Job Description Business Intelligence Data Analyst - GPSC
Do you have a perpetual curiosity and a knack to extract patterns hidden within mounds of data? Do you excel at using data techniques and analytical tools to tell the stories that aid business leaders to effectively define strategy, identify potential risks, and make critical decisions? Do you enjoy the challenge of data communication, adeptly conveying complex data analysis clearly and concisely?
The Business Intelligence Data Analyst supports critical business operations and decision-making through creation of high quality, user-friendly, and automated dashboards, leverages data modeling and analysis techniques to create new organizational capabilities, and supports production operations through data discovery for risk mitigation and business action. We have a huge stake in data and we need an authority like you to help us.
A successful Business Data Analyst demonstrates customer focus, a drive for results, and ease with ambiguous project requests and definitions; influences change, naturally accepts ownership for project deliverables, explores opportunities to add value to job responsibilities, and continues to develop critical skills and technical expertise. Projects will span across all time horizons, from early in VDP through end of production and often require integration of data across multiple functions, including Engineering, Program Management, Planning, Forecasting, Sales, and Manufacturing.
Responsibilities: You will collaborate with business stakeholders, IT, and analytics community to develop strategy, craft requirements, and deliver data analytics, dashboards, reports, and key performance metrics from proof of concept through production solution.
You will analyze and create meaningful insight for business use and decisions, leveraging large amounts of data from structured and unstructured data sources.
You will lead and support cross-functional innovation projects and integrated business solutions to enhance business stakeholder capabilities and efficiencies.
You will provide timely and accurate responses to customer requests related to functionality, processes, and data in support of key functional systems and initiatives.
You will recommend types of reporting analytics and procedures to apply to meet stated business objectives.
You will train and guide business partners focused on data analysis methodology reporting and tools.
Additional Job Description
Education/Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience
Bachelor's degree required in data analytics, engineering, computer science, operations management, supply chain or related field
In-depth knowledge of mathematical methodologies and tools for advanced analytics, including optimization algorithms, regressions, data correlation and predictive techniques
Qualifications: Excellent knowledge of and demonstrated experience with SQL, VBA, and Python coding at a minimum; additional coding skills preferred
Self-starter with the ability to influence others, working in teams and independently with customers, cohorts, and stakeholders across many different physical locations
Ability to define and propose innovative solutions to business problems and projects that may begin with ambiguous requirements and requests
Technical proficiency working with analytic platforms (Tableau, Microsoft BI), databases and reporting tools
Experience with databases and data warehousing platforms (MS Access, SQL Server and Developer, Oracle, etc.)
Effective time management skills to balance workload across multiple simultaneous projects and meet deadlines proactively and independently
Practical knowledge of basic statistical and mathematical tools for problem solving and data analysis
Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple, visual terms suitable to a wide cross-section of audiences (data storytelling)
Proactive and effective project management and communication skills to provide project status, progress on deliverables and risks/issues to stakeholders
Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree considered highly desirable
Supply Chain/Logistics/Purchasing experience
FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at both the 6th and 7th level. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate's relevant experience and whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.
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The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
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