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Associate Data Scientist Job

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

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!

Division Information

PACCAR Parts operates a network of parts distribution centers offering aftermarket support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and customers around the world. Aftermarket support includes customer call centers operating 24 hours a day throughout the year and technologically advanced systems to enhance inventory control and expedite order processing.

Requisition Summary

The Associate Data Scientist provides standard and ad hoc reporting to the Customer Service department, automates standard reporting using Snowflake, Python/R, and Tableau. The Associate Data Scientist also aids the Customer Service department in developing advanced predictive analytics models. 

Although this position supports the Customer Service department, they are part of the PPD Advanced Analytics team, a collaborative team who creates analytics solutions across PACCAR Parts. This team works on high-impact and high-visibility projects. Team members present their work to senior executives, helping shape not only PPD’s current business, but its long term analytics strategy. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Serve as an expert on the Customer Service department’s data sources
  • Develop and build reproducible & automated reports on Customer Service KPIs
  • Provide accurate, relevant, and meaningful ad-hoc analysis to management to support strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Lead the Customer Service Analytics Forum
  • Able to capture business requirements and create custom Tableau dashboards for various stakeholders
  • Develop advanced analytics models; including creating, validating, analyzing and explaining the data used for model development.
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong analytical skills, excellent general business acumen, with the ability to concisely and clearly communicate complex topics.
  • Able to work with stakeholders from the Customer Service department to develop new analytics solutions, identify necessary data, and support analytics best practices.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (quantitative field preferred)
  • 2-3 years of experience in an data analyst role required
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Access required
  • Knowledge of SQL desired
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language preferred (Python, R)
  • Experience with data visualization preferred (Tableau)
  • Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Must be a highly-motivated self-starter and self-directed learner with a creative mind, high attention to detail and a solution-oriented outlook
  • Ability to succeed in a multi-functional business environment and influence adoption of new ideas

Additional Job Board Information

  • PACCAR Parts is an eVerify Employer.
  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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