• Enterprise IT – Data Analyst

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  • Overview

    Join Our Team - FSA


    One of the nation's largest broadline foodservice distributors, Food Services of America serves customers throughout the mid-west, west and Alaska. FSA, along with our sister companies in the SGA Family of Companies, successfully serve the needs of our customers whether they be a chain or independent; public or private; national, regional or local.


    At Food Services of America we have a long tradition of providing the highest levels of customer service in the industry. We have a culture that trusts our Associates to act in the best interests of our customers and our company.


    We encourage an environment of teamwork where together we combine our know-how and ideas to help us to be stronger than we ever could be individually. We look for the positive and praise it. Recognizing good performance creates the motivation to provide great performance.


    The Data Analyst must possess the ability to think strategically; a demonstrated ability to operate in a dynamic environment; proven ability to deliver interoperable, enterprise-wide solutions; keen problem-solving skills; and strong interpersonal skills to work internally with different stakeholders and externally with industry, and other agencies to develop and deliver corporate solutions. The Data Analyst will excel at leading innovation and navigating ambiguity, be adept at building partnerships, sharing expertise, mentoring, and will exemplify a customer-service mindset.


    • Analyze complex business problems, operational scenarios, and related financial implications that enable leadership to make informed business decisions and drive operational excellence.
    • Perform ad hoc data research and statistical analyses.
    • Partner with business and key stakeholders to develop strategies for measuring product quality, process capability, employee productivity, service levels, and other key business outcomes.
    • Consolidate large amounts of data from multiple source systems and design tools to aid in the analysis and consumption of this data, as well as continually work to optimize internal reporting tools.
    • Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommendations to cross functional stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and multiple levels.
    • Willing to review your own strengths and opportunities as they relate to your competencies, and work with your Director to choose an area of developmental focus on an annual basis


    • High proficiency in data analysis, modeling and reporting. Ability to read, interpret, apply and computationally implement topics in advanced mathematics (such as probability and statistics, time series analysis, etc.).
    • Advanced proficiency in gathering, assessing and analyzing data from multiple sources.
    • Strong knowledge of databases, data integration, and Business Intelligence processes.
    • Methodical and process oriented with superior attention to detail and strong organization skills.
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, projects, ad hoc assignments, and deadlines.
    • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills required to present information to a broad audience of users spanning Executives to Power Users
    • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to effectively audit data to validate reporting and information being delivered to Customers, Vendors and Associates.
    • Ability to establish effective professional business relationships with all levels of users.
    • Experienced in data mining and Big Data and working with programming languages such as R, Python or SAS.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen. 


    Education and Experience

    •  Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Economics, Mathematics, or Statistics is preferred.
    • 3+ years Analytics and Dashboard reporting experience


    Team Culture

    • This position works out of the Scottsdale Office with the ability to work from a home office as scheduled.  Most of the IT teams work in a “Virtual Office” environment, meaning most of the IT associates you will be working with all work from their home offices and candidates must be comfortable collaborating in this environment.
    • Even though we are in Virtual Offices we are a very close-knit team and constantly collaborate using tools like Microsoft Skype, Microsoft Teams and webcams.
    • The IT team makes use of daily Status Reports and time tracking tools such as Microsoft Project and Zendesk.
    • Occasional travel to SGA Operating Units.


    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.


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