Retail Data Analyst

Req ID: 107233

BASIC PURPOSE: The Retail Data Analyst role is to perform analysis and apply data visualization techniques to present business information and highlight different perspectives on key business decision areas.  This position must leverage personal knowledgebase and become a subject matter expert with regards to analytics and all of Love’s analytic systems.  Expected to build relationships with; application support personnel, Love’s internal support teams, merchandising category management team, suppliers, and feel comfortable holding them accountable in support of merchandising objectives. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop analytical reports and represent large, complex sets of data through visual representation
  • Use Tableau to create interactive web-based dashboards to inform senior leadership of progress on organizational goals
  • Performs statistical analysis of large data sets to better understand trends, relationships between variables, and to formulate predictive insights
  • Combine enterprise and external datasets, and perform statistical analysis to show organizational competitive advantages
  • Work collaboratively with project teams, end users/stakeholders to understand business objectives and requirements
  • Leverage analytics and visualization tools to present information in a way that drives fact based decision making
  • Builds effective working relationships with client subject matter experts
  • Collaborate with Category Managers, Operations and IT to ensure effective analytic strategies
  • Participate in field visits to understand analytical needs and how to best deliver the data
  • Lead future system integration projects as it pertains to analytics
  • Support any existing and future reporting or analytical needs
  • Other duties assigned as needed

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics, Computer Science or related technical field, master’s preferred
  • Experience:
    • At least 3 years of experience working with Tableau visualization software
    • At least 1 year of experience with SAS
    • Experience with reporting, data management, or data analytics and visualization using market leading commercial and open source tools, including standard and ad-hoc reporting
    • Ability to develop strong working relationships within teams and across the organization
    • Basic IT competencies, including familiarity with relational database technologies and query (e.g., SQL)
    • Experience with large data sets, ability to write/execute SQL queries to extract, review and understand data leveraged by business partners
    • Knowledge of visualization/dashboard design techniques for data analysis and presentation
    • Knowledge of data science best practices, stemming from proven experience
    • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques.
    • Able to develop and interpret technical documentation for training and end user procedures.

       

       

       

       

       

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience presenting to multiple audiences (e.g., technical and non-technical, executive)
    • Creative thinker; strong analytical, multitasking, and interpersonal skills
    • Highly Self Motivated and Directed
    • Very Strong Customer Service Orientation
    • Experience Working In a Team-Oriented, Collaborative Environment
    • Able to develop and interpret technical documentation for training and end user procedures
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Job Function(s): Marketing

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

Company
Loves Travel Stops and Country Store
Posted
03/28/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120, US