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Quality Data Analyst

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Troy
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.

Role Summary

Using efficient methods to consolidate vast amounts of global data, the Quality Data Analyst will search for underlying patterns which best predict outcomes and behaviors. This includes strong interaction with subject matter experts and mangers as needed to best research and communicate conclusions.

The Quality Data Analyst will work with the BI Manager, Global Director of Quality, and Data Architects to support development and deployment of advanced global data platforms. This position requires in-depth knowledge of BI software applications and an ability to communicate with support users.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

* Provide leadership in designated new project or analytics initiatives
* Collaborate with project sponsors to determine scope and vision of new projects
* Conduct appropriate interviews for on-going projects to collect and analyze needs

Technical Research

* Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
* Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
* Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
* Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
* Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
* Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
* Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
* Present information using data visualization techniques
* Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
* Collaborate with other departmental teams
* Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
* Work directly with divisional team members to resolve data submission and accuracy issues

Key Responsibilities (Cont).

Other Job Elements:

* Programming Skills - Statistical programming language (eg. R or Python) and database querying language (eg. SQL).
* Statistics - Familiarity with statistics (tests, distributions, maximum likelihood estimators, etc) and real world application
* Data Wrangling - Ability to work with inconsistent or incongruent data sets or sources
* Data Visualization & Communication - Familiarity with data visualization tools including principles behind visually encoding data and communicating information. Power BI expertise is a must.
* Data Intuition - data-driven problem-solver with ability to interact with other department team members
* Multivariable Calculus & Linear Algebra - Understanding of general concepts and application

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Education/Skills/Special Knowledge - College diploma or university degree in the field of mathematics, engineering, statistics, natural sciences, information systems, and/or computer science. Minimum of 3-5 year related work experience (including relevant internships).
* Experience - Demonstrated knowledge of the organization's core business process and operations.
* Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development. Microsoft PowerBI experience a huge plus.
* Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to apply them to systems issues and products as required.
* Demonstrated project management skills and project management software skills, including planning, organizing, and managing resources.

Additional Information

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Troy , Quality Data Analyst, Professions , Troy, Michigan

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