Data Engineer (Maternity Cover)

Location Wolverhampton
Discipline: Analyst
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££29.78 p/h (inside IR35) umbrella
Contact name: Johanna Cowan

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245 403 560
Job ref: 39458
Published: 28 days ago
Duration: 12 months (maternity cover)
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59

The Opportunity:

This role will undertake data engineering for Manufacturing projects to industrialise products and to support products in life, ensuring data is trusted, accurate and timely.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Products delivered on time and to cost and user accepted to standards

  • Story point velocity (measure of efficiency)

  • No. bugs/issues reported on the products

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for risk for own work whilst working on projects

  • Undertake data engineering for Manufacturing projects ensuring data quality and availability

  • Undertake data engineering for industrialisation (technological deployment)

  • Fix problems with products as required, escalate where needed

  • Perform data modelling for data requests for Manufacturing projects

  • Input into digital solutions and data assets in the cloud

  • Implement data transformation, wrangling and ETL solutions

  • Ensure data created through projects is available and fit for use by others in the cloud

  • Input into the data backlog for analytics interventions, reflecting prioritisation

  • Interface with IT where Service Delivery required, inputting into IT defined processes

  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Key Interactions:

  • IT

  • Product Owners

  • Product Managers

  • Data Analytics

  • Manufacturing stakeholder

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Strong working knowledge in Python (or similar)

  • Strong working knowledge in SQL (e.g., joins, CTEs, UDFs, stored procedures)

  • Previous experience of Data Analysis and Architecture in Manufacturing

  • Previous experience and knowledge of various data management tools (i.e. SDS etc.) & MS Excel / Access

  • Excellent level of ability to structure, analyse/ interpret data

  • High level of IT literacy

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred


  • Good working knowledge in a business intelligence tool (e.g. Tableau)

  • Manufacturing knowledge to ensure meaningful initial problem definition