Data Analyst

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  1644

About Us


Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives.

Our Opportunity


Work Location: Fortescue Centre & Bennett St


Fortescue’s Perth office is located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people.


Roster: Monday to Friday


Role overview


The Data Analyst will play a pivotal role in the Data Analytics for Health and Safety team at Fortescue. This hybrid role combines the responsibilities of a Data Analyst and a Business Analyst, focusing on data analysis, process mapping, and supporting health and safety initiatives. The role requires a deep understanding of data analysis techniques, the ability to translate data into actionable insights, and expertise in optimizing business processes.

Key Responsibilities


  • Collect, clean, and analyze data from various sources to derive meaningful insights.
  • Develop and apply statistical models and analytical techniques to solve complex business problems related to health and safety.
  • Collaborate with the team to design data experiments, gather data, and perform hypothesis testing.
  • Create data visualizations and reports to communicate findings to stakeholders.
  • Write python/SQL code to create objects and automate tasks.
  • Conduct process mapping and analysis to identify areas for improvement in health and safety processes.
  • Propose and implement process enhancements, automation, and efficiency improvements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to scope and define data requirements for health and safety analytics.
  • Translating requirements into technical workplans.
  • Design data and automation pipelines across business systems.
  • Document data analysis methodologies, business processes, and improvements made.
  • Collaborate with the Visualization Engineer to ensure that data visualizations and dashboards support the analysis and reporting needs.
  • Coordinate with the Analytics Engineer to access and prepare data for analysis.

Qualifications and Experience



  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Business Analytics, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Data Platforms or data warehousing concepts. Including ETL processes, integration of systems via APIs and other data feeds.
  • Proven experience in data analysis, statistical modeling, and data visualization.
  • Strong business analysis skills, including process mapping and improvement.
  • SQL experience essential, snowflake desirable.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and programming languages (e.g., Python, R).
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Power BI).
  • Desirable exposure working in DataOps, Agile, Scrum, Continuous Delivery and/or Rapid Application Desirable Desirable understanding of AWS Cloud
  • Desirable understanding of Machine Learning.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex findings to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.


Our Commitment


Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 


Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.