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Swagelok Job Posting Description


Swagelok, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest employers and an 11-time winner of the NorthCoast 99, is repeatedly recognized as a top place to work. We manufacture products that impact critical industries around the globe, and we are focused on the quality of our products, processes, and people. A values-driven company since 1947, we continue to grow and we invite you to join our team! 


Position Summary:

Our Manager Data and Analytics Platforms (MDA) defines the data and analytics (D&A) strategy aligned to our organizational objectives and data governance program.  The MDA will manage the data and analytics team and lead in the planning, evaluating, and selecting the right business intelligence capabilities for the enterprise enabling distributed analytics staff to have the best D&A skills, processes, and technologies possible.  The MDA serves as an advisor to the leadership team and consults with other Line of Business and IT teams to develop and deliver enterprise-wide solutions for complex data challenges, to derive insights, improve decision making, and automate processes.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Defining D&A Strategy: Identifies and standardizes the use and governance of data and analytics.  This includes the governance of data and algorithms used for analysis, analytics applications and automated decision making.  Creates value by unlocking and sharing data and information in ways which will spur innovation.
  • Collaborates with Data Governance: Cascades from data strategy into data governance to promote data access, quality, and analytical capability.  Strives to reduce the cost of managing data and increase the value of the data.
  • Identifying and Defining D&A Investments: Works with business and IT leaders to identify areas of technical needs for future data science capabilities. Drives the development and deployment of the data and analytics platform.  Identifies and prioritizes business projects and enterprise data initiatives utilizing data science capabilities.
  • Advising and Reporting: Serves as the Data Analytics technical advisor.  Represents the D&A team at leadership meetings and conferences.  Develops and gives oral presentations on the power and value of data.  Leads and/or serves on steering committees and helps leadership use its data effectively at these meetings.
  • Facilitating Internal and External Collaboration: Collaborates with industry data experts to allow a proactive approach to improving insights derived from various data sources.  Applies expert knowledge and mastery of advanced mathematics/statistical/computer science methods, theories, and standards to analyze enterprise results and reports, relevant external publications, and conference papers. Recommends and pursues collaboration and provides appropriate technical guidance to ensure the success of such collaborations. Interacts with business areas and IT on D&A solutions.
  • Identifying Opportunities for New Data Products: Lead strategy development for D&A products to ensure the program becomes pervasive throughout the organization and helps enable new revenue streams.  To support these endeavors, collaborate with the CIO to ensure that digital products are released on time, on budget and with high quality. Be a champion for the information services and related D&A capabilities.
  • Challenge associates to improve and provide opportunities to assist them in reaching their potential
  • Educates associates to understand and achieve individual, company and organizational goals through:
  • Training, directing, coaching and evaluation of team members
  • Approximate # of direct reports 8-10

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Analytics, Computer Science or related fields 
•    7+ years of extensive implementation and support skills in one or more applications supporting the business areas 
•    4+ years leading projects 
•    Excellent communication skills, presentation skills, and computer skills 
•    Demonstrated experience with developing data strategy, policies, and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet or exceed expectations in a dynamic environment; experience creating tools and capabilities to assist with data discovery & collaboration, ensure data quality, and to load, clean, enrich, manage, and share data and metadata from a variety of sources
•    Knowledge of Systems Analysis, software development and project management
•    Ability to define strategic initiatives and oversee the development of long-term plans and proposals
•    Ability to effectively drive business, culture, and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment
•    Ability to effectively coordinate, allocate, and manage resources and projects throughout multiple teams
•    Knowledge of trends and developments in the fields of data management and data analytics
•    Information management and quantitative skills, including working knowledge of IT infrastructure, various technologies/platforms, and enterprise-specific vendor solutions
•    Industry-specific knowledge of data security protocols, policies, and regulations



•    Exceptional analytical, written, oral, and presentation skills with proven track record of effectively communicating actionable insights
•    Exemplary diplomatic skills and ability to help senior business leaders see value, opportunities, and risks beyond their own area of expertise
•    Ability to understand problems from a broad perspective and anticipate the impact of administrative issues and solutions

Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
•    Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.


Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland