• Analyst - Sales Analytics

    Job Locations US-NC-Winston-Salem
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/26/2018 9:57 AM)
    Pos. Type
    Full Time Regular
    Pos. Category
    Due Date
    Location : Street
    1000 E Hanes Mill Road
    Location : Zip
  • Overview

    Comprehensive category position within the Walmart team serving as an analytic resource for HBI initiatives.  The position analyzes complex data sets and is required to work independently and collaboratively to assist in development of business cases and communicate results both internally and externally.  Close partnership with the Sales team by translating complex data into actionable information which is used to drive top line sales and improved inventory investment.  Supports Ad Hoc projects based on need and scope.This position may be located in Winston-Salem, NC or in Bentonville, Arkansas.


    This position creates an interface / relationship with Walmart buying teams to drive order placement thru presentation of analytics and analysis.  Demonstrates an ability to deliver “Salytics” (Sales thru Analytics).


    Collaborates with Walmart and HBI teams in development of strategic projects.  Acts as a contact with Walmart on projects involving data analytics.


    • Support in the development of analytical tools and case studies which drive sales into Walmart stores.
    • Develops analytic analysis by working with stakeholders to gather requirements, validate and assess results:
    • Acquires and analyzes data
    • Investigates problems for root cause and provides recommended solutions
    • Clearly documents analytic work and results by preparing charts, reports, statistics and presentations
    • Aligns on strategic vision for system development to improve efficiency of HBI team.
    • Offers team new ways to conduct business and find efficiencies to benefit HBI and Walmart.
    • Evaluates analytic needs of the team and develops tools to improve analysis and ultimately drive increased sales and efficiency.
    • Consolidates data from internal sources (BI center) and external sources (Retail Link, NPD) into standardized reporting for HBI team. Understands sources of the data as well as ability to import format.
    • Gathers business requirements
    • Identifies required data sources
    • Creates and tests reports
    • Provides report automation
    • Document reporting structure and process
    • Supports Ad Hoc projects.
    • Investigates data and process defects
    • Explores and documents data and process structures
    • Performs analysis as required
    • Manages communication both internal and external with regards to data needs to support projects / reporting.
    • Insurance of data validity
    • Provides statistical data: Tables, charts, graphs
    • Builds strong partnership with Walmart team



    Minimum Education and Experience Required: 


    • Bachelor’s Degree required with preferred area of study: Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field
    • Experience in manipulating, cleansing, aggregating and compiling analytic data
    • Experience in relational databases including ability to write SQL
    • Technical computer skills in some of the following: Tableau, Data Base Management (SQL), Visual Basic, SAS, R, IBM LogicNetPlus
    • Practical knowledge of Retail, Replenishment, Sales or Inventory Management or Category Management. 
    • Practical knowledge in analytic or simulation modeling
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well within a matrix organization
    • Proven problem solving skills
    • Ability to think strategically
    • Mastery of MS Office Tool required
    • Excellent written & oral communication skills required


    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


    Equal Opportunity Employer/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

    Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:  

    Telephone: 877.999.5553

    Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com


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