Amsted Rail has an immediate opening for a Strategic Supply Chain Analyst at its operation in Granite City, Illinois. The Amsted Rail Group provides engineered systems that combine castings, bearings, wheels, axles, braking and energy management devices for the freight rail industry. Amsted Rail enjoys a significant share of the freight rail undercarriage market and is part of Amsted Industries. Employee owned Amsted Industries is comprised of the Amsted Rail Group, a construction and industrial group and a vehicular group. Amsted has some 11,000 employees in 48 plants with 30 in the United States and 18 internationally.
The Strategic Supply Chain Data Analyst will be responsible for SQL database design, architecture, administration, and report customization. The Analyst will also be responsible for developing innovative data driven supply chain solutions to help the company grow and cut costs.
Leverage commercial software to build supply chain models
Answer questions related to the structure of the supply chain and the flow of material, as well as inventory strategy and calculations
Leverage Excel and other tools such as Python for strategic data collection
Develop performance metrics
Translate business questions into a model, run and compare scenarios, analyze results and present alternatives solutions
Assist supply chain team with database analysis support
Actively participate in continuous improvement projects and data maintenance projects in the Supply Chain Department
Provide reporting to supply chain team members as required.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: * Master's degree in the areas of Supply Chain or Analytics
Understanding of supply chain optimization tradeoffs
Strong analytics skills and some programming experience; particularly, Python
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Ability to translate technical issues and topics into business language
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong Data Modeling skills
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
Positive attitude and energy for solving business problems
Working at Amsted Rail: We are a privately held, 100% employee-owned company! Our commitment to employee's professional satisfaction includes creating space and opportunities to be creative and an integral part of our innovation journey and business success; for employee's personal fulfillment, we invest in everyone's growth and development while ensuring a work environment that values them as an individual, with their unique set of strengths and beliefs. EOC M/F/D/V