IHS Markit Analyst - China Powertrain & Compliance Forecasting, Automotive in Shanghai, China

  • The analyst will ultimately take responsibility for supporting the Principal Analyst in the maintenance of the China powertrain production forecast

  • In addition to traditional quantitative analysis techniques, the analyst will publish summary information and rationale for his/her forecast such as legislative, technological developments, system information, trend analysis and engine product cycle charts, i.e. a qualitative assessment

Researching information

  • The analyst will work closely to and take guidance from one of our Principal China Analysts, in the collection of Powertrain related information such as regulation, technology, and daily news in the China market. Based on the information collection and additional data sourcing such as vehicle actual sales and used vehicle powertrain statistics, the analyst will analyze the drivers and factors behind this information, and produce logical assumptions for the impact on the Powertrain forecast

Client Support

  • Key to our continued success is the close liaison with our customers, in order to ensure that their information needs be fulfilled. The Analyst will be required to support and defend information and forecasts delivered to clients, and should also ensure that clients optimize the benefits available from the use of our products and services. The Analyst will be responsible for building partnerships with clients in his/her region, dealing with their concerns and issues and providing general customer support.


  • Proposes new internal processes; develops creative means to overcome barriers; analyzes causes of problems, develops alternatives and creative solutions.

Role-Based Competencies

  • Data Coordination: Ensures timely and accurate delivery of data from sources; works with data sources in a professional manner; collects, organizes and stores data within a usable, accessible structure; works with product and technical groups to develop appropriate data format and structure

  • Data Analysis: Merges and/or combines disparate data into a coherent format and structure; deploys cleansed and consistent data through appropriate company systems; ensures data integrity; uses comprehensive quality control procedures to synthesize and integrate external data into company's systems; identifies and solves data consistency issues

  • A degree in Engineering or Science. An Automotive technology element is desirable

  • More than 2 years in related automotive experience

  • At least 1 years of data management experience desired with emphasis on cleansing, importing merging, formatting, and synthesizing large data sets

  • Well developed and experience with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to visualize and compile large sets of data into a clear and useable format

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate technical issues both verbally and in writing to nontechnical people.

  • Developed organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and effectively prioritize.

  • Proven ability to analyze, assess and interpret complex technical information.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to creatively problem-solve

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