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Shaw Industries Inc Category Management Business Insights Analyst in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Category Management Business Insights Analyst

Position Overview

Position Objective:

Our ideal candidate has experience solving business problems with analytics and a passion for using data to drive competitive advantage. Our area is cross-functional and we will consider candidates of any educational background with the required professional experience. The Business Insights Analyst may work primarily remotely, with a few onsite days per week as required, allowing for flexible location requirements.

This analyst will partner closely with business users in the area they support to design and develop analytical solutions that empower data-driven decisions.

Our roles are designed for progression and development from entry-level Business Insights Analyst through to Senior Business Insights Analyst. Progression is based on technical skills, ability to lead projects with minimal direction, and development of business partner relationships.

We expect the person in this role to continuously develop their business acumen, project management, ability to lead initiatives, and relationships for cross-functional collaboration.

Job Description:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships and strategic alignment with leadership across Category Management, Channel Management, and Supply Chain functions

  • Manage project lifecycles to develop or enhance analytical solutions such as reports or dashboards including:

  • Understand and translate complex business needs into requirements

  • Assess business requirements against capabilities in the business intelligence environment, including availability and quality of data and / or functionality of analytics or visualization software

  • Manage project phases, timelines, and customer expectations with direction appropriate to seniority

  • Prepare structured or unstructured data for analysis, collaborate with IT on data engineering work needed to provision new data sources or ETL pipelines

  • Create user friendly dashboards and reports that enable business users to make data driven decisions

  • Deploy developed solutions to business users with appropriate documentation, training, and support.

  • Demonstrate excellent technical proficiency and leverage technical skills to build dashboards or reports

  • Preferred experience in SQL and/or Tableau, or other visualization tools or programming languages

  • Develops understanding of Shaw’s data infrastructure and data sources relevant to the supported business area

  • Applies discretion and judgment to select the appropriate data and technologies to meet business requirements

  • Demonstrates ability to learn new skills and languages independently

  • Uses industry best practices for visualization design

  • Contributes to building a community of engaged power users in the business

  • Develops training, shares best practices, coaches business users, and plans events that increase engagement

  • Uses data to drive adoption and use of analytical tools by business users

  • Develops and continuously updates understanding of the needs and challenges of business users, engages empathetically to improve the use of solutions and user experience

  • Contributes insights and perspective to strategic teams across the enterprise to shape the enterprise analytics strategy

  • The Senior Business Insights Analyst will be expected to coach and support other analysts within the group

  • Pursues opportunities to innovate and contribute to the analytics strategy of the business insights team

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • SQL

  • Tableau

  • Or relevant experience in data science languages like Python or R, or a scripting language like Javascript

Required Competencies:

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Influence Others

  • Build Customer Satisfaction

  • Innovate

  • Coach and Support

Requirements:

The position will be filled based on the following Education and Experience.

Business Insights Analyst I

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Preferred in Supply Chain, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Data Analytics) or High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years relevant business experience.

  • Preferred experience designing, developing and implementing descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics solutions.

  • Preferred experience in data engineering, manipulating structured and unstructured data sources for analysis.

  • Preferred conceptual understanding of analytics tools/languages such as SQL, Qlik, Tableau, Business Objects, Splunk, R, Python, SPSS, Hadoop, SparkR.

Business Insights Analyst II

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Preferred in Supply Chain, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Data Analytics) or High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years relevant business experience.

  • 2+ years of experience designing, developing and implementing descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics solutions.

  • 2+ years of data engineering experience manipulating structured and unstructured data sources for analysis.

  • Experience delivering solutions utilizing analytics tools/languages such as SQL, Qlik, Tableau, Business Objects, Splunk, R, Python, SPSS, Hadoop, SparkR.

  • Develop and utilize project management skills to lead analytic projects.

Senior Business Insights Analyst

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Preferred in Supply Chain, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Data Analytics) or High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years relevant business experience.

  • 3+ years of experience designing, developing and implementing descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics solutions.

  • 3+ years of data engineering experience manipulating structured and unstructured data sources for analysis.

  • Expert delivering solutions utilizing analytics tools/languages such as SQL, Qlik, Tableau, Business Objects, Splunk, R, Python, SPSS, Hadoop, SparkR.

  • Demonstrate strong project management skills to lead analytic teams.

  • Demonstrate strong business acumen to engage with multiple business areas and present to business leadership.

  • Coach and develop Analytic Modelers and business power users.

The position offered within the progression will be based on experience in similar roles.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit www.shawinc.com.

If you need any additional assistance or accommodation or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com

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