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Philips Logistics Business Analyst in Bucharest, Romania

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The logistics analyst is responsible for overall logistics operations analysis:

  • Will identify logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings to ensure expectations are met. Collaborate with associates to improve efficiency, productivity and processes.

  • Evaluate existing capabilities and establish new systems and processes for the tracking, measurement, reporting, and analysis

  • Providing reports to management; inventory, forecast.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Identify and define business problems in logistics

  • Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management and transportation

  • Communicate with service providers, such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, customs brokers, or trucking companies

  • Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, procurement, back orders, or delivery processes and provide advice on the managerial methods used as well as organization of an establishment • Track product flow from origin to final delivery

  • Communicate with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency and effectiveness policies and programs, and minimize cost

  • Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict, or control logistics operations or processes, such as data mining, data modeling, or cost or benefit analysis.

  • Recommend improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, human resources, records management and communications

  • Make recommendations to upper management through research, case studies, presentations or written reports

  • Drive initiatives from beginning through to end ensuring successful implementation of changes

  • Prepare reports on logistics performance measures

  • Develop business rules or standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes

  • Conduct quality audits

Capabilities required:

  • Degree in engineering, logistics/SCM, business administration preferred

  • 2 + experience in a similar or an account management role

  • Broad experience with statistical forecasting and exception based planning

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with SAP based systems (APO and R3)

  • Knowledge and understanding of demand planning and inventory management concept – APICS CPIM certification is preferred

  • Advanced Excel knowledge and high analytical and numerical skills

  • Influencing and persuasive

  • Ability to challenge factually and work under pressure.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work to deadlines

  • Planning and project management skills a must

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