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Manager, Data & Analytics- PDC

Digi-Key Electronics
Thief River Falls, MN
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Office and Administration
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Full Time

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DigiKey is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. In addition to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components and providing the best service possible to customers, employees have access to a highly competitive benefits package. The package includes a comprehensive health insurance plan featuring a low co-pay and no deductible plan as well as dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; competitive paid time off; relocation assistance; 401(k) and profit sharing; and education advancement. To learn more, visit our benefits and perks page .


Position Overview: The Manager, Data and Analytics- PDC is responsible for managing and developing leaders of people and potentially individual contributors. This position ensures business objectives aligning to PDC strategy and policy are accomplished through established, implemented and executed plans & tactics. The position's focus is on maintaining, coaching and developing staff, communicating organization objectives and expectations, and monitoring the progress of projects and initiatives, taking appropriate action when needed.

Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

• Manage a group of employees; primarily manages employees at seasoned / professional level. Develop team members through the use of strategic delegation. Accountable for the performance of a team within own discipline based on departmental strategy & goals
• Develop and administer plans and procedures for all company personnel; adapt plans to address resource and operational challenges
• Oversee planning and organization of department activities. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and measurements in alignment with corporate strategy
• Lead, plan and organize department staff meetings. Provide business and team updates. Ensure that action items are completed in a timely manner
• Evaluate reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommend new approaches for continual improvements in efficiency and service of the department
• Build key partnerships within the organization to ensure understanding of broad business strategy and impact to the Data Centric DigiKey and well as departments within the PDCe
• Act as a change agent who is able to gain consensus and influence action
• Identify opportunities for team and|or supervisor development (e.g. hard or soft skill) to ensure industry and corporate standards are met; partner when|where appropriate to develop and organize development activities
• Continually evaluate assigned department's workforce needs|requirements; coordinate hiring schedule/requirements with HR
• Monitor and evaluate performance dashboards and reports; determine root cause of issues & propose|lead recommendations & implementation for resolution
• Provide direction and guidance to employees and manage issues appropriately. Partner with Human Resources (HR) when needed
• Oversee and provide strong mentorship to employees through effective training, coaching and team building
• Monitor and evaluate performance dashboards and reports; determine root cause of issues & propose|lead recommendations & implementation for resolution
• Ability to travel - domestically and internationally as needed|requested
• May lead|participate on cross-functional committees, task forces
Position Specific Info
• Provide supervision of project or multiple projects to achieve a corporate vision.
• Leads regular reviews for accountability and successful management of the project, stakeholders and suppliers.
• Utilizing data to identify gaps and inefficiencies to current state business processes.
• Appropriately influence PDC leadership the changes needed based off of the data you/team has gathered.
• Prioritize the opportunities you/team has found based on how those changes will affect PDC and determine the ROI for the company.
• Supporting root cause analyses.
• Collecting and reporting metrics.
• Participating in regular staff and strategy meetings to agree priorities and tactics.
• Serves as starting point|liaison for Product Owners, IT, & LeanSixSigma as it relates to PDC projects; understands which internal Customer Service team members are being leveraged as resources on projects and how much time they are allotted to the project and for what.
• Review departmental project requests (e.g. IT, Lean, etc) to understand the complexity of the requests and the areas impacted as well as viability and alignment with the roadmap; may perform analysis and research for specific PDC leaders and projects|change initiatives.
• Develops and updates PDC reports|dashboards and escalates any potential issues to the PDC team based on complete understanding of business change(s) to the PDC organization.
• Collects and reports out on projects driven by and impacting PDC
• Demonstrates strong presentation skills for a variety of audiences, including executive management
• Demonstrates ability to understand and analyze reports as well as confidence to make recommendations
• Demonstrates ability to actively participate as a member of the DigiKey Management Team to meet departmental goals
• Demonstrates a high level of confidentiality
• Demonstrates professionalism and ability to communicate at all levels within the organization
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Expert in time, resource management with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong representative of sense of accountability and ownership; ability to lead your business and clearly communicate the results back to the organization

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Two-Year Degree in Operations, Business Administration or similar area of study or equivalent, relevant work experience (Preferred)

• Typically, 4+ years of management experience
• 5+ Digi-Key &/or industry experience in Order Fulfillment, people leadership or other relevant work experience (Preferred)

Physical Requirements:
• Able to twist or bend and occasionally climb stairs
• Able to reach with hands and arms above shoulder level
• Generally, spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
• Generally, spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body

DigiKey Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or .

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As one of the fastest-growing electronic component distributors in the world, DigiKey is ramping up. And we’re giving quality people lots of opportunities to grow. Here, you can find a role that fits your future with career development resources and an industry-leading benefits package including an $18/hour starting wage for full-time entry level positions with an additional $2,000 sign-on bonus. No matter where life takes you, DigiKey is the kind of place you’ll want to stay put.



We believe in hiring the best people - and offering a benefits package that makes them want to stay for the long term. Check out the benefits and perks you'll receive as a valued Digi-Key employee.

  • Health Insurance Plan
  • On-Site Clinic - save time and money without a co-pay or a need to clock out
  • Relocation Assistance - you could be eligible for relocation assistance 
  • 401(k) - with matching funds
  • Flexible Spending Account - enables you to pay for unreimbursed medical and dental expenses.
  • Time Off  - competitive time off to meet your needs


Company info
701 Brooks Avenue South
Thief River Falls
United States

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