Senior Data Analyst

XPO Logistics   •  

High Point, NC

Industry: Moving & Storage


11 - 15 years

Posted 374 days ago


The Data Analyst (COE) at XPO Logistics within the Advanced Solutions Group is a critical driver of the company’s success in delivering world-class solutions for our clients. The Data Analyst also plays a key role in contributing to the operational efficiency and financial success of the company through effective planning, execution, resource management, and delivery of projects on time and budget. The Data Analyst collaborates with all functional and client teams, including PMO, Engineering, Finance, ManagedTransportation, IT, Proposal Operations, and other business units both domestic and global.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for providing insights and foresights for clients and internal projects; performing data processing, data analysis, data integration, analytics, advanced analytics, performance measurement, and audits
  • Develop and implement advanced data analysis and analytics solutions that support the business needs by interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and advanced analytics tools
  • Ability to analyze data to improve efficiencies by analyzing, consolidating, tracking, trending what is derived from disparate data sources
  • Design and produce standard and ad-hoc analysis and various data visualization reporting solutions
  • Maintain databases, extract information, and develop metrics and scorecards to measure and support operations and sales teams
  • Develop reports and analysis, assist in implementing reporting systems for operations support, including but not limited to: ensuring reporting consistency, financial, business, and operational analyses for projects, or general business
  • Develop analytics solutions using tools like Pentaho, Tableau, OBIE, Oracle, R, Python, or similar tools
  • Prepare professional presentations backed by data; process and issue documentation, review and create subsequent reporting and process
  • Work with cross-functional teams to provide data support
  • Educate and provide opportunity for team members so they can continue to grow, develop, and earn recognition
  • Will be the primary Data Analystresponsible for new business pursuits from sales to start-up
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule in order to broaden learning opportunities, lead by example, and prepare for future assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences. Interview business users, gather, and document requirements
  • Must be able to grasp business concepts and assist clients (internal and external) at all levels
  • Travelrequired 25-40%

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education is required
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the data analytics function
  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, distribution, transportation, or manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Must have experience in working with remote teams (Onsite – Offshore Setup)
  • Experience in Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Analytics, and/or BA roles is required
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Hands on experience in using RDBMS tools like Oracle, SQL Server is required
  • Experience in using advanced analytics tools like R, Python etc., is required
  • Working experience in any one of the BI tools like Tableau, OBIE, or similar tools is required
  • Working experience in ETL tools like Informatica, Pentaho, or similar tools is required
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables, v-lookups, etc., is required
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Working understanding of professional services economics is key, as is experience with change management processes
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Order Management System (OMS), Transportation Management System (TMS) is a plus
  • Should have excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, verbal, and presentation skills to communicate at levels of business stakeholders

Requisition Id:  29261