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Senior Business Analyst

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Why A. O. Smith? 


Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with a 148-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and processes, but in its people. We value people who can analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. This role is a hybrid position.


What is great about this opportunity?

You will join a stable, growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion, and the highest ethical standards of conduct. You will represent a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top-of-the-line. You will be part of a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.

*This role is eligible for a remote work schedule of up to two days remote work per week. New employees are eligible to apply after successfully completing their initial 90 days of employment and training.

Primary Function


As the Senior Business Analyst, you will be responsible for partnering with various business units to build out analytic solutions and insights. In addition, you will work collaboratively with a team of analysts and stakeholders to analyze statements and reports to make appropriate recommendations to the management team.


  • Serve as a trusted data advocate and partner within the business, utilizing data and analytics to support the overall strategic initiatives for various business units, including but not limited to sales, operations, finance, customer service, production, supply chain, business technology solutions, etc.
  • Utilize business data, analytic tools, and statistical methods to present insight and recommendations to top executives for strategic decision-making planning and provide insight into critical business performance and suggest areas of improvement
  • Analytics project owner, handling all portions of the project.
  • Responsible for advanced analytics capability development and monitoring overall sales and market share trends, and presenting key insights and recommendations based on data to business leaders for decision-making and strategic planning
  • Oversee/monitor overall sales, warranty, supply chain, and market share analytics assets/tools maintenance and upgrade, and data/projects continuous improvement
  • Own relevant queries within the business and serve as the subject matter expert 
  • Curate and apply sales data, market share data, order data, and analytics tools to provide analysis for key business initiatives and suggest areas of improvement
  • Perform ad hoc analytics for time-sensitive requests as needed
  • Provide technical support for functional analysts for Tableau, SAP, SQL, Celonis, etc


  1. Bachelor’s Degree required; analytics adjacent degree preferred
  2. Advanced Excel/PowerPoint skills required
  3. Must have a basic understanding of statistical measures and when to apply them
  4. Advanced data visualization BI skills - Tableau (Developer) preferred, Microsoft BI, and others
  5. 3 years of experience with SAP reporting tools (including Analysis for Excel, BPC, WeBI, OLAP) preferred
  6. 3 years of experience with advanced analytic techniques (regression modeling, ab testing, predictive analysis, forecasting)
  7. Manufacturing experience preferred
  8. Experience with the Celonis (process mining tool) software preferred

We Offer

Competitive base salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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