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22 Mar 2021

Full-Time Supply Chain Business Analyst

DairyRecruit – Posted by DairyRecruit Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

The Supply Chain Business Analyst supports the Bulk Fluid Transportation team by helping the team extract meaning from large volumes of data and improve how we understand, operate, and streamline productivity for Darigold’s Bulk Fluid Transportation network. You should be comfortable digging deep into data to identify opportunities and discover insights that will help drive productivity for a $50M+ transportation network. You will be responsible for modeling complex/abstract problems and discovering insights using statistical and data visualization techniques. You will retrieve, visualize, and present critical data in a format that is immediately useful to improve the decision-making process. This role requires an individual with excellent analytical abilities as well as outstanding business acumen.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties as assigned)

  • Use analytical and statistical rigor to solve complex problems and drive business decisions.
  • Analyze historical data related to Bulk Fluid Transportation flows, financials, bulk fluid inventory, storage capacity etc. to identify trends and insights.
  • Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, analyses, and dashboards using SQL, advanced Excel, and Power BI to drive key business decisions.
  • Make recommendations for new metrics, techniques, and strategies to improve business understanding.
  • Enable effective decision making by retrieving and aggregating data from multiple sources and compiling it into a digestible and actionable format.
  • Perform deep-dives and root cause analysis to answer business questions.
  • Effectively communicate (written and verbal) solutions and methodologies to senior leadership.
  • Review, analyze, and model business processes and information flows using appropriate analysis techniques to identify opportunities for improvement and quantify financial impact of different courses of action
  • Assist in delivery of changes to business processes by partnering with operational managers.
  • Effectively communicate with key stakeholders at all levels and in all departments of the company to ensure their engagement and support of business improvement activities.
  • Complete all other tasks and projects as required.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Proficient in extracting and manipulating large datasets
  • Advanced Excel, SQL, Power BI, DAX, and other analytical skills for data extraction and analysis
  • Familiarity with VBA, python, or R programing languages is a plus
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally (regional within the Darigold PNW footprint)



Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Economics, Operations Research, Business Administration, industrial engineering, or closely related discipline
  • Prior work experience in similar capacity preferred
  • MBA or Masters in Supply Chain Management preferred
  • Experience in developing requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting, familiarity with data visualization tools, e.g., Power BI
  • Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, or other structured process improvement methodologies a plus


Darigold is known for delivering fresh, high quality, value-added dairy products to people, & customer-driven solutions to organizations, all around the globe. We are the 5th largest dairy Co-Op in the US & one of the largest privately held organizations headquartered in Seattle, Washington. We produce over 10 billion pounds of milk every year! Since 1918, our Farmer-owners have taken great pride in producing nutritious dairy products with unsurpassed quality. Our work environment provides a results driven, collaborative space, with open & transparent communication, & a culture of celebrating everyone’s wins. Our mid-size private business model provides the ability to have dynamic involvement at all levels of our organization.  We are also proud to say we offer an excellent Total Compensation Package & a few other unique perks to our industry!

Our vision at Darigold is to Lead Dairy Forward – achieving that vision requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify – please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.

How to Apply

Please apply via our career portal at or feel free to express interest by emailing  Thanks!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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