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Commercial Analyst

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


As a Commercial Analyst, this is role is an experienced business professional and individual contributor that will support the CPG commercial organization with comprehensive Point of Sale (POS), inventory & shipment sales analysis. Will provide analyses that help set strategy and deliver ad hoc insights as needed. In addition, you will develop reporting systems to monitor key metrics and provide updates for team/customer, analyze data to provide insights and identify opportunities for improvement, and support elements of customer business planning processes as guided by the Customer Team. Individual should be comfortable querying data, establishing data pipelines, executing statistical and quantitative analyses, as well as, development of predictive models and decision support tools.


•Uses knowledge of business and data structure to discover and/or anticipate problems where data can be used to solve the problem

•Procure and utilize both internal data and external customer data, to support retail commercial activities. (familiar with querying data using SQL and Python from data warehouse environments, connecting to external data sources utilizing API’s or RPA)

•Perform robust statistical analyses including, but not limited to, descriptive, diagnostic, exploratory, correlation, regression, forecasting, optimization, and simulation (A/B testing forecasting models, etc…)

•Applies data aggregation, descriptive analysis and data presentation techniques and tools to communicate complex findings and recommendations to influence others to take action.

•Applies data visualization for discovery and timely insights

•Support growth of Business Analytics and continual advancement of organization’s analytic culture and literacy.

•Ability to understand emerging trends in applied Advanced Analytics, Predictive Modeling & Data Science and utilizes this knowledge to solve business enabling fact-based decision making

•Gather and maintain data, such as ERP and POS. This includes building applications and reports that collect, clean, securely store, and present the data.

•Ability to communicate with all levels of leadership on recommendations

•Strong verbal and written communication

•Navigate cross-functional team dynamics

•Demonstrated experience creating dashboards and reports

•Ability to respond to ad-hoc data and research requests

•Excellent project management planning and execution skills

Desired Experience

•Bachelor’s degree in business, data analysis, economics or other related field or equivalent experience

•Experience leveraging customer POS portals for data extraction

•Experience with PL/SQL, SQL or similar tools to extract and engineer data sets

•Experience with Advanced Analytics/Predictive Modeling experience with statistical software, e.g.: IBM SPSS, SAS, R, Python, and Alteryx. (Alteryx experience preferred)

•Experience with commercial or open source data visualization tools (Tableau experience preferred)


Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading global industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch® and Well-X-Trol®. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.


Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities. 

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Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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