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Data Lead

Company: ITW
Location: Appleton
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Miller - is about building things that matter. We lead the welding industry in building advanced, solution-focused products and meeting crucial needs for welding safety and health.

We're about the partnership and the work. Our products are designed with our users for manufacturing, fabrication, construction, aviation, motorsports, education, agriculture and marine applications.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, "The Power of Blue -," is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world's largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated, dedicated, detail oriented individual to join our team as a lead data analyst. Primary responsibilities include ensuring all aspects of master data in our catalog is managed, maintained and coordinated thorugh data owners in our divisions. The mission of the Lead Data Analyst is to support, maintain implemented data strategies as well as unsure the data itegrity is at a very high standard supporting our customers needs as they interact with our organization. This position is responsible for ensuring Microsoft Dynamics 365 data processes are clearly understood and executed. In addition, will be tasked with ensuring both cost and price records are kept up-to-date in the company's ERP system.

Essential Functions

  • Data Steward, enforcing policies and proper coding to item master and customer master files
  • Implement pricing strategy changes and short term pricing actions
  • Ownership of the Flintfox pricing application
  • Maintain sales price records in ERP system, abiding by customer specific contract and negotiated pricing, chain customer contract pricing, and pricing matrices
  • Collaborate with product managers, buyers, marketing, finance and IT to ensure efficient and effective price adjustments
  • Ability to take initiative and develop a strong understanding of business functions and procedures is a critical aspect of this position
  • Utilizing business expertise to provide targeted analysis for recommendations to drive continuous improvement
  • Improve user efficiencies by studying current practices; designing modifications
  • Maintain system protocols by writing and updating procedures
  • Provide self-service references for users by writing and maintaining administrative documentation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people using a variety of communication methods including writing (paper and e-mail), speaking, and listening to communicate project status, and document projects and programs
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others on a team to share information, resolve conflicts, and make decisions in all aspects of Information Technology and/or network operations
  • Ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Understand and learn data processing system design methods, techniques and standards
  • Follows and implements data and database and data integrity procedures, strategies, guidelines, standards, support and training
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to end-user requests, questions, and problems
    • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Accounting or related field
    • Experience in the manufacturing industry is desired
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience with mass-uploading and bulk editing information in spreadsheets and ERP systems
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to detect data inconsistencies
    • Ability to work with a variety of technical tools including MS Access, pivot tables and/or SQL database utilities for breaking down and analyzing data
    • Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is desired
    • Strong math aptitude (rates, percentages, gross profit and margin, sales markup)
    • Exhibit ethical, responsible and dependable behavior
    • Action-oriented self-starter
    • Strong sense of ownership
    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
      Additional Information

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

      ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

      As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: ITW, Appleton , Data Lead, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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