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  • Job reference: RMS0195196

Data Analyst

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/06/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/07/18)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
Our client's Transformation Team are responsible for delivering process improvements within Product Engineering following a rapid, agile improvement methodology. As a mechanism for delivering the transformation, the team are organised into a number of Rapid Improvement Teams. These Teams will solely deliver incremental improvements and waste removal activities to key Engineering process over a fixed short-term project period, and repeat on a fixed 6-8 week cycle. Each team is made up of key roles and skill sets to enable project success. As the Data & Systems Analyst in a newly (Agile) Rapid Improvement Team, reporting to a Rapid Improvement Team Manager, you will be responsible for providing insights into problems through data analysis and also providing technology/systems driven solutions to aid the resolution of problems. This role requires an advanced user of Excel with keen interest and understanding of systems and tools, who has strong experience in problem solving and manipulating large amount of data and producing the same to report to senior stakeholders. You will have excellent experience in providing brilliant support for integral projects and you will be able to analyse raw data and have the confidence to present the same to a variety of stakeholders. Ideally you can demonstrate excellent business acumen and you will be proactive by nature and be able to build relationships with a range of stakeholders so excellent communication skills is a must. Coaching, training and support will be provided to develop an understanding of key aspects of product engineering, however, this role requires technical aptitude in order to develop the knowledge required for solving complex problems. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and demonstrate positive business behaviours.

Skills Required:
1) Data Analysis

2) Advanced EXCEL Skills

3) Experience in problem solving tools and lean/ six sigma techniques

Experience Required:
Data analysis using Microsoft EXCEL

  • Experience in problem solving tools and techniques
  • Complex problem solving and solution elicitation
  • Experience of leading workshops with multiple customers / stakeholders
  • Experience in influencing outside of direct responsibility and beyond own function via stakeholder engagement and strong customer mind set
  • Ability to deliver with urgency in pressurised situations
  • Failure mode avoidance
  • Preparing and performing presentations


    The Company:
    Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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