Operations Planning Analyst

Planning and Process Improvement Long Island City, New York


Description

 

Recipe for Success- 

The Operations Planning Analyst will be responsible for examining production, labor and financial data in order to support improvements to planning.  A creative problem solver with solid analytical skills will be an excellent asset to our team.

 

Key ingredients –

  • Analyzing and planning of hourly employee staffing, productivity and overtime levels across operational departments
  • Leading weekly discussions on operations staffing levels with each department head and Human Resources
  • Forecasting seasonal trends in customer order mix and adjusting fulfillment plans accordingly
  • Developing a staffing strategy that maximizes productivity levels across the business cycle and can support continuous volume growth
  • Coordinating with Finance on the development and rollout of new processes that will impact productivity across multiple operational teams.
  • Coordinating with Marketing and Transportation groups to create daily fulfillment plans that best meet customer demand within our operating constraints
  • Using FreshDirect’s operating and business intelligence reporting platforms (e.g., SAP, Business Objects, MS Excel) to analyze production, labor and financial data
  • Supporting activities related to process change, from idea generation to technical specifications development through to implementation
  • Providing reporting support to plant managers on an ad-hoc basis


 

Add dash of –

  • Proven ability to evaluate performance data and turn findings into actionable recommendations
  • Comfortable juggling and coordinating multiple projects across several channels simultaneously
  • Detail orientated with strong organizational skills; with a focus on details, teamwork, project management and follow-up
  • Able to present numerical data in a concise, logical and useful manner
  • Able to write for and work with a wide range of audiences, from executives to line workers
  • Enjoy operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment under time constraints
  • Outstanding and proven written and verbal communication skills

 

WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.

 

 

Who is FreshDirect?

Launched in New York City in 2002, FreshDirect is a leading online fresh food grocer delivering farm-fresh foods and brand-name groceries directly to the doors of customers throughout five Northeastern U.S. states, including New York City and Philadelphia. We are committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers and farmers around the world, and its in-house team of chefs and bakers produce a wide selection of freshly-made meals, baked goods and more.

FreshDirect “At the Office” delivers the same high-quality food with expanded product offerings and services for corporate clients. In 2015, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio with the launch of FoodKick, a mobile-first food business that connects consumers to the freshest, tastiest finds in food, drinks, and lifestyle essentials all delivered within an hour.

Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.

 

Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!

 

Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family

 

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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job