1. JOB PURPOSE
To optimise all distribution activities in the Industrial Gases supply chain whilst maintaining or growing customer loyalty by identifying, developing, implementing and measuring effective distribution productivity programmes, business rules, processes and tools that involve commercial, retail and supply chain areas.
The job holder must be able to structure and analyse complex distribution problems and to present recommendations in an easily understandable way to senior Management in Commercial, Retail and Supply Chain functions and ensure successful implementation of the recommendations.
A major challenge will be to drive through changes in distribution practices to generate productivity whilst ensuring minimum customer service levels.
2.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES(30 lines maximum)
Regular Analysis Projects
Ad Hoc Analysis Projects
3. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
The IG Distribution Analyst must possess excellent analytical capabilities, project management and organisational competencies and creativity.
A detailed knowledge of the Industrial Gases business, SAP and Qlik skills and ability to work with advanced analytical tools such as optimisation and simulation software.
Continuous Improvement facilitation skills in ACE, Mapping and Six Sigma will be required but can be learned while in the job.
These technical skills must be complemented by well developed communication skills, influencing skills and self-starter capabilities.
This requires a minimum of 2 years experience gained in several roles in a supply chain, continuous improvement or financial analysis environment across the Industrial Gases spectrum or an advanced degree in operations research.
The incumbent should possess an operations research degree, engineering degree and / or a business degree.
Fluency in English is required, a second relevant European language is desired. Knowledge of SQL, R, QlickSense is a plus.