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Business Intelligence Analyst

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 Kelowna, BC KF Aerospace

KF Aerospace is expanding its reporting and business intelligence capabilities with a newly created position dedicated to data.


As we grow and expand to meet the needs of our customers and the changing marketplace, the demand for data is growing exponentially. While the current emphasis is on day to day transactional reporting we are seeing an opportunity for the right individual to drive Business Intelligence initiatives that will help with decision making, identify efficiencies, and cut costs.


The qualified individual will be responsible for fulfilling day to day information needs as well as defining and driving business intelligence initiatives. We are looking for someone that can get ahead of the curve, work with the business, and identify innovative ways to use the data that we have.


In our environment, we’re primarily using QlikView, Power BI, Crystal Reports, and Elastic Stack.


Some possible projects that we’ll be looking at in the next couple of years:


·         Work with Inventory analysts to optimize inventory levels, forecast utilizations, monitor for potential shortages, etc.

·         Developing KPIs, dashboards, and reports for executives to monitor the health of the company.

·         Work with the maintenance and planning department to validate future bids against historical work: validating estimates, looking for optimizations, etc.

·         Work with customers and vendors to collect and collaborate on aviation specific data with the goal of providing value added services to our customers.

·         Work with analysts and developers to look for trends and patterns in data systems that will help with data governance, identifying data integrity issues, looking for problems before they happen, etc.

·         Analyze usage data from IT systems to help focus development in the areas that either require attention, or will provide the biggest value to the company.




  • Certification or degree in an applicable field or equivalent work experience.
  • Extensive experience working with BI tools (QlikView, Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience working with SQL Server: including querying, query optimization, etc.
  • Experience working with data warehouse, cubes, etc.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.

·         Minimum 5 years relevant working experience.

·         Able to work independently in an office environment.

  • Personal Attributes: Self-starter, work well within a group and under pressure, strong communication and relationship building skills, good research skills, well organized, effective time manager and adaptable.




Our compensation policy is to pay market competitive wages while allowing consistently strong employees the opportunity to exceed market levels based on performance. These wages are combined with the following benefits:


·         Paid vacation and the opportunity to bank overtime for additional vacation or as a pension plan contribution;

·         A matching pension plan, and voluntary RRSP;

·         MSP and Extended Medical (including Health Spending Account);

·         Dental (including orthodontics for children);

·         Life and Accident Insurance;

·         Personal days off;

·         Short and Long Term Disability;

·         Employee and Family Assistance Program; and

·         Employee perks such as free financial advice, discounted eye wear, and much more.

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