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Date: Jan 19, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.


Job Description Summary

The Analytics Manager will collaborate with business units to streamline reporting, increase BI skills sets and accessibility to data, establish data pipelines, identify valuable use cases for advanced analytics projects, and promote best practices and highest standards on Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence projects.  The Analytics Manager and his/her team will analyze large amount of business data, discover and solve high impact problems, and develop metrics and business cases that enables Peterbilt to continually enhance business and operations functions. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, and highly analytical and detailed that takes on some of the most interesting and impactful challenges at Peterbilt.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead and grow the Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) group at Peterbilt.
  • Build and leverage key cross-functional relationships critical to the success of the analytical growth at Peterbilt.
  • Coach and develop the Peterbilt Advanced Analytics team to follow highest standards consistent with best practices and standards set by the Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence.
  • Work with Data Scientist/Data Analysts on defining their department analytics growth roadmap and on defining Advanced Analytics projects.
  • Collaborate with Department Leaders on defining and reporting metrics for analytics growth.
  • Collect and manage project ideas, charters, project priorities, and project benefit.
  • Host workshops, training, talks, or presentations on Advanced Analytics and BI initiatives, projects, or best practices to increase awareness in those fields.
  • Provide Tableau training and BI best practices training, and host internal Tableau Use Group meetings.
  • Develop sophisticated advanced analytics models; including creating, validating, analyzing and explaining the data used for model development.
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and analytics techniques.
  • Be a leading expert and organizational resource on developing and evaluating advanced analytics.
  • Develop processes to extract, clean, merge, transform and compile data from various data sources, including relational database, flat files, NoSQL databases and unstructured data.
  • Integral leader within the Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence; working with stakeholders from your division to develop new analytics solutions, identify new data useful for analytics projects, and support analytics best practices.
  • Introduce improvements to increase the speed, accuracy and efficiency of advanced analytics across the organization.
  • Provide accurate, relevant and meaningful ad-hoc analysis to management to support strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Create and present materials on data projects, data science architecture, and analytics strategies.


Qualifications & Skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Analytics, Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum five years of applicable job and management experience, with a proven ability to develop advanced analytics models.
  • Significant experience with, or deep understanding of, statistical techniques, modelling, and machine learning.
  • Experience with, or deep understanding of, programming (R, Python, Java, or C#).
  • Experience with, or deep understanding of, structured and unstructured data, including relational databases (SQL Server), graph databases (Neo4J), NoSQL databases (MongoDB) and unstructured data.
  • Experience with, or understanding of, programming (R, Python, Java, or C#).
  • Experience with working with big data (Scala, Spark, Pig).
  • Must be a highly-motivated self-starter and self-directed learner with a creative mind, high attention to detail and a solution-oriented outlook
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong analytical skills, excellent general business acumen, with the ability to concisely and clearly communicate complex topics.
  • Ability to maintain balance between solid “pragmatism” and “scientific rigor” to meet the needs of a dynamic business.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or DBA in Data Science, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Demonstrable in-depth understanding of data structures and ETL processes (including SSIS).
  • Familiarity with cloud storage and compute on Azure or AWS.
  • Experience with container deployments (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS).
  • Experience with the operationalization and maintenance of analytics APIs using Plumber, Flask, Swagger and similar.


Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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