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Data Analyst

Date: Feb 4, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: James Hardie





Pricing Data Analytics Specialist

Chicago, IL


Now’s your chance to move your career in a new direction – upward! 


Consider this. James Hardie is the #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales.  We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim.  Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best.  That’s why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people.  We take pride in our employees and it’s clear that our employees take pride in working at James Hardie too. 


The Pricing Data Analytics Specialist is integral in the development and execution of the James Hardie pricing strategies.  This position will be the lead in collecting, standardizing and interpreting mass amounts of data across various tools and sources to provide reporting, insights and recommendations to drive pricing efficiencies, market share growth and maximizing profit opportunities. The role will requires a high degree of strategic thinking, mastery of mass data standardization and analytics and ability to build databases and visualization tools. This person will also need to showcase significant project management skills, organizational capabilities and identification of trends.




  • Bachelor's degree in Information systems, data analytics, business, engineering, or highly quantitative degree (Master’s preferred)
  • 5-7+ years of applicable analytical experience within finance, supply chain or analysis
  • Highly skilled in SQL, VBA, Excel macro coding/development, Tableau/Power BI, Microsoft Access and business intelligence platforms (e.g. Business Objects)
  • Ability to manage a variety of PM tools such as Microsoft Projects, Flow Charts, Visio
  • Superior interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals.
  • Outstanding analytical abilities required.
  • Ability to challenge information and a passion to exhaustively uncover robust facts and data. Proven ability to synthesize complex and detailed data and information into meaningful outtakes and decision base information.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and think independently about alternative ways to solve problems based on standardization of data and analytics.
  • Team player with a strong desire to learn.



What’s next? 

“Come home to Hardie” and apply now! 



James Hardie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.

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