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Business Systems Analyst

Warren, MI 48093

Posted: 07/12/2019 Industry: Analyst, Information Technology Management Job Number: 8541

Business Systems Analyst / Data Analyst



Working cross-functionally within Demand Supply as well as Logistics, Purchasing, IT, Engineering, and others, this position will be responsible for report execution and ad hoc creation, transitioning reports to self-service delivery through integration with Maxis and the data lake, and streamlining and consolidating existing reports where applicable to reduce manual workload.


Job Description:
  • Responsible for logistics diversion costing and reporting (short shipping, rail flush, rail to truck, truck to rail, spot buy, rework product next CDL)
  • Create, modify, and distribute daily, weekly, and monthly Finished Vehicle Operations reports
  • Able to assist with the establishment of reports to be self-serve in Maxis
  • Create a library of reports and users, understand where reports are not being used, and evolve some reports from pure data tables to data visualizations that can help drive insight
  • Provide support in determination of standardized processes and creating them where needed.
  • Support efforts to establish Demand/Supply metrics, data collection, and reporting across Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Order Fulfillment, Logistics, and Supply Chain.
  • Provide business support for all strategic data projects within Demand Supply.


Basic Requirements:
  • Excellent working knowledge of Logistics and supply chains; Experience in Outbound Logistics
  • Technical proficiency working with analytic platforms, databases and reporting tools (Tableau, Microsoft BI, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in developing Power BI dashboards, KPI reports in BI/SQL, and self-service reports in Maxis
  • Automation/transformation of old Excel/SharePoint/SQL reports into Power BI platform. 
  • Knowledge of data mining/analytics via data warehouse and SQL (preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written
  • Practical knowledge of basic statistical and mathematical tools for problem solving and data analysis
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple, visual terms suitable to a wide cross-section of audiences (data storytelling)
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work in sometimes ambiguous situations
  • Ability to coordinate activities across multiple organizations within General Motors
  • Project Management skills
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Business, Engineering or Operations Management, Computer Science or Predictive Analytics; Master’ s degree preferred


Location:             Warren, MI

Duration:            Long-term Contract (12+ months)





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