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Caterpillar, Inc. Sr. People Analytics in Nashville, Tennessee

Career Area:

Business Technologies, Digital and Data

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

What does it mean to live the Caterpillar Experience?

It means you play a part in building a better world. You contribute to a winning culture—a spirit of accountability—that has driven change on every continent for more than 90 years. To work with us is a commitment to improve sustainability, invent for the digital age and innovate in order to bring solutions to millions of people. Sure, you work for Caterpillar. But more importantly, you work for the good of your career, your family, your community, and your world.

Job Summary:

Caterpillar supports its business strategies by discovering, interpreting, and communicating meaningful data and patterns to drive better/faster workforce decisions globally. The Sr. People Analytics contributes to this mission by acting as an integrator of data and insights to empower decision makers and reveal opportunities to drive outcomes and business impact.

What You Will Do:

Caterpillar uses analytics to identify and create opportunities for the workforce to deliver on the business priorities. Some typical opportunities include identifying markets and segments with key skills and talent to execute on businesses priorities, modeling scenarios and risks to our current and future talent, evaluate the effectiveness of operations and strategic initiatives, and recommend key areas to influence outcomes with data and insights. Our global team will provide analytical thought leadership for COEs, Segments, and Functional solutions and initiatives.

The principal responsibility of Sr People Analytics is to provide a unique combination of statistical expertise, critical thinking, business acumen, inquisitiveness and creativity to deliver people solutions and insights across the enterprise. In addition, they will continue to elevate thinking amongst the analytics team, COPs, and all its partners to grow the analytical capabilities across all HR.

The Sr People Analytics will:

  • Possess knowledge of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to various situations.

  • Oversee the acquisition and consumption of data from structured and unstructured sources, while ensuring quality and comprehensiveness of data for use in analyzing business activities, detecting patterns, and communicating trends.

  • Demonstrate an ability to utilize various methods and techniques to frame problems and situations and accurately analyze situations to reach productive decisions.

  • Develop predictive data models, quantitative analyses, and implement semantic data capabilities through NLP, text mining and machine learning techniques.

  • Lead data exploration and analytics projects and provide on-going coaching regarding visualizations, data mining, analytics techniques.

  • Demonstrate an ability to tell a story with data and create compelling ways to use data to drive actions.

Some challenges of this role include working with Segments and COEs that may have conflicting priorities; shifting paradigms and thinking regarding data and analytics; balancing the need for precision vs minimally viable solutions; scaling the significant demand for data and analytics to focus on value added activities.

The Sr People Analytics will elevate the rest of the team by establishing sound analytic approaches addressing the business challenges across the enterprise. The role reports into a Global Analytics Lead that is responsible for helping build a data driven culture and create analytical solutions that improve decision making and reveal new opportunities. He or she demonstrates very good communication skills, being able to explain conclusions to customers with limited knowledge and experience with analytics. The incumbent should have a comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar Inc., products and services, along with a general understanding of Caterpillar’s external customers, competitors, and market influencers.

What You Have:

  • Desires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in statistics, economics, mathematics, or a similar field, and 3-6 years of professional experience in people analytics is required, a Master’s degree and 1-3 years of relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of R/Python/SQL for ETL, and Machine Learning, and data visualization packages like Power BI and Tableau.

  • Knowledge of Data Lake solutions (Snowflake/AWS) and applied knowledge of stackable solutions and automation techniques is a plus.

  • Strong consultative skills, initiative, and the ability to communicate and tell compelling stories with data.

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package.

Compensation & Benefits:

Base salary for this role ranges from $118,362 to $148,284 Actual salary will be based on experience. The total rewards package, beyond base salary includes:

  • Annual incentive bonus plan*

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage starting day 1

  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)

  • 401(K) Savings Plan including company match

  • Health savings account (HSA)

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

  • Short and long term disability coverage

  • Life insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Voluntary Benefits and Employee Discounts (Ex: Accident, Identity Theft Protection)

  • Career Development

  • Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines

Additional Info :

  • This position may require 10% travel.

  • Relocation assistance is available.

  • This position would ideally be located in Dallas, TX; however open to considering other Caterpillar facilities within the U.S. (candidates permanent address must be within 50-mile driving distance to a Caterpillar facility)

  • For a full list of U.S. Caterpillar facilities please visit: https://www.caterpillar.com/en/company/global-footprint/americas/united-states.html

About Caterpillar:

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Relocation is available for this position.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community (http://flows.beamery.com/caterpillarinc/talcom) .

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.