Lead Data Analyst - Global Quality @ Mattel - El Segundo, CA

Lead Data Analyst - Global Quality

MattelEl Segundo, CA
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Company Description

It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Mattel is currently seeking a Lead Analyst for the Global Quality Group. This role will be a member of the corporate quality, regulatory, consumer service and safety team that supports our iconic brands such as Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher Price and American Girl. The Lead Analyst will be responsible for supporting data analysis and modeling projects, and developing Tableau dashboards to provide insights and recommendations to support business decisions. The role will require a high degree of technical skills, critical thinking, and strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams. In addition, the role will be responsible for cross-functional project management and ensuring that projects are completed on time and within scope.

This role can be located at our El Segundo, CA or East Aurora, NY office. Please apply to posting: R226701 for East Aurora location.

What Your Impact Will Be:

  • Develop and implement business ready datasets for our analysts and business partner to identify trends, patterns, and insights to support strategic business decisions.
  • Initiate new development of and support existing Tableau dashboards to improve our self-service environment
  • Work with teammates and partners to help upskill the group to elevate our analytic capabilities and foster data literacy. Consult with other experts in the org to create a collaborative environment
  • Support quality analytics team on how to effectively leverage quality data tools to increase effectiveness of analysis. Train team on new tools as needed
  • Create an environment of collaboration by consulting with other subject matter experts in Data Analytics as needed
  • Research the latest data tools, trends, and methodology to ensure the team is staying up to date on best practices
  • Provides technical leadership in the design and development of dashboarding and visualization projects


What We’re Looking For:

  • 2+ Years of functional experience in a data engineering/analytics role (ie. Google Cloud Platform, Azure)
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence tools - preferably Tableau (ie Cognos, PowerBI)
  • High competency in SQL, ETL and data modeling methodologies and tools (ie. Google Big Query, Alteryx, Ascend, Python, Git)
  • Familiarity with designing and implementing data models and data lake solutions
  • Ability to partner and communicate effectively with both technical and business facing groups in a global workforce
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • A self-starter that can work independently
  • Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.

The annual base salary range for this position is between $96,000 and $125,000.
**This range is indicative of projected hiring range, however annual base salary will be determined based on a candidate’s work location, skills and experience.

Additional Information

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

What It’s Like to Work Here:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute: We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Mattel is recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work™ and as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.