Senior Data Analyst - Manufacturing Operations

  • Job Reference: 473432608-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Worthington Industries
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


The Sr. Data Analyst - Manufacturing Operations will partner closely with functional area leads within operations and other cross functional teams to provide data driven analysis focused on improving identification of root-causes for issues and the development of problem-solving opportunities. Individual should be comfortable querying data, establishing data pipelines, executing statistical and quantitative analyses, as well as, development of predictive models and decision support tools. Strong emphasis will be placed on the ability to grow deep knowledge of the functional area.


  • Critical Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of leadership on recommendations
  • Navigate cross-functional team dynamics
  • Experience creating dashboards and reports utilizing Tableau or other data reporting/visualization software platforms
  • Proficient in building and deploying models, applications, or data pipelines utilizing the most appropriate environment (tool, language) according to DevOps best practices, providing robust documentation, version control, collaboration, and quality control.
  • Possesses a strong understanding and is proficient in the application of statistical concepts and methods -including, but not limited to, correlation, regression, forecasting, optimization, and statistical testing techniques.
  • Ability to respond to ad-hoc data and research requests
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong leadership characteristics
  • Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic align with Our Philosophy
  • Self-starter with good project management skills
  • Good customer service orientation with ability to establish professional working relationships with internal/external customers and co-workers
  • Actively seeks career-development opportunities and builds new skills through training and reading of professional literature
  • Ability to see how assigned work fits into the larger picture and affects other areas so that issues outside original scope of work may be identified

Desired Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in or supporting a manufacturing environment in a data analytics capacity
  • Bachelors degree in business, engineering, data analysis, finance, or supply-chain focus
  • Availability to travel to plants as needed; minimal travel but flexiblity needed


  • Bachelors in Supply Chain or Business
  • Bachelors or equivalent