at FedEx Freight, Inc. in Harrison, Arkansas, United States
FedEx Freight, Inc. in Harrison, AR has the following opening for a Senior Analyst - Operations Research
Summary of Duties: Responsible for formulating and applying sophisticated modeling and other advanced analytic methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. Concentrate on collecting, cleansing and analyzing data, developing decision support software and producing actionable information for decision making. Identify business opportunities or expand ideas obtained from management in order to conceptualize and define and model operational problems to assess feasibility and impact. Identify performance improvement opportunities via data analysis and develop decision support tools to ensure most cost conscience, efficient use of company resources that supports service objectives. Develop concepts into business plans utilizing appropriate research techniques, methodologies, and experience and present them to senior management with recommendation for implementation. Develop and implement data collection systems from primary and secondary sources and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality. Identify, analyze, interpret and visualize trends or patterns in complex data sets. Evaluate alternative systems or transportation networks employing financial, computer, geographic or operational models as appropriate. Research cutting edge technologies in support of the "best practices" in any transportation or network related question. Provide project support or individually design and develop models for testing, validation and evaluation of strategic proposals.
Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Math/Statistics, or related quantitative discipline and 5 years of experience in the job offered or a related engineering or data analytics position. Employer will also accept a Master's degree in Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Math/Statistics, or related quantitative discipline and 3 years of experience in the job offered or a related engineering or data analytics position. Must have experience in each of the following skills: JAVA; SQL; SAS; Relational database systems: Oracle, DB2, Terradata; Statistical software and reporting interfaces; Data visualization and machine learning techniques; and Data mining tools.
To Apply: Go to https://careers.fedex.com/freight, enter Job ID RC593112 under Keywords and follow prompts to apply. FedEx Freight Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
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