Data Analyst 2

at APN Software Services Inc. in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description


RAMP Reliability Data Controller
Position Overview

We’re a Mobility Customer Service company! We’re a leading global provider of short-distance, regional and long-distance rolling stock, as well as product, system and digital solutions for passenger and freight transport. We ensure that passengers are transported in a safe and comfortable environment while also meeting economic and environmental requirements. Our products are future-oriented and enable cost-effective operations while reducing environmental impact and conserving resources.

Company wants to fill a position in the Rail Asset Management & Performance Center team in New Castle, Delaware. The applicant is responsible for reporting on our performance indicators to monitor the allocated fleet(s) and identify opportunities to improve the fleet's reliability and performance. The Reliability Data Controller will investigate and recommend continuous improvements for the company's locomotive and train set fleets and providing specialist technical support to the maintenance teams.

Applicants who want to join our company's Service Department would be responsible for the following tasks:

 Ensure the field experience data and information is collected thoroughly and completely
 through the given tools, e.g., Salesforce, SAP or MAXIMO, comprising all corrective and preventive maintenance activities and material use.
 Maximize fleet performance by analyzing data to help prevent in-service failures and to provide trend analysis to aid fleet reliability improvement measures.
 Evaluate data for historic failures and establish trend analysis to support material, logistic and maintenance planning.
 Identify improvement opportunities to the performance team.
 Review, update and analyze internal performance databases.
 Monitor reliability and performance trends and develop improvement proposals.
 Produce reports for Fleet Performance and Reliability as required.
 Review all defects and actions taken to rectify those to a satisfactory level.
 Monitor maintenance practices and assist with continuous improvement programs as
 Supply clear, concise, accurate, and timely reports.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

 Position requires a minimum of an associate degree in a Data Analytics or equivalent field. Any appropriate combination of academic and work experience.
 Required amount of travel: 5%
 Must demonstrate core competencies of effective communications, listening, and have strong organizational skills.
 Ability to learn quickly how to use several different internal databases / systems
 Proven ability to work systematically and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
 Must be computer literate, and have knowledge of computerized maintenance systems, or possess the ability to learn.
 Must possess proven skills with all Microsoft Office (including Excel/Word/Access/PowerPoint/PowerBi) products (advanced knowledge)
 Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
 Basic understanding of Reliability principles in relation to the overall product development life cycle (verification/validation of requirements, failure distributions, root cause analysis, FRACAS, etc.)
 Experience maintaining and utilizing FRACAS databases


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

 1-3 years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
 Understand Rolling Stock maintenance regimes and fault-finding principles
 Knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations CFR-49
 Background or formal training in Quality tools, e.g., six sigma, Cause mapping, 5s.
 Ability to analyze data and prepare reports using analytics and business intelligence platforms like Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, TIBCO Spotfire, or similar.
 Experience with basic Excel/VBA/SQL programming, with knowledge of applying script logic to extract, analyze, or process data.
 Understanding of Railroad key performance indicators/metrics (e.g. MDBF, MTBF, FPM, Availability, MTTR)
 Experience with Reliasoft Software (Weibull ++) analyses 



 As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, APN Software is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. APN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Job Posting: 898613

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022

Updated On: Feb 16, 2022