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Sr. Advanced Analytics Analyst

          

Help executives and business functions in addressing complex problems and new business opportunities by using data mining techniques and mathematical/statistical modeling.

Steelcase Company: Steelcase
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Web: www.steelcase.com

About Steelcase Inc.
Steelcase Inc. helps create great experiences -- wherever work happens. Our brands offer a comprehensive portfolio of workplace furnishings, products and services, inspired by nearly 100 years of insight gained serving the world's leading organizations. We are globally accessible through a network of channels, including over 650 dealers. We design for social, economic, and environmental sustainability. Steelcase is a global, publicly traded company leading our industry with fiscal 2011 revenue of approximately $2.4 billion.

Steelcase offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including profit sharing. To learn more about our company, visit our website at www.steelcase.com. Steelcase strongly supports a diverse workplace and welcomes all applicants.

Position Description:
This role assists executives and business functions in addressing complex problems and new business opportunities by using data mining techniques and mathematical/statistical modeling.

Primary Responsibilities
The Advanced Analytics Analyst will provide the technical expertise necessary to perform detailed mathematical modeling analysis as well as be able to explain models / results to various levels of management. This person will be responsible for developing analytical strategies for long term objectives involving high risk, uncertainty and / complexity. Additionally, this person will provide insights regarding a wide array of business initiatives with an expertise on the theory and mathematics behind the analyses.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and machine learning tools identified for data mining and modeling for business applications
  • Provide consultative services to internal clients in the analysis and interpretation of proprietary and primary / secondary data
  • Ability to identify emerging patterns that can be found through the analysis of big data, unstructured data, and data from multiple internal and external sources
  • Perform statistical analysis or operations research analysis of targeted databases for the purpose of opportunity identification/discovery or specific decision making
  • Deploy mathematical models in a user friendly environment and provide assessment of the quality of the model and tracking therein in order to revise where appropriate for decision support
  • Ability to drive operating improvements by developing key hypothesis and the data analysis and insight to support / disprove them
  • Develop and maintain statistical models & methodologies to predict, quantify, and/or forecast various business
  • Provide leadership to effectively communicate results of statistical models to broad audience, including senior leadership
  • Ability to manage projects with strong technical and data-driven components
  • Use both quantitative and qualitative data sources to successfully generate results
Education and Experience
  • Advanced degree in Statistics is required
  • Experience with statistical analyses and predictive modeling techniques
  • Proficiency in a wide range of data-based reporting systems
  • Expertise in building customized code in SAS including, but not limited to, Macro programming, SAS/ GRAPH, GMAP, ODS and being able to present models / findings
  • Broad understanding of business functions is beneficial
  • Acquaintance with text mining is beneficial
_Contact_:
Steelcase offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including profit sharing. To learn more about our company and to apply, visit our website at

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Steelcase strongly supports a diverse workplace and welcomes all applicants.


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