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Business Data Analyst

Farmer’s Fridge was founded in Chicago in 2013 with the mission of making wholesome, delicious food easily accessible, so people can live a little happier and healthier. Our network of 300+ software-enabled smart Fridges vend handcrafted salads, grain bowls, sandwiches, and more. We are striving to change the food system from the ground up – one Fridge at a time. 

At our core, we are a team that cares – about the business, the impact our product makes, and about each other. We are data-driven, innovative, and quick to move on a good idea. Transparency and collaboration are key to our process, as Farmer’s Fridge is a fast-paced work environment where things are always evolving. We’re proud to have a tight-knit team where people bring their A game every day. 

Various team and company social events and town halls keep us connected to each other as well as aligned and focused on our short and long term goals. We’re opening Fridges weekly across the country and are looking for people with passion, ingenuity, and moxie to join our team and help us fulfill our mission of making healthy food as accessible as a candy bar!

Farmer’s Fridge is entering a period of rapid growth, and we are looking for a a motivated Business Data Analyst with strong technical skills and business acumen to help turn millions of potential data points into actionable insights that can drive product improvements, make our customer acquisition more efficient, improve our customer retention rates, and drive operating efficiencies on our production and logistics teams.

In a typical week, you will:

  • Collaborate with teams from the Marketing, Product, Engineering, Sales, Menu, and Finance departments to set internal benchmarks, develop critical metrics for new initiatives, and recommend continuous improvement strategies using data-driven insights.
  • Design, develop, test, automate, and launch new dashboards and reporting solutions across the company.
  • Maintain and support existing metrics, KPIs, reports and dashboards.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets and report findings and make recommendations to company leadership.
  • Work with the Business Intelligence and Engineering teams to understand existing internal tools and data warehouses and to identify data quality and reliability improvements and to establish best practices.
  • Support demand/inventory planning, sales and location forecasts, production planning, and predictive modeling efforts.

What are we looking for in a Business Data Analyst?  

  • You love extracting, wrangling, organizing, and analyzing complex data sets to find a story that will enable better, faster, and more informed decision making across the company.
  • You believe learning should be fun and seek to empower each employee at Farmer’s Fridge with the information, benchmarks, metrics, and insights that they need to be independently successful in their roles.
  • You strive for optimization, automation, and continuous improvement, knowing that what is currently being done can always be improved.
  • You are creative, flexible, and supremely detail-oriented but never lose sight of the big picture.  It would never occur to you to say, “that’s not my job”.
  • You are comfortable in an environment of high-growth and ambiguity.

 What background are we seeking for a Business Analyst?

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in programming languages, preferably R or Python
  • Experience in SQL experience for data extraction, manipulation and analyses; including complex joins.
  • Experience in data visualization
  • Intermediate to excellent Excel capabilities (pivot, vlookup, VBA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing data
  • Strong prioritization and communication skills
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to details

Benefits at Farmer's Fridge:

Happier Weekdays - Walking into the office should fill you with joy, not dread. We're a fun and passionate group, and we don't take ourselves too seriously. Bring your unique self to work, dress comfortably, and always feel free to share your thoughts and opinions. We encourage curiosity and inquiry; there's no hierarchy here when we're all swapping ideas around the cold brew tap. 

Never run on empty - Daily Farmer's Fridge meal, Monday bagels, draft cold brew, office snacks, and Friday happy hours are just some of the offerings to make sure you aren't distracted by a growling stomach.

Take a break - Check out what new products Chef is testing in the R&D kitchen, challenge a coworker to a game of Fridgeopology, rally a spontaneous happy hour at Goose Island down the street, start a heated debate on the best M&M flavor with a poll in Slack, or jump in on a team kickball game!

Innovate & Elevate - We're all teachers and learners. You'll grow, and help grow the company through cross-functional collaboration, open access to leadership, and regular business updates. You have a direct impact on the bottom line. Own it. Literally - with company equity you have the opportunity to share directly in our success. You can also participate in our 401(k) plan that includes a company match with immediate vesting.

 

Farmer’s Fridge is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

View our disclosures related to External Agencies and Applicants below: https://www.farmersfridge.com/careerdisclosures

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