Analytics & Insights Business Analyst / Data Scientist

Business Analysis/Economics
061655 Requisition #
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Analytics & Insights Business Analyst / Data Scientist

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Business Analyst/Data Scientist for the Analytics & Insights team at its headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. The Business Analyst/Data Scientist will identify and develop strategic sourcing and procurement analytics solutions to users through visualization techniques and tools. Analyze large, complex data sets and make recommendations for presentation of data concepts. Work with big data and data analytics tools to develop data-based solutions and views.

This position will be part of the Analytics & Insights team within the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement organization. This role will interact regularly with region analysts, managers, business leaders, and executive leadership.

A successful candidate will be a self-starting individual that demonstrates innovation and a sense of urgency towards evaluating insights-driven business opportunities.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Collect and analyze data using statistical software packages and analysis tools

  • Using descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive advanced analytics, creating metrics, and sharing knowledge with decision makers

  • Utilizing optimization software to drive strategic goals creating value for our business partners by attaining an optimal plan

  • Learning and understanding the Georgia-Pacific sourcing and procurement business

  • Driving collaborative discussions across the region to gain and share knowledge and identify innovation opportunities

  • Leverage interest in and knowledge of Intelligent Automation solutions including RPA, AI, ML, programming, etc.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3 years of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Analytics, Data Science or similar field
  • Advanced capabilities specifically with data and analytics enablers / tools
  • Experience with automation capabilities
  • The ability to automate tasks and develop tools using Python and / or similar
  • Proficient in relational databases (SQL Server)
  • Understanding of open source using a combination of read/write library
  • Understanding and experience with statistical packages and developing predictive tools using regression, machine learning, neural networking, etc.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Excel, relational databases and/or databases.
  • Strong understanding and experience with statistical software packages such as R, MATLAB, etc
  • Understanding of and experience with data analytics visualization tools such as Qlik, Tableau.

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • JavaScript, HTML, CSS and other web development environments
  • Experience with ArcGIS online/Portal Widget and geoprocessing service development
  • Experience with math programming languages and optimization software (CPLEX, GUROBI, AMPL)

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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