Data Analyst Intern – Downers Grove, IL at Syngenta

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Employer: Syngenta

Expires: 04/30/2020

Requisition Number: 18011696Data Analyst Intern – Downers Grove, ILAbout this Job:As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:•          Competitive wages•          Ongoing career development resources•          The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects•          Meaningful projects that solve problemsDuration:May 2020 – August 2020 *Start dates vary per position and can be flexible.Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Provide data analysis leadership for the region by dissemination of technical expertise within Seeds OperationsWork on data analysis initiatives and opportunities to improve the effectiveness of project development activities (reducing risk, quality improvements and reducing variability in operations)Provide statistical expertise to ensure tools generate statistically significant results, thereby, ensuring full value from employed resourcesQualificationsEducation & Experience: Students who are pursuing an Advanced degree in the following field of studies: Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering or another closely related field of study are highly preferredProgramming experience required, R Programming skills preferred2+ years of classes in Statistics, Data Modeling, and OptimizationFluent in EnglishAll applicants must be eligible to work in the USAdditional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities: Qualification in statistics / data analysisSound analytical and problem solving /solid IT skills, including a background in R ShinyStudies in data driven problem solving and graphical analysisStudies in using regression, data modelling and experimental designAbility to convey the right level of detail to the right audience verbally, in writing, or by presentations and ability to judge when and who to communicate key informationA passion and enthusiasm for statistics in terms of converting data into useful information to drive business valueAbility to influence and change current ways of working to develop a more scientific approach in the way we design experiments and interpret resultsCollaboration-The ability to work with individuals who come from diverse backgroundsAutonomous-An independent individual who is self-motivating and needs little supervisionDetail/Accuracy Oriented-All procedures and policies must be understood and followedProficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Work Level: XZSyngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at recruitment.na@syngenta.comFamily and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm)Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC)(http://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/firststep/poster_direct.htm)Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm)