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Operations Research Analyst

Framingham, MA 01701
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**Description**



**Position Summary:**







The Operations
Research Analyst is responsible for applying analytical methods to improve
decision-making, system settings, and/or
development of bolt-on applications to enhance and optimize the Supply Chain.
Specific areas of optimization will be focused on inventory levels, service and
expense.







This position will also execute small to
medium level pilots within the Merchandise Planning & Inventory Management (MP&IM)
area. These projects will enhance
current processes or create new processes to improve service to our customers,
enable sales, and reduce Supply Chain expense. While this role is imbedded within MP&IM, it provides
high level exposure to multiple business functions and opportunity to influence
business-critical decisions.













**PrimaryResponsibilities:**









+ Applyanalytical methods to solve complex, data-driven business problems that willultimately have a direct impact on Staples bottom-line. Communicate results andrecommendations to management and peers


+ Managethe development of new analytical tools & reporting to monitor and improveKey Performance Indicators (KPIs). Areas of focus for optimizationinclude: item forecasting, improving customer order fill rates, andidentifying pinch-points within the Supply Chain. Specific KPIs are:





+ Line Fill Rate


+ On Hand Inventory $s andInventory Turns


+ Cost Reduction $s







+ Plan for, create andimplement new bolt-on applications or process pilots to optimize thesupply chain via our replenishment system settings


+ Partnerwith wide array of associates to identify and prioritize additionalbusiness needs.Responsible fordevelopment and communication of SOP documents and executive presentations


+ Workautonomously to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget forfiscal calendar year




**Qualifications**

**Basic Qualifications:**










+ Masters Degree,or Bachelors Degree and equivalent work experience in operationsresearch, mathematics statistics, computer science or related field


+ 2-3 years of priorrelated work experience

+ Ability to proactively identify business issuesand provide results or completed action plans and resolutions

+ Knowledge and experience using major statisticalanalysis tools such as R, Matlab or SAS

+ Additional analytical, presentation andreporting tools Power Apps, Python, SQL, Toad, Power Bi, Excel and PowerPoint

+ Ability to complete quantitative analysis in aclear, precise and actionable manner for both technical and non-technicalcustomers

+ Demonstrated strength in both verbal and writtenskills, with an emphasis on clear, organized and timely communication.Interpersonal relationship management













**PreferredQualifications:**










+ Project Managementexperience, leading change and/or influencing cross-functional areas inorder to meet established goals. Mustdemonstrate excellent follow through


+ Supply Chain orbusiness background, with an understanding of how the various parts of a largeorganization work together


+ Proven ability to create partnerships andinfluence others




_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_



_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-10-25

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