Process Optimisation and Analytics Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 05/02/2021

Process Optimisation and Analytics Manager

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

Are you passionate about new technologies, new ideas and new ways of thinking?

We are recruiting a Process Optimisation and Analytics Manager who will improve our business profitability and create a better experience for our customers and colleagues. Working on multiple projects, you will be responsible for building mathematical modelling using big data architecture and running complex analytics to reduce our operating costs and improve the utilisation of Tesco assets. 

You will be responsible for

• Building and managing a team of analysts. Defining objectives for the direct reports and prioritising team’s workload making sure deliverables are aligned to business needs
• Developing close working relationship with stakeholders, effectively listening and understanding their needs and applying persuasive skills to influence and inspire others
• Working with technology and data teams to develop the overall strategic vision of a single accessible and trusted data platform. Maintaining and monitoring data quality and scoping business requirements for any data transformation
• Building self-analytics capability on top of big data architectures using latest technology to eliminate needs for manual data retrieval and manipulation
• Developing new visualization techniques to simplify trend analysis for people, systems and business performance
• Building mathematical models with automated data feeds to optimize current process flow and increase capacity and capability of current assets 
• Working with Data Scientist team to build prototype solutions and simulations to resolve difficult business problems or highlight improvement/cost reduction opportunities 
• Working with Engineering, supply chain, data analytics and technology teams to develop the overall strategic vision of future material handling solutions from manual to fully automated concepts which meets business long term plans. 
• If required provide insight to leadership team to drive strategic decision

You will need

• Fulfilment, distribution and retail experience (preferred but not mandatory)
• Understanding of material handling technology, including PLC and WMS software (preferred but not mandatory)
• Understanding of labour standards, industrial engineering or work study experience (preferred but not mandatory)
• University degree in a quantitative discipline or relevant experience
• Minimum A in Mathematics (or related subject at A Level)
• Manipulating, analysing and blending data using different sources (Alteryx, Teradata and Hadoop).
• Coding in different programming languages and a good grasp of at least one language Python, Java, Scala, R (or similar) 


What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco 
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.  Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.  In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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