Data Analyst - Procurement

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/01/17
Indianapolis, IN
Less than 5 years experience
Commercial Transportation
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/01/17

Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, is seeking an experienced sales professional to fill a Data Analyst-Procurement. As a Data Analyst, you will work within the Procurement Analytics team to perform data transformation, modeling and validation activities, as well as to configure applications to buyers and suppliers’ context. Successful candidates will possess advanced analytical technical expertise, strong collaborative and execution capabilities, a practical and flexible mindset, and high attention to detail and work quality.


Data visualization:

·        Develop new methods for displaying data analysis outcomes

·        Leverage existing tools to allow buyers and quality engineers to explore data in new ways

·        Research emerging tools for data visualization and evaluate their suitability to the business

·        Validate raw data quality and transform the data, perform quality checks, and suggest improvements

Provide training, assistance, and support to customers:

·        Deliver highest-quality work product both within team and to buyers and suppliers

·        Perform internal team projects and duties as assigned or required

·        Occasional travel – dependent on project requirements


Programming and/or scriptingexperience:

·        Application development (Microsoft Access, VBA, C++, .net, Java)

·        Web app development (, Javascript)

·        Data management & visualization: e.g. Excel, SQL, SharePoint

·        Text mining & unstructured data analytics

Position Requirements 

·        BachelorDegree or equivalent experience; Undergraduatedegree in a field linked to computer science, IT, computer applications, business analytics, engineering or related field is required

·        3 or more years relevant industry experiencerequired

·        Excellent time management skills

·        Good communication and interpersonal skills

·        Ability to act autonomously, bringing structure and organization to work

·        Sound problem-solving skills

·        Understanding of basic financial and business terminology

Skills Preferred:

·        Advanced degree is preferred

·        Relevant industry experience with a focus on analytics and programming 

Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.

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