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Senior Analyst - Industrial Engineering

Req #: WHQ00012884-RA
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category:Finance

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Explore open positions in our Finance department, which manages the company's budgets, forecasts and investments, and provides analysis of our financial performance and strategies.

Job overview and responsibilities

Support United’s business plan harmonizes business processes, improves customer service, efficiency, productivity and cost effectiveness.


Value Creation:

  • Understand client’s business and value stream
  • Apply analytical rigor and a data driven approach to assess current state and develop alternatives
  • Accountable for selecting a technical approach that’s in line with expected benefits
  • Duties include: Develops more practical business insights
  • Designs analytic plan/develop hypotheses to test
  • Interprets results and set next steps
  • Understands limitations of analysis (what it can and cannot be used for)
  • Understands the intuition behind the numbers (i.e. does it make sense?)

Service Delivery:

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with front line employees and stakeholders
  • Propose ways to synthesize multiple and possibly divergent viewpoints into an action plan
  • Develop slides that fit into a storyline
  • Take initiative to share relevant project information with internal leadership and clients
  • Confidently and effectively communicate to Sr. Manager and Director level
  • Develop and deliver presentations aligned with CIEO standards

Project Management:

  • Understand clearly the project scope and objectives
  • Develop realistic tasks to achieve project objectives
  • Identify risks and dependencies on the proposed tasks
  • Execute to plan
  • Update project lead and stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Achieve the realization of expected benefits within the project timeline



  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • Demonstrates proficiency/experience with any structured programming languages/simulation (e.g. C++, SAS, Python, Simio)
  • Excellent Communications skills
  • Highly proficient in MS Office and in statistical software (Minitab, JMP…)
  • Working knowledge of project management discipline
  • At least 2-5 years of experience in industry
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position




  • Related discipline involving quantitative analysis with emphasis on TQM, Lean or Six Sigma
  • Green Belt from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge of simulation tools, SQL, CAD, VBA
  • TQM, Lean or Six Sigma experience in industry




Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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