Senior Business Analyst, Retail Operations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Automotive.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/10/17
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/10/17

Job Description

The Senior Business Analyst for Bridgestone Retail Operations will be responsible for partnering with and supporting the efforts of the Procurement team to optimize sourcing efforts through data collection, analysis, and reporting. 


  • Responsible for forecasting, tracking, reconciliation, and the reporting of supplier rebates
  • Responsible for the set up of initial auto stock levels for new products and adjusting based on historical sales
  • Review system reports to determine invoice discrepancy and resolve for payment processing
  • Responsible for Vendor and Item Master maintenance and system uniformity 
  • Validates products, price, and quantities to support the printing of the quarterly supply catalog
  • Provides purchasing support to all Business Units, Stores, DC’s and/or functional areas to ensure Procurement representation in all supply issues related to the Direct commodities
  • Participates in supplier qualification efforts including diversity initiatives to maintain a robust supplier pool from which Direct materials can be solicited
  • Participates as a member of cross-functional teams to provide Procurement analytic support and representation to the team, as needed
  • Supports the development of standardized processes and formats to identify, track, and report key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Monitors, measures, and refines purchasing systems and performance to achieve system optimization and continuous improvement
  • Organizes data analysis into easily understandable and complete summaries to facilitate information transfer
  • Identifies and analyzes total cost of ownership (TCO) to identify opportunities for cost reduction


  • Bachelor’s Degreerequired
  • Master's Degreepreferred
  • 5+ years experience as Business or Financial Analyst 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools
  • ERP system experiencerequired
  • SAP, JDA, and/or Lawson experiencepreferred
  • Advanced, specialized experience in data analytics, process and system development, commodity strategy development support and project management with proven track record of complex problem solving decision making 
  • Ability to multitask and adapt priorities quickly

Requisition ID:2017-118404

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