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Company Overview
Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.
The Supply Chain Data Engineer identifies, acquires, assembles the datasets needed for analytics professionals across functions to generate business insights and take fact-based actions. This role works independently to furnish an advantaged data warehouse so that team members can effectively execute their responsibilities for the betterment of the company and our customers.

You Will
  • Continuously identify and prioritize data acquisition targets in partnership with analytics teams across the GSC&CE organization.
  • Ingest needed data from various system sources into Grainger’s cloud data warehouse with low effort and high repeatability.
  • Create repeatable data transformations and aggregations adhering to quality standards that make the resulting “single source of truth” datasets easy for analysts to find, understand, and utilize.
  • Modify and enhance previously developed datasets in partnership with other functional areas as business conditions and strategies evolve.
  • Oversee the appropriate security classification of all GSC&CE data fields published to Grainger’s public database.
  • Support the GSC&CE analyst community’s proficient use of the cloud warehouse through clear onboarding procedures and governance protocols.
  • Contribute to organizational initiatives that enhance analytics capabilities.
You Have
  • 3-5 years of experience in related field preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • Proficient utilization of SQL, Snowflake, Python, Docker, Apache Airflow, DAGs, Microsoft Office 365, and data visualization software.
  • Experience applying development and data management principles and principles for business use.
  • Proven ability to drive results independently using technology through effective decision making, end-to-end thinking, problem solving, organizational skills, and innovation.
  • Effective interpersonal skills conducive to driving partnerships with business leaders and technical personnel from various functions.
  • Mature and professional demeanor appropriate for interaction with internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated supply chain acumen, and organizational awareness.
  • Excellent ability to deliver projects through planning, execution, and implementation either alone or in a team environment.
DE&I Statement
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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