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Job Title : Lean Program Analyst Student (4 months)
Department : Enterprise Governance
Work Term / Duration : Fall 2020 (Sept-Dec 2020)
Help us boldly shape retail in Canada
Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast dates back to 1922. Our vision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada, and we are focused on innovating and making important investments in our business, especially when it comes to our people.
To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help us evolve and drive change across the business and boldly help shape Canada’s retail industry.
As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastly changing retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tire family of companies.
Our Commitment to students
Work in an environment that supports, and fosters knowledge sharing and provides key experiences to increase capabilities through projects or objectives.
There will be specific and measurable objectives / goals that will support learning & achieving relevant business deliverables.
Continue to support Canadian Tire’s culture of learning from others, continuous improvement, agility, growth and innovation.
Investment in the community to create a talented diverse workforce for Canada and Canadian Tire’s future.
Building & strengthening student social engagement throughout their education and pursuit of their career through ongoing communication and relationship building.
Position Summary :
Lean COE Program Analyst (Student). The Lean Center of Excellence team is a small team of senior and experienced technology professionals who are tasked to reduce our operating costs.
We do this by using Lean Six Sigma techniques, and by finding and removing unnecessary or redundant systems and processes.
We also support the ROT program. ROT refers to systems, technologies and processes that continue to exist, even though the value derived from the systems relative to other options would normally fail to justify their existence.
Our team is looking for savings at all layers of the business, including technology, applications and business processes.
The Program Analyst (Student) assists in the delivery of this program in a variety of ways; including process mapping, data extraction and analysis, assisting with the facilitation of Lean events, automation of business processes and preparing executive presentation materials.
What you’ll do :
The OE Program Analyst supports the Lean COE program by performing the following duties.
Assist with facilitating Lean events, process mapping and analysis and documentation of each step of the Lean DMAIC process.
Automating key performance indicators and reporting metrics.
Extracting Data from key systems to support the reporting requirements.
Data Analysis using statistical techniques to run experiments, draw conclusions and support key decision making and assist with the creation of the data visualization output.
Work with the EA team in the automation and extraction of data from our legacy EA (Enterprise Architecture) tool and assist with import to the new EA tool.
Gathering and reporting on process baseline details, and subsequent improvements.
Creating charts and graphs and assisting stakeholders in the interpretation (understanding) of the data.
Support Lean Green and Black Belts, PMs and practitioners
Who you are :
Exceptional communication skills with the confidence and passion to share knowledge
Creative thinker who is observant to seek new opportunities and perceptive to abstract ideas
Goal driven individual to seek out continuous improvement opportunities
The ability to take a collaborate approach to build strong relationships and have positive team experiences
Flexible and dynamic individual who is able to adjust and prioritize accordingly to adapt to business demands and requirements
Solid foundation of relevant technical skills
Demonstrates behaviours of transparency, accountability agility and learning from others that will support your success
Ability to work in a dynamic team, with Senior individuals, and manage and work on large variety of tasks and assignments throughout the term.
What you’ve done :
Working towards a University degree in Commerce, Economics / Maths, IT or Data Analytics
Curious individual, with a 'think outside of the box' mindset
Statistical Analysis must have completed an introductory statistics class
Familiarity with Excel and using excel to perform data analysis. Familiarity with other stats programs (ie. Minitab) is an asset.
Proficiency with Visio, PowerPoint, Word and other popular office products
Experience or interest in scripting / programming with tools such as VBA, PowerBI and Excel
Exposure or awareness of Lean or six sigma processes
Experience or understanding of Agile methodology
Basic understanding of Architecture modeling
Some exposure to architectural principles as it relates to Enterprise Architecture understanding of current EA methods such as TOGAF or Zachman a plus.
Proficiency in a programming language(VBA could be used extensively in this role)
About Canadian Tire Corporation
Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers.
As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.
From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.