Market Research Analyst

Glenview, IL 60026

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Company Information
Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.
Anixter offers competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

Job Description
Gather, compile, summarize and provide key insights related to market intelligence data & information. The position operates as a part of a marketing analytics team to provide market insights to expand product categories, customer segments and market share.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of trends, events and major players in focus area and provide insight through analysis of market and economic factors, financial metrics and other data.
  • Build internal and external capabilities for information collection, including primary and secondary market research activities and market data for organization.
  • Through execution of primary and secondary market research projects, develop conclusions and recommendations that can be used by management and the marketing teams to make better business decisions, better understand customer segments and to identify opportunities and potential risks.
  • Research new sources for industry data that could potentially be used to assess relevant market sizes, growth rates, players, etc.
  • Research and consolidate industry, trend, demographic, and macroeconomic data.
  • Conduct competitive assessments and other cross functional projects on an ad hoc basis.
  • Provide clear, thorough and consistent analysis: market trends, product performance, market opportunities and potential risks.
  • Understand and give insight into statistical analyses of market research.
  • Convert complex data and findings into understandable tables, graphs, and written reports.
  • Prepare reports and present results to key stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Business or related field
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a related analytical or marketing position
  • Ability to work with large and diverse sources of data
  • Experience w/large figures & report databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and quantitative analytics
  • In-depth industry/business knowledge

Work Environment
Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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Our Blue Book!

Some companies have mission statements, some have employee policies.....we have the Blue Book.

"Enthusiasm is the greatest business asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence." Read more to find out if Anixter's business style is a good fit for you.

If you have a disability and need help with any part of the application process, or need an alternative method for applying, we are happy to assist. Please contact 224-521-8159 or, and we will put you in touch with the right person.

EEO is the Law, and we comply with every aspect of it. It's part of our values, and the way we conduct business. For more information, click here: EEO is the Law

Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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