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Planning Analyst

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Salary: $40.36 - $50.36 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Long term contract in Plano, TX for a Planning Analyst whose primary responsibility is to work closely in the development and sustainability of innovative products which exceed market desires, capture the voice of the customer, and deliver delight and surprise for the target customer. Will work across various teams to support numerous product planning functions and activities. Will also be required to come onsite 1-2 days within a week.

  • Perform detailed qualitative and quantitative analyses using mTAB, PAI CSQ, PIN, Polk and other available resources to support strategic recommendations.
  • Help provide strategic guidance, insight and knowledge about market trends, consumer attitudes, competitors, and the success and tracking of a variety of company products.
  • Partner closely and collaborate with planning teams, strategy teams, and other analytics resources across multiple functional teams.
  • Collaborate and present proposals and way-of-thinking that support product studies and decisions.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations summarizing insights and conclusions.

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Mathematics, Computer Science or Statistics, with significant quantitative course work.
  • 2+ years of experience doing hands-on data analysis and providing data driven insights.
  • 2+ years of experience with Business Intelligence and analytical tools such as Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx, etc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (especially PowerPoint & Excel PivotTables & Graphs).
  • Prefer some experience and knowledge of the automotive industry.
  • Ability to analyze, organize, and integrate large amounts of data into clear and concise presentations and status reports.
  • Ability to present fact-based recommendations in a clear, logical, and concise way; “tell a story” with data.
  • Experience collaborating on cross-departmental projects.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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