Data Analyst

US-NY-Melville
Job ID
7241
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Purchasing/Procurement

Company Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent
company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty,
providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured
LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting
www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Position Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc. is seeking a Data Analytics savvy professional to join our Procurement Planning and Strategy team. We're looking to study our internal data sources to drive insight & value through analytics & continuous monitoring. In this role, you will be expected to understand business objectives and deliver clear and meaningful insights, thoughts, & action plans to management.
 
The Data Analyst (Analyst, Business Intelligence) will be responsible for importing, transforming, validating or modelling data with the purpose of understanding the data, drawing conclusions, and/or detecting unusual activity.
 
Adaptability and creative thinking are critical as you will work on a variety of business challenges. You should feel comfortable presenting your findings to both smaller and larger audiences. Experience of working in a team environment and demonstrated teamwork capabilities are required. The ideal candidate is creative, motivated, and a strong communicator.
 
 #LI-AV1 #CUSA

Responsibilities

- Develop and track procurement metrics including areas of spend analytics, requisition-to-payment process, operational efficiencies, supplier performance, and benefits capture to drive procurement strategy development and implementation
- Provide input and data analysis on requisition and payment process, spend management and benefits captured to procurement management to aid in strategy development
- Strive to continuously improve procurement performance by utilizing and understanding best practices, lessons learned and industry trends by participating in industry associations
- Apply policies and processes to ensure that all sourcing activities comply with company and regulatory directives
- Provide expertise in process and systems; contribute to the development and implementation of enterprise-wide procurement processes and systems including documentation; optimize requisition-to-payment processes and information systems based upon business needs, performance, and strategic objectives
- Ensure availability of optimal reporting tools for management and user community to conduct analytical decision making
- Document and communicate status of projects and initiatives to senior team members
- Acts as liaison with IT and business partners to ensure full understanding of data flow, data integrity and system security. Assesses information technology control elements to mitigate IT risks regarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business information
- Identifies and acquires necessary data from multiple sources and organizes/cleans/transforms the information to enhance data quality
- Support the effective usage of Analytics for existing day-to-day business analytic tools and the development of other tools/analytics for new business areas and opportunities
- Extract meaning from analytics outputs, develop strategy and execution plans, ensure proper actions are taken, and track results/KPIs
- Identify new advanced analytic requests and new data sources for further evaluation
- Prepares solution documentation/reports to form an adequate basis for reporting analysis results to management
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree required, (BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics)
- Minimum of 3-5 years in Business/Procurement Analytics
- Professional procurement Certification preferred
- Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel & MS Access Tableau, SAP Business Objects, SAS, or SQL, Oracle is preferred
- Detailed knowledge new analytics tools is preferred
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy and ability to drive to completion
- Ability to work independently, pursuing new business development and opportunities, reviewing and collaborating with senior leadership
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact and engage with a diverse group (executives, managers, and subject matter experts)
- Organizational skills
- Positive attitude
- Ability to work with others & build relationships
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