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Data Scientist

Framingham, MA 01701
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**Description**



**Position Summary**



+ The Data Scientist (Supply Chain) is responsible for applying analytical methods to improve decision-making across the Staples Supply Chain

+ Using mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, and mathematical optimization, the individual will play an important role in the tactical execution of optimal or near-optimal solutions to complex decision-making problems

+ These problems will come from all parts of the Staples Supply Chain and will include challenges like:

+ Developing inventory management procurement strategies that minimize Staples investment in inventory while achieving or exceeding service-level targets

+ Refining the Staples logistics network strategy to ensure facility locations and store / customer assignments are optimized to minimize variable costs

+ Assist in developing carrier strategies for small package distribution services, fleet, TL, LTL carriers including route optimization modeling

+ Enhancing and implementing product profitability / cost-to-serve models to ensure the right products are being stocked in the right locations



**Primary Responsibilities:**



+ Apply analytical methods to solve complex, data-driven business problems that will ultimately have a direct impact on the Staples bottom-line

+ Communicate results to management as needed

+ Research, design, and implement data models and innovative algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to realize actionable results

+ This role will be directly or indirectly supporting all functional areas within the Staples Supply Chain



**Qualifications**

**Basic Qualifications:**



+ MS in Analytical field (Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other fields with focus on analytical work) plus 2 years of industry experience.

+ PhD in Analytical field (Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other fields with focus on analytical work)

+ Strong understanding of business domain

+ Experience with data mining, mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, and mathematical optimization tools, including linear programming, integer programming, mixed-integer programming, Markov decision processes, and multivariate analysis

+ Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner with both technical and nontechnical customers

+ Demonstrated analytical thinking & strategic problem - solving capabilities



**Preferred Qualifications:**



+ Programming Skills developing applications in NodeJS, Go, Python, Java, or Scala

+ Knowledge and experience using major statistical analysis tools such as R, Matlab, or SAS

+ Experience working with RDBMS and NoSQL data stores on-premise and in the Cloud (e.g.: SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Azure Cosmos DB, DynamoDB, Redshift, Teradata, Oracle, Snowflake)



_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_



_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2021-02-02 Expires: 2021-03-18

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