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Statistical Analyst Intern

| North Suburbs

Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.Objectives

  • Apply statistical and mathematical techniques to influence customer-facing investment decisions
  • Learn the role an analytics department plays within an organization

Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute, and effectively communicate the results of critical analyses focused on several of our key investments
  • Leverage market, customer, and other information to identify patterns, trends, and insights which are actionable and beneficial to the organization
  • Utilize analytical techniques to quantify results of current business activities and project future results based on business and leadership decisions
  • Research and recommend innovative solutions to a wide array of business problems using statistics and mathematics

Requirements

  • Major in analytics, predictive analytics, data science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or related field
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in college or university as a full-time student
  • Ability to obtain, explore, and interpret data
  • Knowledge of basic statistical methods
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity

Languages and Tools

  • Experience with SPSS, R, SAS, Python, Spark, or other statistical programming language
  • Ability to visualize data in R, Tableau, or Excel
  • Ability to communicate results through presentation tools such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of SQL

Impact On The Organization
The decisions made by this position have a profound impact on the organization through the development of analytical work that influences overall company strategy and enhances the success of tactical initiatives.

 

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Location

The Ogilvie Train Station has its perks with metra in building and 5 blocks to the L. You can get to the French Market without stepping outside.

What are Grainger Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Onsite gyms available in various facilities including corporate HQ and some field offices.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The company contributes 3% to a 401(k) Plan each pay period as part of an annual Profit Sharing contribution up to a 12% total target if goals are met. Eligibility requirements apply.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Grainger supports team members and their families who are in the process of adopting by reimbursing up to $6,000 per adoption for eligible expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Beverages and coffee on demand in our downtown locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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