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Position Title: Data Analyst 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Scarborough 

Requisition ID: 26390 

 

 

There’s nothing beige about McCain…
Except our potatoes — and we’re extremely passionate about them. 

When you join McCain, you’ll be joining the biggest player in the frozen potato game, bringing people together around the nation for over 60 years by sharing simple, delicious planet friendly food.

We’ve partnered with thousands of the country’s supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, hospitals, and schools to change the way people see the humble spud. It’s all about elevation and creating something better. 
 
So, come and make your career at McCain Foods.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

We're looking for a Data Analyst to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team in Scarborough. Reporting to the Senior Data Analyst, this role involves collaborating with stakeholders, leading end-to-end BI development, and driving advanced analytics initiatives. You will also: 

 

Requirement Gathering:
•    Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business objectives.
•    Translate requirements into data analysis tasks.
•    Lead data discovery and manage stakeholder expectations.

End-to-End BI Development:
•    Develop Power BI reports independently.
•    Lead interaction with data owners, sponsors, and key users.
•    Resolve roadblocks and ensure quality assurance.
•    Modernize data reporting for improved adoption.

Advanced Analytics:
•    Identify opportunities for advanced analytics solutions.
•    Provide actionable recommendations for strategic decisions.

Systems Design:
•    Work with the Global Data Platforms team on effective system interfaces.

BI Systems Adoption:
•    Support BI adoption through leadership and best practice sharing.

Learning and Development:
•    Stay current with BI tools, industry trends, and emerging analysis techniques.
•    Contribute to the improvement of data analysis methodologies.

Mentorship and Leadership:
•    Provide guidance to junior analysts.
•    Lead by example in best practices for analysis and communication.

Cross-functional Collaboration:
•    Partner with teams such as Marketing, Sales, and Supply Chain.
•    Identify data-driven opportunities and contribute to data-driven strategies.

Data Preparation:
•    Ensure data accuracy, consistency, and compliance with governance standards.
•    Collaborate with Data Engineering to improve data processes.

 
ABOUT YOU

 

•    5+ years of experience in data-driven environments.
•    Experience in specific functions (e.g., Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sales/Commercial).
•    FMCG/CPG experience or willingness to learn.
•    Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration or STEM.
•    Digital and Data Skills:
•    Proficiency in Power BI or similar tools (Microstrategy, Qlik, Tableau).
•    Understanding of SQL and programming languages (Python, R, SAS).
•    Knowledge of data warehousing and business intelligence concepts.
•    Understanding of data governance principles.
•    Nice to have: Experience with Azure Data Platform.
•    Data Literacy and Communication:
•    Ability to connect data to business insights for non-technical audiences.
•    Translate non-technical requirements into technical/BI solutions.
•    Strong communication and presentation skills.
•    Ability to actively listen and understand business needs.
•    Change Management:
•    Comfortable working with stakeholders of varying data experience.
•    Ability to explain data concepts in an approachable and compelling manner.


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

 

You’ll be pleased to know we don’t pay you in ‘chips’. As well as a competitive salary we also have some ‘a-peeling’ benefits including:

●    A great pension plan — and we’ll pay double what you do, up to a maximum of 12% of your pay
●    Private medical insurance scheme
●    Flexible holidays — with the option to buy & sell up to 5 extra days per year
●    ‘Chips In’ Volunteering Day Off — to make a positive impact in McCain communities across the globe
●    Optional health cash plan
●    Cycle to work scheme
●    Opportunities to relocate in the future — we’re a big business, so the opportunities are there for those who seek them.


WHERE YOU’LL WORK…

Our Head Office is in Scarborough, North Yorkshire and we operate a hybrid working policy here at McCain and our culture is based on achieving outcomes, so although we’d love to see you from time-to-time success will be measured by the objectives you deliver, and not where you’re based. 


 

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
 
Your privacy is important to us. By submitting personal data or information to us, you agree this will be handled in accordance with the Global Privacy Policy 

 

 

Job Family: Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Data and Analytics ​
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Company: McCain Foods (G.B.) Ltd 

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