at Alabo General Trading in
UAE - Dubai
Data Engineer at Alabo General Trading in UAE - Dubai
Job highlightsPosted on January 26, 2017
This role is to lead the continued development of the transportation & logistics and supporting financial & operational analytics reporting. It includes management responsibility of the logistics business systems team and primary interaction with the logistics operations team.
Maintain and improve existing capacity models and processes.
Plan for volume and operational variability. Help the business develop a comprehensive capacity management approach that balances cost and risks.
Lead capacity automation efforts and engage external teams as needed.
Seek cost reduction and risk mitigation opportunities and work with cross-functional team for implementation.
Navigate and understand the complex relationships between capacity systems, external vendors/partners and internal operations and then leverage this knowledge to lead analysts and cross-functional teams to successfully implement business and operational changes
Qualifications, Experience & Skills:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Systems Engineering or equivalent experience.
Master's Degree (MBA, Engineering, Management, IT-Related) preferred.
4-8 years experience in the development and operations of global transportation management (or similar) systems.
Advanced operational knowledge of most modes of global logistics, logistics alternatives, and customer expectations.
Prior proficiency in efficient database schema and the creation and launch of ERP/TMS Systems.
Fluent in creating operational metrics and dashboards using SQL and Tableau (or similar) visualization tools.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and motivate transformational change to technical and non-technical audiences.
Excels in creating written reports, proposals, processes, and project documentation.
Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment and deliver excellent results.