveys and gathers data to analyze consumer purchasing patterns, preferences and market effectiveness.
Using GPS data tracks and reports MPG, Long Idle issues, Fast/Quick Start issues and Over Speed Limit issues
This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or college course work with 3 years analyst experience required
Prior DSD experience preferred
Experience with routing software is requred (Roadnet preferred)
Proficiency with Excel syndicated data and development of proprietary studies. Experience with a wide array of research methods, such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, ethnography, etc.
Experience performing routing/re-routing and scheduling preferred
Very strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize projects and produce high quality and quantity output that adds value to the company
Superior quantitative and analytical skills
Works independently and in teams.
At John Morrell Food Group we are always looking for talented associates. We are committed to recruit, retain and promote employees with a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. We seek individuals with outstanding characteristics of leadership and a bias toward action. The successful applicant should desire a broad base exposure to all aspects within the business enterprise while taking pride in ownership of results within a cross functional team.
If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
John Morrell Food Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
John Morrell Food Group participates in the E-Verify program.
Auto req ID: 431BR
Title: Operations Analyst - DSD
Location/Division: Lisle, IL
Job Category: Manufacturing & Operations

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