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Retailer Big Data Analytics Intern

Location: Northbrook, IL

Department: Customer Success

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Entry Level

POSITION SUMMARY:

This Analytics Intern will be supporting one of the nation’s largest drug chains customized big data solutions and help drive RSi’ analytical reporting and business intelligence application adoption and deliver tangible value to our retailer partner and their suppliers.  This position will report directly to the Retailer Data Analytics Director within the company and primarily support customer trainings and reports/templates development.

                                                                                                                                                      

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The qualified candidate must have superb data sense and excellent Excel knowledge & skills who can quickly become retailer data and RSi solutions expert.  He/she will then leverage the knowledge to support customers’ use of RSi tool – help answer data & tool question, trouble shoot reports/analysis run, implement established collaborative business use cases, as well as develop customized analytics reporting.
  • The qualified candidate must have superb problem solving skills and project management knowledge.  He/she will work in a fast paced environment and support multiple customers/projects simultaneously.  He/she will prioritize tasks accordingly and follow through each task in a timely fashion, etc.
  • Become the retailer data expert and understand the nuances of each data measure and the optimal way of leveraging data in order to drive insights
  • Answer customers’ tool & data inquiry questions and trouble shoot report run issues
  • Train customers how to better use RSi data solutions, increase adoption of RSi tools & solutions.
  • Guide customers on established use case analytics implementation such as improving in-stock, improve promotional forecasting accuracy, display tool recommendations, reduce waste, etc.
  • Support developing new use case analytics special projects
  • Document and develop step-by-step how to guide training materials for each new template to be developed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters in highly data driven disciplines, such as mathematics, engineering, etc.
  • Superb analytical skills, Excel experts.  Excellent understanding of relational database.  Software skills such as Access, VBA are highly valued.
  • Excellent people skill to work with customers effectively and contribute value as a team member.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.  Able to map out variables and trouble shoot each variable and identify root causes and come up with findings and recommendations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Able to explain issues identified and present findings/recommendations in a logical and concise fashion.
  • Relevant experience in consulting, supply chain, operations research is a plus.
  • Proven project management skills and a track record of delivering high quality results in a timely manner.

 

ABOUT RETAIL SOLUTIONS, INC.:

Retail Solutions, Inc. ("RSi") develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of award-winning software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that turn Retailer “downstream data”, such as point-of-sale (POS), supply chain, merchandiser feedback and category data, into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf for their suppliers.

RSi, the largest and fastest-growing company in the Retail Execution Management field, has more experience with processing customer-specific retailer data than any other company. Retailers and consumer product goods (CPG) companies trust Retail Solutions to grow sales, reduce out-of-stocks, improve promotion execution and effectiveness, maximize retail operation productivity and foster collaborative relationships in the retail industry to improve product availability for the end-consumer.

RSi serves more than 500 CPG Companies, including 23 of the top 25 global consumer goods companies, and processes data from more than 175 leading retailers in the Americas and Europe.

Retail Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, CA and has offices in Providence, RI, Bentonville, AR, Minneapolis, MN, Chicago, IL, Brentford, UK, Paris, France, Munich Germany and Shanghai, China.

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