Analyst job – Avangard Innovative – Houston, TX

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Avangard Innovative

Houston, TX

Avangard Innovative is a premier sustainable solutions provider headquartered in Houston, Texas. As one of the largest recyclers in North America and Latin America, we offer full-service recycling solutions that reduce our customers’ waste costs and generate revenue from their recyclables.

Our technologically advanced equipment and process efficiency help companies limit their impact on future generations. Avangard Innovative aims to preserve and protect the environment by helping companies develop “zero landfill” waste solutions. Located in over 12 countries and with more than 20 processing plants and 1500 employees worldwide, we pride ourselves on promoting a truly diverse work environment.

At Avangard Innovative, it’s not just a job. It is a career.

Position Summary:

The Analyst will have a key role in analyzing financial and supply chain performance for Avangard Innovative and for its clients. Responsibilities will include: analyzing gross margin and how procurement strategies drive changes in gross margin, analyzing operating costs to identify and recommend changes to improve contribution margin, managing inventory, identifying non-profitable business relationships, as well as providing insight to Environmental Partners regarding opportunities to increase their recyclables and minimize their waste, using smart technology and data-driven dashboards. The ideal candidate will be able to help us build models to improve both internal operations and processes, and our Environmental Partners’ sustainability efforts.

What you will do (Essential Functions):

  • Perform margin analysis at both the gross margin and contribution margin level to identify areas where AI can improve margins and operational cash flow
  • Work with the VP of Operations to create dashboards and metrics for the organization to bring visibility to the group’s performance
  • Analyze performance metrics on inventory management, freight costs, procurement strategies and operational expenditures. Daily and weekly management of inventories across multiple warehouses. This involves reconciling inventories with the warehouses and providing inventory availability to the organization through position reports
  • Actively utilize and upgrade Environmental Partner dashboards to help clients maximize recycle volume and revenue, and minimize waste volume and costs.
  • Make recommendations to lower both internal and Environmental Partner operational costs
  • Partner with internal teams, third party providers, and Environmental Partners to improve operations*
  • Ad Hoc analysis *


What you know (Skills and Abilities):

We are looking for someone who has the desire to learn and drive to succeed. To thrive in this role, the Analyst will need to possess the following minimum skills, experience and educational background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Sciences or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in an analytical role
  • Solid understanding of supply chain process: Plan/Source/Make/Deliver
  • Solid understanding of P&L
  • 3+ years of experience with Business Intelligence tools and optimizing their use
  • Strong excel skills and working knowledge of pivot tables, logic equations, operational modeling (goal seek, linear optimization models) and financial models (ROI, IRR, payback period)
  • Ability to communicate ideas and information in a clear, concise, effective, professional manner
  • Experience with Birst/Tableau, Spotfire and Oracle/JDE

In addition, the following qualifications would be preferred:

  • APICS, CSCSP or ISM certification

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

Required experience:

  • Oracle/JDE: 2 years
  • an analytical role: 3 years
  • Business Intelligence: 3 years

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