Who We Are:
Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.
We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.
Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.
Engineer I Data Scientist
What you'll do:
Support the Mission & Process Analytics organization in advanced data analytics and the development of qualitative and quantitative models to extract information from data for data discovery.
Remain current with industry as it relates to data analysis and applications to Ball Aerospace.
Consult with business units, process owners, engineers and other subject matter experts to understand their data analytic needs & provide analysis recommendations and/or results.
Create, apply, and improve process measures of effectiveness. Responsibility includes the application of data analytics as a means of measuring performance and informing corrective action.
Support a Continuous Improvement methodology that includes optimizing process effectiveness.
Support the development of valued metrics that inform the continuous improvement cycle and/or provide additional insights and opportunities.
Develop methods, processes, and models that provide a closed-loop approach to process optimization through the application of SPC.
Work alongside the Mission & Process Analytics team to bring new analytics capability to Mission Assurance & Ball Aerospace.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What you'll need:
BS in Engineering, Statistics or a related technical field is required, plus 2 or more years of related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Advanced degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Engineering Management with emphasis in statistics preferred
Demonstrated business acumen generating a strong balance between the business needs and process implementation. Demonstrated capability of (end to end data project) generating or understanding a hypothesis, evaluating data needs and expectations; manipulating data to provide appropriate data sets and results; and reaching conclusions against the hypothesis.
Hands-on experience using structured & unstructured data to solve engineering hypotheses.
Strong presentation, communication & interpersonal skills.
Experience with statistical analysis package (i.e. SPSS, SAS, Minitab, R, Python, etc.)
Strong Collaboration skills maintaining composure with emotional conversations around process, not being trapped in the emotion, rather informed.
Demonstrated business acumen & presentation skills as it pertains to defending business cases that support the use of data analytics to meet business unit strategic goals or business needs.
Proven strategic agility being very patient with adoption of process change while continuously generating what is effective with our process direction.
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Relocation for this position is Available
US CITIZENSHIP OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED
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