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Data Analytics Manager Job

Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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!

 

Kenworth Truck Company
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

 

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 Kenworth 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 Kenworth.

 

 Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead and grow the Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) group at Kenworth.
  • Build and leverage key cross-functional relationships critical to the success of the analytical growth at Kenworth.
  • Coach and develop the Kenworth 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.

 

Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.

 

PACCAR's Comprehensive Benefits ( offered from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. U.S. Salaried PACCAR employees, have a full range of benefit options) Including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

 

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

 


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