Job Description

Henley Enterprises, Inc. (and our associated entities) is a privately-owned Franchisee of Valvoline Instant Oil Change (VIOC) currently operating over 230 VIOC locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Florida, and California as well as a related business in Oklahoma. The company has grown rapidly nearly tripling in size over the last ten years and is projecting continued growth moving forward. This position works from Newton Corporate Office and reports to the Associate Director of Business Optimization.  Starting pay is $30 - $33 per hour depending upon experience.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Business Optimization Analyst position is responsible for processing, monitoring and analyzing trends and requirements of our Operations team inventory and purchasing with a focus on creating efficiencies in product storage to aid in minimizing costs.  The position is responsible for ensuring proper inventory items are active and accurately setup in the store Point of Sales (POS) systems, allowing our automated ordering system to run efficiently in all VIOC locations.  This position will also be responsible for overseeing and training administrative personnel that will be utilized for Data Entry and Maintenance of the store level POS systems.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

  • Analyze accuracy of inventory and non-inventory orders and receiving
  • Quarterly analysis of oil usage, assignments, tank calibration charts, etc.
  • Monitor Inventory turns – ensuring products are not on our shelves longer than 6 months; work with vendors to return obsolete items
  • Monitor cost and bring to attention opportunities to reduce expenses without infringing on our required 95% Franchisee agreement
  • Analyze Service Center Vendor purchase and service expenses, identifying trends and overspending
  • Work with Distributors/Franchisor to ensure we are in front of new applications as they come to market, moving obsolete items out of inventory and back to the supplier

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • SQL Server Management Studio or Database Management skills
  • Microsoft Office Applications - Proficient level, Including Access database
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills: ability to work professionally and collaboratively with peers, supervisor, organizational leadership, and external resources; ability to create effective cross-functional working relationships with others

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Degree or equivalent business experience preferred
  • 2 years working in an database or inventory related position
  • Microsoft certifications a plus

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 90% of work in a climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may incidentally be required to stoop, kneel, and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.
  • A current valid driver’s license and insurability rating is required; occasional travel by vehicle may be required.
  • Occasional overnight travel to other regions may be required.
  • Experiencing our business model in our Service Centers is encouraged

Application Instructions

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