Reference : 580376

Data Analyst

  • Information Systems
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/23/2020

Who are we ?

Data Analyst

Saint Gobain - Home Based / Remote Working

Do you have demonstrated experience in Excel? as well as experience with programming languages such as R / Python / SAS / Matlab / SQL? Followed by a proven track record of implementing and utilising digital analytics tools? If so this vacancy may be your perfect next move!

Job Purpose

To provide the business with advanced analytical capabilities, act as an entrepreneur in identifying inefficiencies, and designing business solutions.

To assist with systems, procedures and a culture of continual improvement to actively optimise inventory lifecycle.  To assist with all Inventory & availability reporting across SGBD. To provide analytics on working capital performance.

This role is mainly focused on producing reports and analysis of information and data.

To enable the Manager(s) to look at the many issues which are creating inventory and stock availability problems.



  • Good GCSE standard of education which must include English and Maths
  • Happy to work towards a CIPS qualification (Level of achievement to be discussed with line manager)
  • You must have excellent Excel skills
  • You must have strong analytical skills, and be able to understand the problem being analysed, and so develop your skills at designing appropriate analysis for a problem
  • Accurate data entry skills and previous experience – average (8000/9000 key strokes)
  • You must be numerate with attention to detail skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • You must have strong organisational skills and have the ability to co-ordinate a variety of tasks

e.g. to coordinate several pieces of analysis, and prioritise your work load accordingly

  • Flexibility with regard to performing a variety of tasks within the working day
  • Working under pressure and to deadlines
  • Working to develop and assist with implementing change projects


  • Proven experience of inventory or supply chain within a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Demonstrated experience in Excel is essential, as well as experience with programming languages such as R / Python / SAS / Matlab / SQL.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Product knowledge
  • Contribute to reduction in excess inventory and improved range availability in branch
  • To support with providing information for the supply chain department in relation to Inventory management data

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • Working for a company who have won "TOP GLOBAL EMPLOYER 2019".
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme and have the option to purchase company shares.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits including instant vouchers on our rewards app.
Top Employer 2020