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Sr Perf Measurement Analyst

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Orlando, FL, US, 32819

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 17771

Additional Locations: Remote - May be done from anywhere in the US. Close proximity to Orlando, FL is a plus for sporadic onsite work.

Partially Remote-Prefers candidates to live within 50-mile radius of Orland office for occassional meetings/team building events.


Day in the Life

The Sr. Performance Measurement Analyst must understand and help define supply chain business needs for process automation and business intelligence, and then determine appropriate, detailed business technology solutions. These solutions would either be using existing enterprise systems (SAP/SalesForce) more effectively, extending existing systems (changing configurations/implementing new core capabilities/custom functionality), or developing and integrating alternative solutions (SQL Server/.net). Experience in supply chain process improvement, Six Sigma quality techniques, and management information systems is desirable. Success will be measured by improvements in supply chain business results.


High level summary and Realistic Preview of Job:

  • Effectively partner with our Supply Chain Planning, Distribution, Customer Fulfillment, Performance Measurement, Operational Excellence and Strategic Sourcing departments to define, develop, and integrate business solutions that support HMH’s objectives and key results.
  • Use an analytical, data driven approach and custom developed solutions to solve business problems.
  • Provide analytical and business intelligence solutions/services to support our partner’s decision-making including creation of new metrics, KPIs, reporting, scorecards, etc.
  • Leverage expertise to troubleshoot challenging data and code related problems in existing solutions.  
  • Provide support, including break fixes and enhancements for SQL Server environment, ETL jobs, Access databases, .Net developed solutions and other business developed automations.
  • Utilize analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strict attention to detail and intensity around consistently delivering high quality outputs.
  • Provide liaison communication between business areas and upstream partners such as the IT Technology Group and other technical teams.
  • Use creativity to spur continuous improvement (processes, morale, quality, etc.).
  • Understand business processes and how they affect each other.
  • Provide self-leadership and collaboration with other members of technical teams.
  • Communicate effectively through formal and informal methods.
  • Partner with other team members in expanding our continuous improvement and innovative culture.
  • Live the values and stated mission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  • Maintain open communication with team members, leadership and other departments within HMH.
  • Lead by example (in work ethic, business ethic, following procedures, and caring about the company, its employees and its customers).


What You Need to be Successful (Required to perform this role)

  • Bachelors Degree in Technology related field (Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Business Management, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supply chain organization with track record of process improvement using technology.
  • Working knowledge of SAP and SalesForce .
  • Proficient with relational databases, SQL, ASP.Net, ETL (SSIS), BI platforms.
  • Ability to work collaboratively between business and technology organizations.
  • Analytical skills with a high degree of accuracy and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Strong reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills.



Nice to Have (Preferred, but not necessary)

  • Master's Degree (MBS, Industrial Engineering, Analytics,etc.)
  • Tableau, Power BI
  • Informatica

Physical Requirements

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.

How We Work (Competencies)


  • Instills Trust
  • Values Differences
  • Nimble Learning
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Connects With Courage
  • Action Oriented


Salary Range: $75,000 to $90,000. Our salary ranges are based on national averages.  We have wide ranges so we can be flexible and determine compensation based on a number of factors including the candidate’s skills, experience, education and location.

Benefits: See Career Page Careers at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company (

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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