Data Engineer in Smithfield VA

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Smithfield Foods
Title: 
Data Engineer
Date: 
01/20/2021
Job ID: 
15597
Location: 
Smithfield VA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Business Analyst, Database Administrator, Programmer
Job Locations
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Headquartered in Smithfield, Va., since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. employees are dedicated to producing \"Good food. Responsibly.®\" and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich®, and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.



As a Data Engineer in the Finance Data Analytics department at Smithfield Foods you will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. You will be responsible for supporting the data pipeline needs of the Finance Data Analytics team, ensuring data is delivered accurately and automated. You will work to support the Data Analytics team as they work on projects from various functional areas of the business. You will implement process improvements to streamline the efficiency and accuracy of the reporting process. You will build data pipelines to support the delivery of daily/weekly/monthly reports. You will also be involved in ad hoc analysis of large datasets to quickly provide insight into the business.
Core Responsibilities
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Function as a support service for the Data Analytics team to facilitate the development of standard reports, curated data pools, and ad hoc queries
  • Participate in the development of reports, metrics, models, scorecards, and dashboards by gathering data and transforming it into stories/insights that drive recommendations and decision-making.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, Python, Altreyx, Power BI, etc.
  • Build automated Processes using scripting tools
  • Hold Training sessions on how to use the various tools and reports created by the department
  • Communicate effectively with report stake holders to ensure strong understanding of the methodology behind all calculations
  • Perform ad hoc analysis using data from various systems and explain results of analysis to all levels of management
  • Create SOPs and documentation for processes
  • Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve processes, increase data integrity, and provide quality customer service to our business partners.
  • Provide comprehensive analytical and fact-based reporting to support and/or identify opportunities to impact operational results, make changes to processes, and support strategic initiatives.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Accounting/Finance, Computer Science/Data Analytics or related field and 2+ years of relevant work experience in a Manufacturing/Logistics business environment, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience, required.
  • Ability to build models using advanced features of Excel.
  • Strong experience with Power BI / Tableau, Power Pivot, SAP, SAP Analysis for Office, BPC, Bex Query Designer.
  • Strong Experience in analyzing data within relational database systems such as MS Access, MS SQL Server, and MySQL.
  • Experience with ETL Tools such as Alteryx, Paxata, DataGuru or equivalent technologies, preferred.
  • Understanding of Windows environment command line tools, .BAT files, and Task Scheduler, preferred.
  • Experience with HTML/CSS/Javascript and a backend technology like python-flask, preferred.
  • Experience with Data analysis in Python using Pandas/Numpy/Jupyter Notebooks, preferred.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology and business logic.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills with superb attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing and ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Up to 10% travel required.
Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.


About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing \"Good food. Responsibly.®\" and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
EEO/AA Information

Smithfield, is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.
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