Business Analyst - Burr Ridge, IL
PRAXAIR - Burr Ridge, IL

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Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Business Analyst for our location in Burr Ridge, IL.

The Business Analyst will identify, analyze, and track department key performance indicators (KPIs) and other operational metrics in support of Praxair Distribution, Inc.'s Hardgood operations. The Business Analyst be responsible for performing accurate and detailed data analyses and will make recommendations based on data findings to improve operations and increase revenue/margin growth.

Business Analyst

Participates in process development and business management discussions to ensure the department achieves its strategic objectives

Supports Product Management in a Data capacity

Understands overall business system landscape in order to define detailed requirements, analyze business and validate solutions

Discovers abnormal trends and gaps in product offerings and creates business cases, processes and implementation that will lead to improved operations & revenue/margin growth

Performs market analysis to discover revenue/margin growth opportunities

Communicates issues and/or opportunities to management that impact the department's performance goals

Develops project documentation for internal clients to facilitate sharing of project outcomes and best practices

Handle numerous task assignments simultaneously, work independently or with a project team

Extracts and summarizes raw data


Bachelor's Degree required, MBA preferred

3 years Business Analyst or similar experience is preferred

Proficient in Access & Excel

Statistical background is preferred

Six Sigma experience is a plus

Ability to dissect numbers and identify anomalies and abnormal trends

Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

Primary Location

IL-Burr Ridge



Job Posting

Jan 28, 2013

Unposting Date

Feb 27, 2013

Number of Openings



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Praxair makes lighter than airĀ and heavier than air gases available for practical applications. The largest North American industrial gas...