Job Number: 20017803

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 7-22-2017

Job Title: Consultant, Supply Chain Inventory/Purchasing Data Analytics

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Supply Chain Inventory/Purchasing Family: -- Data analytics is responsible for applying business process knowledge to develop, recommend and communicate timely, accurate, relevant, and actionable insights to support business decisions and objectives.


  • Design, develop and implement self-serve reporting tools and dashboards for the distribution and transportation supply chain teams
  • Use analytics tools to manage, maintain and improve existing reporting processes; transform complex data sets; and automate manual steps
  • Respond and support ad-hoc reporting requests and projects
  • Identify, analyze and communicate trends or patterns from large datasets
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams, gather requirements and adapt to shifting priorities while still meeting project expectations and deadlines


  • Strong knowledge and experience with reporting tools such as Business Objects and Tableau, Analytics programs such as Alteryx and database design using SQL
  • Experience writing ad-hoc queries and reports
  • Supply Chain focus/experience preferred
  • Uses knowledge of business and data to discover and/or anticipate problems or opportunities where data can be leveraged to address the need.
  • Asks probing questions to translate business needs in order to build and design reporting solutions (metric management, dashboards, enterprise performance management).
  • Applies data visualization, descriptive and summary statistical techniques for discovery and timely insights (data exploration, ad-hoc queries, and analysis).
  • Interprets results of analyses, identifies trends and issues (forecasting), and develops alternatives to support business objectives.
  • Applies data aggregation, descriptive analysis and data presentation techniques and tools to communicate complex findings and recommendations to influence others to take action.
  • Demonstrates ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex information to a variety of audiences and mediums.
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently; receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years experience in related field preferred.
  • Experience with data query, visualization, dashboard and/or scorecard tools preferred.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Mo

I enjoy playing an integral role in ensuring that our customers are receiving the right product in a timely and orderly fashion. I also like the friendly atmosphere at our facility and I appreciate the balance between work and personal time that Cardinal Health gives its employees.
Mo, Senior Associate, Shipping Control Coordinator