Can't find what you're looking for?

Join our Talent Network
Join our Talent Network

Data Scientist - Transportation Analytics

This job posting is no longer active.

Location: Bangalore, KA, India
Date Posted: Nov 29, 2019

Share: mail

Job Description



Data Scientist I is responsible for supporting network, transportation or inventory model for process partners by leveraging supply chain simulation and optimization software with guidance from senior associates. This position is located in various facilities and reports to the engineering supervisor responsible for this area. 


Data Scientist I is responsible for supporting projects in the domain of the network modeling, transportation modeling and/or inventory modeling. The associate should have ability to support senior associates on projects related to multi echelon network design, transportation solution design, safety stock optimization and multi time period inventory deployment. A person in this role is expected to support 1-2 projects at a time.


The job duties of a Data Scientist I are to support projects in the domain of the network modeling, transportation modeling and/or inventory modeling. To be successful, a Data Scientist I must utilize technical skills as well as soft skills. 

The domain and technical skills are defined in 4 key skills:  Domain (inventory/transportation/network) knowledge, tool (inventory/transportation/network) knowledge, data purification & analysis and build executive deck for customer review. In addition, it is expected that a Data Scientist I is knowledgeable about the business domain and can integrate this into the overall solution. A Data Scientist I is expected to be proficient in some areas of the domain (network / transportation / inventory modeling) and address issues from a technical stand point.

In addition to technical skills, a Data Scientist I needs to demonstrate intermediate to fully skilled levels of the following values based competencies (VBCs):  integrity & trust; building inclusive relationships; customer focus; problem solving; priority setting; and dealing with uncertainty. 

Although the requirements above describe most of the responsibilities of the Data Scientist I, due to the breadth of issues that arise on projects, it is sometimes expected that a Data Scientist I take on other responsibilities outside of this job description.


Background/Experience (Required):

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, supply chain management, logistics or a related field.
  • Require 1 - 3 years of relevant experience in supply chain, network optimization & simulation.
  • Basic level knowledge of any one of the supply chain optimization tools (Barloworld CAST, JDA Transportation Modeler, ILOG CPLEX, Supply Chain Guru, IBM LogicNet)
  • Must be comfortable working in MS Office, and industry standard statistics and data visualization packages
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time throughout the year, with some months in excess of that. 


Background/Experience (Desired):

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Operations Research, college degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering (operation research).    
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.    
  • Good analytical thinker, experience in data analysis and project management, ability to work well in team settings and attention to detail.


Share: mail

Job Info

Nov 29, 2019