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Graduate Data Analyst

Salary notes: 
£18,000 - £20,000
Job/scheme locations: 
Lanarkshire
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
18/11/2019

Placement summary

Albert Bartlett is the UK’s leading grower and packer of potatoes, a family business established in 1948. We have an exciting graduate opportunity for a recent business or science graduate. The main focus of the role will see you assisting the Procurement, Agronomy and Commercial teams to help leverage and maximise benefit from the collation and analysis of information from our ERP and other systems across the company. This is a 12 month placement initially and will be based in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire.

Job description

Project Description

We are continually being asked by our customers about how we ensure they have potato stock for their orders. This project will help us to improve how we look at metrics from all farmers and understand why some farmers can yield an 80% crop from seed to lifting them out of the ground and others are yielding 65%. It will also help us to look at farmers, areas, potato species, volumes etc will bring information we can present to customers to support our business growth. 

Placement Objectives

  • Compiling, validating and analysing data
  • Interpreting results
  • Creating reports to effectively present key results
  • Support areas of the business in analysing data and presenting results

Role Description

A key focus of the role will be to provide support around the use of commercial data from grower returns, production records and agronomic information, and to manipulate and process data, across various formats to fulfil business data requirements, improving the efficiency of our supply base and production sites.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a numerate person, looking for a stepping stone into a career in data analysis. To be successful, you will demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm in working in a fast moving, challenging and equally rewarding role. You will be based at our head office in Airdrie but will be required to visit our production sites across the UK.

Qualifications

HND or Degree in appropriate discipline, ideally Business or Scientific related.

Skills / Experience

Essential Skills

  • A methodical yet innovative approach, to be able to collate, analyse and interrogate data
  • Experience of analysis, charting and visualisation tools / methods
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Logical and problem solving skills with a desire to derive benefit from the analysis of company generated data.
  • Familiarity with a NAV based ERP system
  • Competent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise your workload and apply good time management skills
  • A high level of self-motivation whilst remaining organised and methodical
  • Commitment to improving personal skills and understanding our business

Desirable Skills

Commercial or agricultural experience

Benefits

Company benefits

You will enjoy a stimulating and challenging work environment within a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation.

  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 31 days annual leave (increasing with length of service)
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Onsite Parking
  • Subsidised Canteen

Placement benefits

As part of your ScotGrad placement, you will be able to participate in a couple of training courses mainly online, and one classroom based. The courses are themed around environmental management and quality standards and will provide you with knowledge and skills which will enhance your current and future skills.

ScotGrad placements also offer a unique opportunity to connect with a vast network of graduates and ScotGrad alumni. All graduates appointed through the programme are encouraged to make use of the ScotGrad LinkedIn group to communicate with other ScotGrad participants, learn about any professional development opportunities and build up a professional network.

Additional information

Location: Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

Preferred start date: 25th November 2019

Company information

We supply over 500,000 tonnes of potatoes into the UK market each year working closely with major retailers to provide a range of premium quality products. The company is involved in all stages of the potato supply, from seed and field selection, growing, harvesting, packing and marketing.  Albert Bartlett potatoes are grown across the UK from Cornwall to the north of Scotland and on the Island of Jersey and operates three industry leading packing factories in Airdrie in Scotland, Boston in Lincolnshire and on Jersey. We also produce value add potato products in our Chilled facilities in Airdrie and Westwick.

Commitment to improving personal skills and understanding our business

‘Albert Bartlett & Sons Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity’

 Our Values are what drives us to be the very best at what we do:

Family heritage; Honest; Potato Experts; Progressive

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Region: 
UK

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted

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