Manager - FCSD Operations Analytics

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Manager - FCSD Operations Analytics
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Ford Motor Company's Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for a seasoned analytics professional that has a deep business understanding of data science to lead a team that provides to support to our business partners. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest global subject matter experts that are transforming the automobile industry.

The role spans the full lifecycle from analytic question definition, through data gathering, analysis, reporting/visualization development, testing, and operational deployment and support iterations. The incumbent must be able to work with business users to gather goals and illicit requirements, translate those into technical designs, coordinate with multiple source data owners, and then develop the end user friendly reporting and analytics platform of standard reports and self-service analytics interfaces.

This role requires a detail oriented, creative technologist, comfortable working in a highly collaborative, entrepreneurial environment, able to work with a variety of customers and manage and prioritize competing customer demands, while incrementally building an integrated reporting and analytics self-service platform end state vision.

  • Leading a team of 4-5 analysts engaged with business partners across the Ford Customer Service Division
  • Together with the analytics team, acting as an internal consultant to these business partners and ensuring solution delivery
  • Ability to understand how to ingest large data sets from a variety of sources (SQL, Teradata, Oracle, Hadoop, Alteryx, QlikView etc)
  • Expertise to manipulate data to form unified data sets for analysis
  • Strong visualization skills (understanding of appropriate visualization techniques based on the data set)
  • Analytic capabilities with understanding of: correlation, optimization, clustering, and time series analysis
  • Communicate findings to make data analysis actionable and understandable by business partners
  • Ability to take complex problems and break them down to create an implement an action plan
  • Strong understanding of analysis and computational complexity and ability to programmatically solve problems
  • Strong capabilities at designing visual interface for data interaction
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
  • 5+ years of hands-on quantitative modeling skills and SQL, SAS, BI segmentation, predictive and descriptive modeling
  • 5+ years of data visualization expertise
  • 5+ years of experience working with descriptive analytics tools
  • 5+ years of experience in a consultative role
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, Economics, or related quantitative field
  • Prior experience leading and managing an analytics team
  • 10+ years of experience working with descriptive analytics tools
  • Self-starter, high level of initiative, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Strong collaboration and communications skills
  • Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership behaviors
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At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

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Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Ford Motor Company also is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment such persons.