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Operations Management Analyst
|Overview:||Operations management analysts use math and statistical techniques to evaluate & choose the effective business operating methods. They focus on a wide range of problems including scheduling of operations, forecasting, resource allocation, product mix and product distributions systems.|
|Duties:||Analyze different methods that an organization plans, produces and sells or distributes their products & services to customers. They identify ways to measure efficiency of these methods.
They conduct mathematical and statistical analyses with computers and compare different business operating methods in terms of quantity and quality of the goods and services produced.
They identify and propose new methods for getting a job done that can result in cost savings, higher productivity, greater accuracy and quality.
They recommend to an organization's management the changes that should be made in the organization's operations and processes in order to stay competitive and keep up with new technology.
A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment of operations management analysts is expected to grow faster than average through 2018. As problem solving becomes cheaper and faster with technological advances, more firms will have the ability to employ or consult with analysts. Additionally, organizations increasingly will be faced with domestic and foreign competition and businesses will rely on operations research analysts to optimize profits by improving productivity and reducing costs. Jobs for operations management analysts exist in almost every but opportunities will be best in management, scientific, and technical consulting firms.|
|Salary Range (National Average):||$42,000 to $48,000|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
|Additional Training/Education:||Employers strongly prefer applicants with at least a master's degree in operations management science. Courses in computer sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics and experimental design are essential.|
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services Advisor to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.