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Data Analyst/Scientist posted by Bridgnorth Aluminium

Full Time
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
£25,000 - £38,000 / year

Job Description

Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd are advertising this role as a Direct Employer (not a Recruitment Agency)

Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd has firmly established itself as a trusted supplier of rolled Aluminium products since 1933. Our knowledge and experience spans many decades, evident in the work we do today to which we supply the Lithographic, Canned Body Stock, Automotive, Food and Foil Sectors of Industry. We are a 74 acre site which is located; as the name implies, in the historic town of Bridgnorth and within a 25min commute from towns such as Telford, Shrewsbury, Kidderminster and Wolverhampton, 40mins from Birmingham, Worcester, Stafford and Redditch.

Data Analyst/Scientist The role sits within the Business and Administration Department; Costing Team and is a staff role.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

* The task is to manipulate existing data from various data bases in the company, to make them relevant to various improvement efforts, and ultimately harness them to proper Process/Cost Improvement projects ensuring the qualitative and quantitative improvement of our progress in Cost and Process Improvements

* This is a person liaising continuously between Operations and the Cost Department and the individual will assist Area Managers to put projects forward and formulate them

* The Data Analyst/Scientist reports directly to the Costing Manager on a day-to-day basis

Duties of the Data Analyst/Scientist

Apply Lean standards and IPM methodology and thinking to advance the process Improvement of the company and assist the Costing manager

Documentation Requirements:

* Project charters

* Gant Charts

* Feasibility analysis

* Financial analysis

* Statistical Process Control charts

* Other statistical charts/documents as required

General Duties & Responsibilities:

* Identify areas of statistical process control (SPC) in line with area objectives

* Work with IT to develop datasets to support SPC and develop a policy for SPC

* Train, implement and monitor the process of SPC in each area ensuring adherence to the policy reporting on non-conformances

* Work with Area managers to identify appropriate tools throughout the business planning lifecycle to support gap analysis and project development. For example, FMEA and develop a policy for application of such tools

* Coordinate training, implementation and then monitor the use of tools identified and their adherence to the policy reporting on non-conformances

* Work with the Planning department to enhance the communication of data within schedules according to business objectives supporting SPC and gap analysis along with assisting the Planning department with developing numerically detailed planning scenarios and what if analysis to optimise production flow using statistical modelling techniques for prediction of key output variables and value discovery

* Work with project managers to develop project documentation in line with IPM principles and Process/Cost Improvements

* Monitor project progress ensuring projects are maintained and kept up to date with appropriate qualitative and quantitative data and provide assistance with exploratory gap analysis to identify value opportunities in various business processes

Qualifications of the Data Analyst/Scientist

Essential to the role

* ESSENTIAL - Degree in Statistics or Econometrics or consideration will be given to candidates with strong industry experience attained within a similar manufacturing, production or engineering environment

* High degree of numeracy with the ability to understand and interrogate data

* Ability to write SQL queries and manipulate the Data in Excel wih the the ability to analyse and interrogate large data sets


* Project experience - Familiarity with SPSS and other statistical packages would prove highly beneficial

* ISO Auditor trained, especially ISO 9001:2015

* Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma or equivalent


* The ability to translate ideas into physical processes

* The ability to analyse varied and disparate processes and develop a holistic and strategic overview


* Relocation Package available, including relocation from within the EU – either single or accompanied by dependants

* Pension up to 7% matched contribution

* 4 x Annual Salary ‘Death in Service’

* Private Health Care Package – can be increased to incorporate dependants

* Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus

Due to the nature of the business, the Data Analyst/Scientist should be aware that under special circumstances (e.g., breakdowns, outage periods, etc.) longer working hours or working over weekends/holidays might be required to fulfil the duties of the role.

If you feel you have the right experience and skill set for the role of Data Analyst/Scientist, then please don’t hesitate to apply for the role. Unfortunately on this occasion we are not able to accept applications from candidates who require VISA sponsorship support to work in the EU.

*1st Stage interviews will be conducted using video conference due to Covid19 and further progression will be adhered to using the UK Government and companies social distancing guidelines and procedures




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