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Senior Planning Analyst
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Financial analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering, business, or related field, masters preferred
  • 3 years of experience in logistics, analytics industry or related or 1 year experience required for Master's degree
  • Strong analytical skill set - must have experience in applying the following:
  • Identify and understand trends and gaps
  • Creating Pareto Charts
  • Root cause analysis
  • Process mapping
  • Data mining
  • Proven track record of capturing and analyzing large amounts of data at a macro and micro level
  • In-depth understanding of logistics' relationships with other parts of the automotive ecosystem
  • Capable of handling projects using MS Access, Python, Alteryx, Tableau or Power BI, or other business intelligence suites and visualization tools with minimum supervision
  • Expert user in MS Excel - ability to create pivot table and sophisticated charts, i.e., multiple axis and data series, use of short cuts, and VLOOKUP functionality
  • Travel Requirements of Position: 10%
  • Experience with finished vehicle delivery preferred
  • Design and maintain global Outbound vehicle logistics distribution network using modes of truck, rail, and ocean
  • Identify network design efficiencies using advanced statistical techniques, conduct cost analysis for changes in distribution and propose changes to leadership
  • Establish and maintain route set-up in Transportation Management System
  • Own budget forecast and alignment with Finance
  • Develop and own KPI measurement and business intelligence, and act as primary interface to other analytics teams across business
  • Analyze production data to forecast the yard spaces required to store the vehicles and assist in yard expansion planning
  • Lead discussion with strategy team, analyze network routing options and forecast cost for various global markets and plant locations
  • Leverage data to identify exception or waste trends and work across teams to develop and measure corrective actions
  • Develop, document, and roll out logistics processes as needed
  • Develop and maintain freight budget, and communicate performance results with internal stakeholders
  • Perform monthly forecast/quarter-end financial analysis and quarter-end close duties
  • Collaborate with teams to develop and maintain analytical dashboards to track the finance KPIs and efficiency of operations
  • Use SQL, Python, or similar coding languages to pull data from databases across Rivian and create / automate reports
  • Develop Alteryx flows to either crunch the data repeatedly OR pull scheduled data from databases
  • Align with purchasing on sourcing and network actions
  • Lead benchmarking activities
  • Create and maintain railcar equipment forecast
  • Support dashboard creation and data analysis to evaluate KPI and ensure the operations is on track
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to create projections and plan for surge-volume events
  • Act as back up and support for other roles within the Outbound Logistics team
  • Provide a customer-oriented approach to support the internal customers

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team