Best Practices Analyst

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking an experienced Field Logistics ‘Best Practices’ Analyst to focus on Data Center Field and Warehouse operational processes. This person will be responsible for working closely with the regional field leads, logistics managers and contract labor leadership/personnel in helping to develop and implement consistent processes, analytics, and visibility measurements for greater consistency in global field inventory control. This is a highly influential position which requires excellent communication skills and collaboration, a natural orientation to process analysis and optimization, the understanding of data center logistics processes and systems, and experience with data analysis and project management.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, refine, and maintain documentation that captures and promulgates the processes and policies for executing safe, effective logistics operations in FB data centers
  • Identify gaps in operations and drive consistency across the data center regions
  • Take the lead in developing shared solutions when inconsistencies are identified.
  • Support improving operational and system gaps from the various warehouse and vendor entities to meet all compliance requirements
  • Raise the visibility of field issues that require better systemic controls to Central logistics for the development of improved processes
  • Work with Field Leads, vendors and contract labor to develop and execute action plans in the implementation of these new processes
  • Develop a dynamic logistics operations assessment program to ensure consistent implementation and sustainment of processes across all Field entities
  • Generate metrics highlighting performance and trends within DC Field and Warehouse Operations
  • Support the execution of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, analyze discrepancies and help working teams develop root cause corrective actions and trend improvements
  • Help define and manage ongoing KPI’s to measure process compliance and logistics operations performance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain and or any other business related field with a minimum of 5 years experience in operations
  • 5+ years experience in business analysis / program management
  • Skills in As-is/to-be Business process mapping, gap analysis, requirements elicitation and data analysis
  • Experienced in cross-functional collaboration across multiple teams
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Experience handling PM responsibilities (Prioritization, planning, scheduling, status reporting)
  • Experience with systems – Oracle, Excel or any other analytics tools
  • Communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills
  • Supply Chain process understanding from Procure to Pay

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