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Data Systems Specialist

Company: J.D. Irving
Location: Macon
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Data Systems Specialist At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Scotties facial brand. The?Data Systems Specialist will be based out of Macon, Georgia (1897 Allen Road, 31216). This is a permanent, full-time position. The Data Systems Specialist is the data and systems focused member of the continuous improvement team. In this role you will design, implement, and manage the Reporting and Analytics strategy in support of the overall Corporate Data Strategy, while providing coaching and mentorship across the Macon Tissue site. You will design and develop reporting and analytics solutions using data gathered from machine sensors and production systems to support data-driven decision making. As the Data Systems Specialist, you have a passion for turning multiple streams of data into organized and actionable analytical products and services. You believe in the importance of user-friendly design as demonstrated by your enthusiasm and advocacy for UI/UX philosophies and aesthetically pleasing design. You have a growth mindset, are knowledgeable, entrepreneurial, self-directed, confident, and passionate about your mission to create positive change through reporting and analytics. You will work closely with the Continuous Improvement Leader to influence our Corporate Data Strategy. This role is about more than building tools, it is about building a culture that is data-driven and lean. Are you an energetic individual with a Can-Do Attitude who is passionate about achieving results and driving improvement? At Irving Tissue, our culture inspires creativity, nurtures talent, and creates an inclusive workplace. Our employees can thrive and grow their careers across our diverse operating divisions. Job Requirements * Postsecondary education in Data Science and Analytics, Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, or similar field of study * 1-2 years of Reporting experience is beneficial: * Designing and implementing reporting solutions (Excel, PowerBI, Alteryx, etc.) * Querying SQL/NoSQL databases and RESTful APIs * Designing, developing, and communicating KPIs to business stakeholders * Creating mockups and prototypes to facilitate report design * Developing reporting solutions that are scalable, sustainable, and easy to maintain * Exposure to (AVEVA OSISoft Pi, PARCview, ITop / RtDuet, JD Edwards) would be beneficial * Advanced skills in data analysis would be beneficial (Power BI, SQL Server, Excel, MS Power Apps, MS Power Automate, etc.) The main duties/responsibilities of this role include: Solutions Development * Build tools, dashboards, and apps to make the way our employees work easier, quicker, and more informed. This will include * Building and maintaining mobile Apps in MS Power Apps * Building dashboards in Power Bi, PARCview, Pi Vision and other applications * Provide input to prioritize and execute on the development of reporting and analytics solutions in support of the Reporting and Analytics strategy * End-to-end development of reporting and analytics solutions * Analyze, study and test data inputs and outputs to ensure quality * Develop solutions within the organization's available technology stack * Employ various data gathering techniques to ensure proper solution design (workshops, focus groups, questionnaires, surveys, etc.) Project Coordination * Help the team to improve how we use our systems and introduce new features and modules to the business. * Help develop system standards and roadmap for all core systems in business * Create a project plan to implement changes at the Macon Tissue Plant * Measure progress and report on implementation progress * Facilitate team meetings to get feedback from team on implementation progress * Escalate and resolve issues related to project implementation Training Content Creation * Develop interesting and easy to access training materials / tips for how to work with the various tools and systems available to employees * Coach and mentor supervisors/leaders/managers/process engineers to improve analytical capabilities across our manufacturing sites * Develop processes and standards for reporting and analytics that others can adopt and follow * Listen to feedback from frontline employees on how to improve the systems we use to drive our business * Create training videos and content that is visually appealing and easy to understand What We Offer * Irving Tissue is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to: * Medical, Dental, Vision insurance effective 1st of month following start date * 401K 100% match at 5% after 90 days of employment * Health & wellness reimbursements * Employee & family assistance programs * Product purchase program * Opportunities to take part in job related training and development * Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Tissue and the larger network of the J.D. Irving group of companies * Relocation costs (if applicable) To Apply for this Career Opportunity Concerned you don't meet every requirement? Research has shown that many women only apply to jobs when they feel they meet 100% of the hiring criteria. At Irving Tissue, we are focused on creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome, appreciated and encouraged to contribute fully. If you are interested in this position but are concerned you may not fit the requirements perfectly, we would encourage you to still apply. You might be exactly who we're looking for with this role or others we have available! Please apply online at For further details, please contact Recruitment at We appreciate your interest in our company!?Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about our products and services, click?here. Irving Tissue is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees. Additional Information * Posting Date: Jan 23, 2023

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