Home Depot Canada Careers – Production Planning Analyst

Job Description:

Production Planning Analysts are responsible for leading small to medium subsets of larger projects and initiatives and individual processes that bring value to The Home Depot. They must possess a high level of analytical ability to distinguish multiple components of a problem and develop conclusions using quantitative skills. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to leading peers on projects, effective communication to teams and leaders, reviewing and understanding capacity/supply chain operational data, and identifying trends in the retail and supply chain industry. A successful Operations Planning Analyst will possess and demonstrate strong leadership skills, analytical ability and communication.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Validate that reporting and data analysis tools meet documented business requirements
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of reporting, data analysis and data models
  • Perform data management through a combination of data mining, data modeling, data analysis,
    problem analysis; while executing day to day processes related to area of responsibility.
  • Present and communicate reporting related information and learning content
  • Facilitate communication with business stakeholders regarding status and reporting related initiatives
  • Support the business through ad-hoc queries, and maintains reports from a variety of resources as specific to department or organizational needs
  • Support optimization of daily inbound and outbound transportation plans in a Transportation Management System and daily/weekly inbound appointment schedules into the distribution centres
  • Partner with Transportation and Distribution to determine key opportunities for continuous improvement within the planning cycle and output to drive both short term and long term improvement
  • Partner with the Inventory Planning and Replenishment team to determine and execute capacity mitigation opportunities to improve overall productivity
  • Evaluate existing reporting and analytic tools, document deficiencies and new requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.
  • Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups.
  • Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem.
  • Utilizes fundamental concepts of finance to manage budgets, forecast costs, and provide information to account for the financial impact of decision-making.
  • Adapts to and embraces change with composure, resilience, and perseverance in the face of constraints, high pressure, and adverse situations.
  • Must fill minimum time-in-position and performance management code requirement of M+
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent degree in a field of study (e.g. Industrial Engineering) related to the positions would be considered an asset
  • 2-5 years’ experience
  • Experience with Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology
  • Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visual Basic, SQL, Word and Visio.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Manhattan WMS and Manhattan TMS would be a definite asset

Job Details:

Company:  The Home Depot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Brampton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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