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Reporting Analyst

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Reporting Analyst





About Grainger:

Grainger is a broad line distributor with operations in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with many products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

The CSM Reporting & Analytics team impacts a broad range of business partners across the Grainger organization.

You will contribute to the development of important metrics, dashboards, databases, and tools used to inform and build decisions across core growth drivers.

  • You will report for Customer strategy, Sales operations, Marketing, and leadership including financial performance drivers, campaign and initiative performance, strategy and planning guidance, and execution metrics.
  • Customer reporting including partnership with sales and marketing leaders to develop resources in collaboration with the Grainger Technology Group.
  • Develop analytics tools for important Grainger Business Units to promote excellence.
  • Initiative monitoring for systematically assessing leading indicators of performance for execution to goals and data-driven planning.
  • Collaborate with team members across the enterprise to adopt best practices.
  • Engage with Sr. Managers and Directors in providing reporting and analytics to influence strategic decisions.


You Will:

  • Produce accurate reports for internal and external partners and customers for their use in making informed decisions
  • Work with department leadership and peers to support improvement projects and system development efforts
  • Collaborate with end-users to answer questions and provide additional insight about specific reports at the appropriate level of detail
  • Correlate multiple metrics and structure data to develop and share a complete story of analysis and results
  • Manage daily maintenance of existing reports to ensure all the information is producing the intended results
  • Fix any internal reports that are not running properly
  • Simplify basic reporting processes
  • Demonstrate general understanding of important business strategies and how tools and reports support them
  • Provide analysis to identify trends, operational issues, and exceptions to improve operations and customer experience


You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • 1 or more years of experience in related field.
  • Experience with Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SQL, Business Intelligence (Power BI, Tableau), Snowflake, Teradata, or other database/reporting tools


Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace