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Business Data Analyst

Company: UL
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

General – Network Red Background – Safer World

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

Under supervision, prepare studies on operational business processes, including collecting economic, technological, industry, customer, and fulfillment delivery data.  Develops and implements metrics, reports, and tools to monitor operational analytics.  Analyzes results and identifies opportunities for improvement.  Supports cross-functional teams with data and metrics to drive initiatives to improve division bottom line profit results.



  • Collects information regarding customers, products, revenue, costs, etc. to evaluate results and operational data sources to provide to cross functional teams and business leaders.
  • Work with other members of the Operations Team and business to retrieve relevant, and necessary data for various initiatives.
  • Support cross-functional projects using advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities.
  • Serve as Technical Business Administrator for key division business applications, such as PSA.
  • Apply statistical analysis, simulations, and predictive modeling to analyze current procedures and make recommendations.
  •  Build, develop and maintain division wide data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics support that support key business decisions
  • Communicate results and business impacts of insight initiatives to key stakeholders.
  •  Develops and maintains databases.
  •  Train other members of the business on reporting and metrics.
  • Performs other duties as required.

  •  PowerBI, Salesforce, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics reporting experience.
  •  Highly collaborative and strong communication skills
  •  Experience with MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, etc.)
  •  Experience with VBA and basic macro functionality
  •  University degree in computer science, business, finance, marketing, or a related discipline

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.  


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com. 

Keywords: UL, Buffalo Grove , Business Data Analyst, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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