Data Analytics Analyst
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
Burnaby, BC, CA
5d ago


As the premier global asset management and disposition company, Ritchie Bros. helps thousands of people around the world buy and sell heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month.

With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent.

If you’re an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join our growing team employed in a wide variety of positions from sales to operations to corporate functions as we transform the global used equipment market.

Join us on our journey and move forward with us, build your success , and grow your career.

We’re looking for a Data Analytics Analyst to join our team in Burnaby , BC.

The Opportunity :

Our team of Analysts act as a support partner to the various business groups by providing objective and fact-based analytics to deliver deeper understanding of drivers of performance and the impact of different courses of action.

Candidates will demonstrate a bias for action, present very strong analytical and problem-solving skills, be personable and have effective written and verbal communication skills.

In this role you’ll :

  • Act as an analytics partner for different business units and functional teams within the organization
  • Translate business questions into specific requirements and then deliver meaningful insights through a combination of expert technical skill and deep understanding of the business problem
  • Proactively identify solutions for improving the effectiveness of business activities within sales, marketing, and auction operations (Ritchie Bros.
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  • Execute analysis of the company’s customer and business data, including predictive modeling, forecasting and statistical analysis.
  • Independently execute complex analysis - structuring analysis, executing analysis, synthesizing results, presenting results
  • Lead / take ownership of data related products - e.g., building report dashboards to support the business and / or close support of business line analysis
  • Support regular monthly business reporting requirements
  • Assist our Data Management department with identifying and prioritizing business needs
  • Presentation of analysis - convene groups & teams to collaborate on a cross cutting issue or question
  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety : to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.
  • Here’s what you bring :

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, MIS, economics or similar
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a related role or industry
  • Expert MS Office skills (Excel, Access, VBA)
  • Proficiency with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Microsoft BI, Tableau, etc)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to explore novel solutions for business stakeholders
  • Ability to synthesize their own and other’s thoughts into crisp / effective communications
  • Enthusiasm for trying new approaches and or developing creative solutions
  • Comfort speaking out in larger groups
  • This job will require you to :

  • Very limited travel may be required
  • What We Offer :

    Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business.

    And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here’s how :

  • Base salary + performance bonus
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits.
  • RRSP and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
  • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.
  • A multi-award winning LEED gold certified facility, in an exceptional park-like setting, featuring : A subsidized, multi-
  • award winning childcare centre. A subsidized cafeteria, dry cleaning services, and free parking.A workout facility, featuring advanced gym equipment, bike room, shower and changing facilities, and nutrition and fitness programs.

    Proximity to miles of Fraser River walking paths, plus shops, restaurants and services.

    To get an idea of what our auctions are like, you can check out some auction videos on YouTube right here :

    Want to learn more about the company? Visit our , or connect with us today through or .

  • the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification;
  • an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; a leading European online equipment listing service;
  • and offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including , and Cat® auctions , plus equipment financing and leasing through For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit

    Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws.

    This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located.

    Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls please.

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