Data Analyst

Yoder Smokers – Voted Best Overall Pellet Grill of 2023 by People Magazine.

How would you like to join a company that has found its way onto the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies three of the last 5 years?

Unlike other lists that are based superficially on a company’s net worth, the Inc. 5000 is an elite showcase of the most noteworthy cases of company growth and development over the last year, giving credit to businesses where credit is truly due. We find ourselves in good company—devoted companies who roll up their sleeves and work with what they’ve got to build something sustainable.

That said, our allegiance to American-made means more than ever. Our staff commitment to deliver world-class products with customer care that is second to none, remains the foundation of our brand.

Data Analyst Overview

Yoder Smokers is looking to add a Data Analyst to our IT Team. As a Data Analyst, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining data infrastructure and business intelligence solutions within our manufacturing environment. Your expertise will bridge the gap between technical data management and actionable insights, enabling data driven decision-making across the organization.


· Data Pipeline Development:

o Assemble large, complex datasets that meet both non-functional and functional business requirements.

o Design and implement internal process improvements, including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability.

o Optimize data delivery by building required infrastructure for extraction, transformation, and loading from various data sources.

o Utilize SQL technologies for efficient data processing.

· Analytics and Visualization:

o Build analytical tools to leverage the data pipeline, providing actionable insights into key business performance metrics.

o Collaborate with stakeholders (data, design, product, and executive teams) to address data-related technical issues.

o Create data visualizations that enhance understanding and drive decision-making.

· Data Architecture:

o Work as a business systems analyst and data architect to design robust data models and schemas.

o Ensure data structures align with business needs and industry standards.

o Integrate new data management tools into the manufacturing ecosystem.

· Data Analysis and Troubleshooting:

o Run tests on data designs to isolate errors and ensure data quality.

o Troubleshoot data-related technical issues promptly.

o Optimize SQL queries for performance and efficiency.

Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or comparable experience, and continuing education related to the position.
3+ years of experience in information architecture, information management and data analysis, translating business requirements into technical data requirements, and data modeling experience in data warehouse and OLTP environments.
Solid verbal and written communication skills with experience delivering consumable, easy-to-use dashboards and reports.
· Proficiency in MS Excel (Pivot Tables, XLOOKUP, conditional formatting, & data validation error handling), SQL Server, & Power BI.

· Familiarity with data warehousing concepts.

· Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to build and optimize data sets, ‘big data’ pipelines, and architectures.
  • Strong communication skills to translate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, and be adaptable to change.
  • Must be inquisitive and seek answers to questions without being asked.

What will put you ahead:

· MiSys Manufacturing system experience.

· Sage 300 system experience.

This multifaceted role will empower you to shape data-driven strategies, enhance operational efficiency, and contribute to the success of the manufacturing organization. If you thrive in a dynamic environment where data meets innovation, we encourage you to apply!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 3 years



  • Day shift, Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Hutchinson, KS 67501: Relocate before starting work (Required)
  • Work Location: In person

You can also view this application on INDEED

Job Category: Computer Information Technoloy
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Yoder Kansas

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