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GAF Operations Analyst - Remote in Parsippany, New Jersey

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Job Description:

GAF is looking for a data-driven, intellectually curious, Operations Analyst with proven experience in complex problem-solving, process improvement, data compilation and reporting, capital plan management including budgeting, and cost reporting to join our Corporate Engineering team. The incumbent will report directly to the Director of Capital Planning, and will be responsible and accountable for developing and coordinating the company’s capital plan, delivering detailed analysis, reporting / solutions, insights, and recommendations to achieve business objectives. This role requires high attention to detail and demonstrable advanced technical skills in the area of data analytics and data visualization.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

● Creation, management, and forecasting of overall GAF Capital Plan including consolidating 3-year plans from individual plants into an annual corporate plan.

● Review of individual projects for adherence to the Capital Plan and Capital Policy.

● Management of the capital project submission process.

● Management, forecasting, and analysis of ArcPlan capital data. This includes monthly reconcile and communicating balances for all groups, as well as managing ongoing inquiries.

● Develop, generate, and distribute standard reporting. Utilize technical skills to improve and automate reporting as well as to identify and develop new metrics, reports/visualizations, and tools to drive action throughout Operations. Identify and communicate key trends and insights related to all reporting.

● Participate in cross-functional corporate and plant teams investigating opportunities to improve and expand GAF’s processes and products, and business opportunities

● Provide timely analytical support through ad-hoc analysis and reporting. Generate insights and recommendations, drive action, and assist in delivering results.

● Coordinate reviews of all large capital AFCEs with GAF CFO and COO. Provide requested data to the CFO and COO, and other leadership as needed.

● Manage specific AFCE funds as identified by management

● Conduct or assist with post project audits.

Technical Knowledge / Skills

● Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

● Proficiency in Google Suite and AODocs as well as knowledge of programming languages such as Java are preferred.

● Advanced proficiency in leveraging large and complex data sets to support business decisions.

● Strong quantitative and analytical skills.

● Intermediate knowledge of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures

● The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience with multi-plant capital budgets and capital budgeting and administration processes, preferably across multiple business units.

● Experience using predictive analytics programs or languages (i.e. Alteryx, R, Python, or other statistical methods).

● Experience utilizing Data Visualization (such as Tableau) and Data Extraction / Transformation Tools (such as Alteryx).

General Knowledge / Skills

● Strong attention to detail

● Advanced demonstrated communications skills; written, verbal, and listening skills

● Advanced organizational skills and attention to detail – able to plan, execute, and control multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

● Advanced critical thinking, problem-solving, & analytical skills

● Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate cross-functionally

● Ability to work independently but also as a team player

● Proactive and curious

Education / Experience

● Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Supply Chain, Industrial Distribution, Business, Accounting, or Engineering

● 3-5 years related experience in a Manufacturing, Operations, Logistics/Supply Chain, Engineering, or Business Analytics environment

● Knowledge of the Building Materials industry is helpful, though not required

● The preferred location for the position is the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, however the company will consider other locations provided they are within one hour of a large or major airport

● Travel up to roughly 30% of the time

● Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., without current or future requirement for sponsorship of an employment-based visa status

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​