Seeds Operations Data Analyst

Syngenta Global Downers Grove , IL 60515

Posted 2 weeks ago

What You Will Do:

  • Provide support in data analysis and structured problem solving to the Seeds Ops teams by collaborating with Supply Chain, SPR and R&D scientists in conducting data analysis, trial design, and developing and improving routines for experimental design and analysis

  • Provide leadership in the use of data analysis techniques and structured problem solving to support Seeds Operations.

  • Collaborate with business partners to solve complex supply chain dilemmas leveraging data, using statistical modeling and methodologies.

  • Provide data analysis support in identifying trends in non-conforming product and assist in roots cause analyzes to identify necessary corrective actions

  • Provide expert support in the use and development of the set of statistical analysis tools

Who You Are:

  • Be a passionate problem solver, with the ability to breakdown problems and convey analytical insight with business applicability.

  • To provide data management and analysis for the global team by dissemination of technical expertise within local and global Seeds Operations teams.

  • To establish and maintain networks within and between regions, with the SPR data management community and with global Seeds Ops members to aid problem solving and establish best practice in data analysis

  • To develop novel analysis concepts and methods to increase speed of analysis, increase efficiency, and improve overall experimental accuracy

  • To provide data analysis support to identify trends in, and root causes of, non-conforming product (process deviations)

  • Convey your work and results to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders

  • To develop and coach colleagues in the use of data analysis and experimental design techniques. Encourage the use of these tools within regional and global Seeds Operations communities

  • To monitor external data analysis advances and identify and progress potential applications

  • To collaborate with key stakeholders and external bodies as appropriate.

  • To provide statistical expertise to ensure planned trials generate statistically significant results and thereby ensuring full value from employed resources

  • To develop and coach colleagues in the use of data analysis techniques including the 7 Simple Tools and design of experiments.

  • To provide expert support in the use and development of the global set of statistical analysis and predictive tools

  • To provide data analysis support to identify trends in, and root causes of, non-conforming product (process deviations).

You Have:

  • Masters level or equivalent in Statistics

  • Professional qualification in science or engineering, with emphasis in statistics and data analysis.

  • Sound analytical and problem solving / Solid IT skills.

  • Understanding of seeds multiplication and processing activities.

  • English language level >85% reading, writing and spoken proficiency.

You Might Also Have:

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct statistical analysis and meet timelines for results.

  • Ability to influence and change current ways of working to develop a more scientific approach in the way we design experiments and interpret results

  • A passion and enthusiasm for statistics in terms of converting data into useful information to drive business value

  • Team working in multi-functional groups

  • Knowledge and understanding of seed production

  • Result oriented and customer focused.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Cross cultural awareness

  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary global and regional teams.

  • Experience in data driven problem solving, experimental design and graphical analysis.

  • Strong competency in R for data analysis and visualization. Additionally, R-shiny package for web tool deployment. Experience in other languages i.e. Python, Javascript

  • Database knowledge and experience (SQL)

  • Industry experience in using multi variate analysis, data modelling and experimental design

  • Experience and understanding of seeds multiplication and processing activities

What We Offer:

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do

  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution

  • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others

  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Who We Are:

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company dedicated to feeding the world and improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. We have 28,000 people in over 90 countries working to transform how crops are grown.

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm)


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