Supply Chain Analyst Job

Minneapolis, Minnesota
13 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo
Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.
Position Summary
Prepare reporting/statistical analysis for Supply Chain processes, and understand how that analysis impacts overall Supply Chain processes. Handle details and assignments of a confidential nature. Exercise independent judgment and initiative. Provide leadership and problem resolution within Supply Chain Processes. Develop and conduct training that provides guidance to internal/external customers on Supply Chain processes. Position may have concentration in specific business areas, process and system.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Customer/System Support/Problem Resolution: Perform in-depth research on complex audit questions, software system, or transactional problems within the overall processes. Provides customer service support by assisting as a technical and informational resource to resolve questions/issues.
  • Analysis/Reporting: Utilize report writing tools to create insightful reporting from various data sources to monitor Supply Chain key performance metrics and exceptions. Perform analysis (e.g., statistical, trend /correlation /control charts) to identify and proactively communicate trends, root causes, performance, etc. Analyze reports to ensure data accuracy. Perform analysis and research of audit questions.
  • Process/System Documentation/Training: Lead the development of Process and System User documentation utilized by Supply Chain. Develop and provide supporting training on departmental systems and processes.
  • Project/Program Management: Utilize solid project management skills to lead larger projects to improve processes. Develop and implement project plans, and communicate project milestones, obstacles, and progress. Prepare management reports on program usage and compliance. Analyze reports to ensure data accuracy. If applicable, develop, maintain and modify templates. Facilitate interaction with Supply Chain departments to ensure proper procedures are followed. Reconcile and validate reports, troubleshoot technical problems, conduct testing, support system updates, and coordinate with IT personnel.
  • Auditing: Schedule independent reviews of processes, policy, procedures and/or contract quality. Perform SOX assessment tests on Supply Chain controls. Prepare management reports on compliance and test results as requested. Identify, recommend, and write process controls, test scripts and communications, where needed. Audit, correct errors, and advise personnel on procedures to process transactions accurately throughout Supply Chain areas. Ensure compliance with associated corporate and regulatory requirements, such as sales tax, SOX, IRS, FERC, using a variety of systems.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Finance, Accounting, Law or related field or equivalent work experience. If equivalent, must be actively pursuing degree; AND 3 years experience in a supply chain related field.
  • Excellent customer/communication skills. Must be approachable, flexible, customer focused, self-motivated, results and team-oriented
  • Learns new tasks, tools, systems, and processes and develops skills quickly
  • 2+ years experience using statistical analysis reporting tools
  • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced-level experience using MS Excel, Access Word, MS Project, and Visio, designing/developing reports with report writing tools
  • 1+ years experience with Supply Chain systems and/or Expense Management Systems
  • Proven project management skills
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 42765:Process Control & SC Support || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 5865
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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