Data Analyst

Dairy Management, Inc. Published: July 26, 2021
Location
Rosemont, IL
Second Location
Chicago, IL 60631, United States
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Analyst / Research / Engineering / Information Technology /
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Description

Dairy Management Inc.™ (DMI) is funded by America’s 35,000-plus dairy farmers, as well as dairy importers. Created to help increase sales and demand for dairy products, DMI and its related organizations work to increase demand for dairy through research, education and innovation, and to maintain confidence in dairy foods, farms and businesses. DMI manages National Dairy Council and the American Dairy Association and founded the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy. DMI works with state and regional promotion organizations to implement these programs across the country.

As DMI continues to future-cast what consumers want and their expectations of agriculture and food, particularly in a global environment where climate impacts are top-of-mind in purchase decisions, we must prepare farmers and the dairy community for accelerated adoption and acceptance of technology-enabled farm systems and supply chains. Employees with education and background in data science will serve critical roles and complement the current DMI science and technology team.

Position Responsibilities

This new position requires a candidate with strong data science skills who is extremely confident in Excel-based data analysis and data visualization. The Data Analyst is responsible for the curation and development of analytical tools. Serves as an integral member of the Dairy Scale for Good initiative team, reporting to the Director, Dairy Sustainability System Technology, Dairy Scale for Good initiative.

Lead data analysis for the Dairy Scale for Good initiative. A strategic component of U.S. Dairy’s broader 2050 Environmental Goals and Net Zero initiative, this initiative is the successful integration and demonstration of advanced dairy farming technologies and practices designed to maximize the carbon sequestration potential of the nation’s largest dairy farms. This role will work collaboratively with developers, product vendors and Universities in the analysis and scale-up of national demonstration dairies and their environmental and economic benefits.

  • Execute on the initiative’s vision and mission
  • Build, refine, and maintain economic models accounting for the full cost of advanced technology implementation on-farm
  • Build and refine economic models of farmer cost and economic benefit from adoption of advanced technologies
  • Build and refine greenhouse gas projection models based on research and data collected from Dairy Scale for Good pilot farms
  • Report and share information with Dairy Scale for Good initiative team and the Net Zero Initiative project team

Note: This role will undertake responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director (and/or at the request of CEO, President or EVP/Global Environmental Strategy) relating to broader environmental strategy, direction, and goals.

Qualifications

Education & Experience (Minimum Qualifications): 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in data science or engineering (electrical, mechanical, industrial)
  • 5+ years of industry experience in data science

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:                   

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of engineering and manufacturing operations
  • Ability to work well in a complex and evolving team environment
  • Ability to conduct end-to-end database administration to data analysis to data visualization in Excel

Benefits & Location

  • Dairy Management Inc. offers competitive medical and dental benefits and a generous 401(k).
  • Our Rosemont office is conveniently located across from O’Hare Airport and accessible to the CTA Blue Line and Metra.

Dairy Management Inc.™ is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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