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Sr Manager Data Science & Analytics (Supply Chain)

El Segundo, California

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Posting Title Sr Manager Data Science & Analytics (Supply Chain) Requisition Number 202103 Location El Segundo, California Zip Code 90245 Job Category Research

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.


The Opportunity: 

As the Global Leader of Supply Chain Analytics and Insights, you will grow and manage a high-performing team that works across the entire Supply Chain organization, providing the data and analysis needed to make the best decisions for the business. This hire will set the vision and drive the overall roadmap for a team focused on measurement, analysis, visualization, and storytelling across data science analytics and user research. This role will ensure analytics and insights are actionable for cross-functional teams and be responsible for pushing the business forward on all fronts, supported by the insights derived from your deep understanding of our data and operations.

What Your Impact Will Be: 

Responsibilities include managing the team, prioritizing analytics initiatives to align with supply chain strategy, and securing a close relationship with IT to drive a single source of truth for all GSC. This role is also responsible for setting the performance metrics framework to measure analytics adoption and success, and for communicating with business partners.

This is a critical role tasked with defining and executing on an analytics vision to support supply chain strategy. It requires staffing and management of a team with vastly different technical, supply chain and business backgrounds. The role demands a strong, well-versed leader with effective management and communication skills who can collaborate with and influence supply chain, business and IT partners.


What We’re Looking For: 

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field, such as Supply Chain Management, Analytics, Computer Science, Applied Math, Engineering, Economics or business administration.
  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Analytics, Computer Science, Applied Math, Engineering, or Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • Experience with data visualization tools/dashboard development (e.g., Google Data Studio, Tableau, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of Master Data Management, Automated Data Quality
  • Strong background/experience with ETL, data mining, statistical analysis, data processing with large amounts of data
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and take initiative. Ability to translate ideas and business requirements into business solutions
  • Continuing analytics education, training and/or certification through MOOCS and/or professional organizations preferred

Experience

  • Ten years or more in operational supply chain positions (plan, source, make, deliver) or supply chain IT.
  • Three to five years in a manager level role in a supply chain strategy group, COE or project management office (PMO).
  • Experience leading successful cross-functional supply chain projects and initiatives.
  • Experience leading or heavily participating in analytics projects or technology implementations.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 4+ years experience in leading, hiring and managing a team
  • Hands on experience with Python, SQL and relational databases. Experience with Snowflake is a plus.

Skills

  • Proven leadership skills in managing and motivating both the core team and distributed resources, with a broad range of skill sets.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and influence various roles and profiles across business, IT and enterprise analytics areas.
  • SQL query writing and experience implementing and working with analytics data warehouses
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations
  • Talent for translating data into easy-to-understand, actionable insights
  • Proficiency in data modeling best practices, and designing / building data pipelines

What It’s Like to Work Here:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute: We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

AA/EEO and Accessibility Commitment

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

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