Facebook Data Center Logistics Analyst in Altoona, Iowa


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an experienced Logistics Analyst to focus on Data Center Field and Warehouse operational processes. The logistics team is responsible for the warehousing and shipping of inventory to support the build and sustaining operations of new and existing FB Data Centers. The team also provides support to supply chain operations, IT and labs for international shipments, and inventory management (staging for deployment, end of life scrapping) as needed.

In this role, the successful candidate will work closely with Data Center Engineers/Technicians and our external logistics provider to develop requirements and processes, implement processes pertaining to shipping, receiving and inventory management. Work with the central team in MPK and rest of the regional coordinators on process consistency. Support the testing and rollout of projects. Provide weekly status reports on operations and projects. Oversee relationship with vendor employees at local region to ensure timely execution of plans and service delivery. Track and manage regional operations to an agreed upon metrics and escalate to the central team if any operational issues.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage contracted services to facilitate the completion of all aspects of material movement for all consigned and FB-owned inventory in region.

  2. Help produce monthly Audits of Compliance to ensure meeting all inventory controls.

  3. Support month and quarter end requirements to ensure appropriate financial reporting.

  4. Drive inventory reconciliation process to identify risk, manage obsolescence, and reserve appropriately.

  5. Proactively monitor system interfaces with external suppliers to identify and correct any errors that impact product movements.

  6. Manage materials and inventory in a manner consistent with the requirements of Facebook.

  7. Help manage ongoing KPI’s to measure supplier/Facebook Logistics performance.

  8. Work closely with the central team to understand business requirements, implement new processes, and contribute to ongoing process improvements.

  9. Resolve project issues and coordinate appropriate escalation.

  10. Assist in maintaining the dashboards and index reports to drive improvement and trending metrics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years’ experience in logistics or supply chain management

  2. Experience in as-is/to-be business process mapping, gap analysis, requirements elicitation and data analysis

  3. Experienced in cross-functional collaboration across multiple teams

  4. Experience working independently and managing time

  5. Experienced handling PM responsibilities (prioritization, planning, scheduling, status reporting)

  6. Experience with systems such as Oracle, Excel or any other analytics tools

  7. Communication, problem-solving, and interpersonal experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, business or related field

  2. 3+ years related experience in a production IT environment

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.