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Data Analyst, Transportation

Data Analyst, Transportation

Job ID 
460162
Location 
UK-LEICS-Bardon Hill
Posted Date 
02/06/2017
Company 
Amazon UK Services Ltd.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online.

This role is all about making Amazon Logistics the best it can be. So analyzing and reporting on our daily, weekly and monthly metrics, it’ll be down to you to spot trends and opportunities to reduce costs while boosting performance. To that end, you’ll work with our Business Partners to set quarterly cost targets and get involved in our strategic financial planning. It means mining complex data warehouses and making sure all of your analyses are accurate and complete. But you won’t stop there. Casting a critical eye over your own work, you’ll streamline our processes, increase forecast accuracy and put an effective variance analysis process in place. And as well as influencing UK-wide financial planning and analysis projects, you’ll work with senior-level staff closer to home. So you’ll have every chance to make a name for yourself on an international scale.

As a Data Analyst, your key responsibilities will include:

· Generating/extracting data from our BI databases to support dive deep activities of our operations
· Checking and analyzing customer experience driven data
· Prioritizing, optimizing and delivering timely updates for metrics
· Automating reports and tools
· Graphically expressing data to allow easy access and understanding for a broad range of people
· Generate buy in from all parties to ensure all data is collated in a timely manner
· Produce regular reports and analysis, write systems queries to gather performance data, and perform data-mining and analysis using reporting tools identify trends and develop forecasts, as well as identify opportunities for cost savings
· You are an integral part of the Amazon Operations team to deliver measurable impact
· Escalate and articulate where the obstacles are in achieving objectives

Basic Qualifications

You will be an experienced Analyst with a proven track record of operating in complex high growth business environments. Wider experience should ideally include:
  • Significant experience in operations supply chain analysis / financial analysis or business process analytics
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experienced user of MS Excel, MS Access/other Databases
  • Knowledge mix Essbase; Cognos; and PHP would be beneficial along with experience in SQL

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within the Transport, Distribution or Logistics industry would be highly desirable but not essential

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.