Senior Manager, Analytics Enablement - Lake Forest, IL

Date: May 20, 2023

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

Company: Grainger Businesses

Company Overview

Grainger is North America’s leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers’ operations running and their people safe.

We’re looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. 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 is an individual. Find your way at Grainger.

You Will

The primary goal of the Data Enablement team is to ensure data availability and governance, analytics support for various Grainger teams, business applications development and ongoing maintenance. The leader of the Data Enablement team will be responsible for managing strategy and stakeholder relationships, as well as spearheading process improvement initiatives and pipelining (CI/CD) and collaborating with Grainger teams to support application development architecture

The Data Enablement team is responsible for: Advancing Governance, Cloud ETL, Security and Documentation, as well as building and deploying flawless applications.

You Will:

Develop and enforce systems for managing Frameworks for Information Governance, Work Intake, and Solution Builds

Jira/GitHub/Confluence tools as a central workflow resource for the teams
Establish CI/CD for tool deployments
Build Frameworks and Enforce Governance across all applicable platforms
Stretch – Data Bricks/Kafka
Leadership: Manager of 5 Data Engineers

You Have

  • MLIS, MLS, MS, MIS, or Data Analytics education or equivalent
  • 3 to 7 years experience in Data Engineering, Master Data Management, Data Enablement or Digital Content Strategies and App Development
  • 1-5 years managing a team of individual contributors or leaders is a plus
  • Experience with business operations and B2B
  • Technology experience in Customer Information, Data Governance and Analytics, and data quality technologies
  • Progressive thinking on approaches to Data Enablement
  • History working with large datasets, ontologies, metadata management, and data models
  • MS Power Platform, Python, Jira, GitHub, Confluence experience required

DE&I Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.