Senior Data Analyst - Manufacturing Operations

Kaman Corporation Middletown , CT 06457

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview

Year after year, Kaman delivers technical breakthroughs and innovative solutions for our customers. We do this by acquiring new technologies, expanding facilities, developing R&D capabilities and investing in our employees. As technology advances and industry shifts, Kaman will always be a place where people can come together and make a difference.

The Sr. Operations Project Analyst is responsible for data analytics projects in support of all Kaman Precision Products (KPP) Operations in our Orlando and Middletown locations. This position can be located in Orlando, FL, or Middletown, CT.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Perform data mining to extract information from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases inside and outside of MRP and ERP systems and the accompanying backend databases.

  • Identify correlations and patterns within available data.

  • Performing statistical analysis of data.

  • Developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.

  • Organizing and transforming information into comprehensible structures.

  • Using data to predict trends in the performance of our business systems.

  • Using tools and techniques to visualize data in easy-to-understand formats, such as diagrams, graphs and pivot tables.

  • Preparing reports for use across the organization and presenting these to management.

  • Ensuring consistency and accuracy of data, monitoring data quality and removing corrupt data and the sources of inconsistent data.

  • Communicating with stakeholders to understand data content and business requirements.

  • Perform data analytics such as KPIs and TTIs, ETCs, EACs, diversion budgets, tooling budgets, Capital budgets, inventory levels, cash flow, etc.

  • Assist in production optimization by coordinating with stakeholders on data such as lead times, cycle times, and cost variations.

  • Support the Operations organization in the management of the Estimates at Completion (EAC) process activities for the management of material for all KPP programs.

  • Ensure all planning parameters related to materials cost are accurate, current and continuously adjusted to support the EAC processes.

  • Create dashboard metrics to focus management awareness and actions.

  • Coordinate the capital planning process; ensuring budgets are met while identifying and prioritizing risks and opportunities while tracking the plan.

  • Manage the IDWA process while identifying risks/opportunities to the plan. Present IDWA change scenarios to stakeholders along with recommendations for change.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in a finance, accounting, or related business discipline or equivalent experience. Ideal candidates have experience with Oracle databases, performing SQL queries, MRP and ERP systems and expert-level MS Excel skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst

  • Broad knowledge of a cost accounting/control including EVMS

  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with databases (SQL etc)

  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings

  • Strong Skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Project

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