Data Analyst | Cardiff | £35,000 plus benefits
Hays are proud to be working with a global manufacturing business, that are looking for a new Data Analyst to join an expanding team. They will be responsible to the operations manager and working closely with all departments within the business, the role requires detailed analysis of business processes and identification of areas for improvement, together with related projects.
⦁ Analysis and interpretation of shop floor data, creating detailed reports for daily, weekly & monthly staff & management meetings
⦁ Maintenance and updating of shop floor performance & information boards
⦁ Identification, through detailed analysis & feedback, of production variances and consequential potential efficiency improvements and communication of these to departmental managers
⦁ Periodical attendance at monthly management meetings to present and explain analytical findings and suggestions for business improvement
⦁ Involvement (with potential lead roles) in continuous improvement projects, providing support and insight through demonstration of historical and future scenarios
⦁ Feeding back on the progress of these CI projects
⦁ Development and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to allow standardised data recording in production departments, leading to improved accuracy and real time analysis
⦁ Be required to get involved in any other areas of the business or projects which the Operations Manager identifies as appropriate
Your professional experience
⦁ Excellent problem-solving skills
⦁ Previous experience in a similar role with reporting to Management would be advantageous
⦁ High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques would be advantageous, a logical thinker with good common sense
⦁ Strong PC Skills are essential: use of all Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and, ideally, Visio (or any other Process Flow Mapping software) is required(create graphical charts/flowcharts, run pivot tables, share data between Excel &Access and generate databases in both packages.)
⦁ The ability to question and hold a debate
⦁ Ability to work with minimum supervision and high levels of self-motivation
⦁ Ability to deal with external and internal contacts at all levels
⦁ Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines when preparing and completing reports for management
⦁ Ability to work closely with Finance/Production/Planning/Estimating & Senior Management, amongst others, assisting through data analysis, to solve problems with urgency
⦁ Data manipulation: used to analysing large volumes of data and a solid understanding of database principles and efficiencies required
⦁ Project Planning: capable of planning and managing your own time to ensure your components of projects are delivered to deadlines
⦁ Oral communication: can explain analytical work in a logical way which can be understood by a non-analytical audience
What's in it for you?
⦁ Salary of £35,000
⦁ 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
⦁ Death in service of 2x salary
⦁ 4% employer pension contribution
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