61333: Ops Research Scientist III
Company: FedEx Freight
Posted on: September 18, 2023
FedEx Freight, Inc. in Memphis, TN has the following opening for
an Operations Research Scientist III
Summary of Duties: 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. Lead the evaluation of alternative systems or
transportation networks employing financial, computer, geographic
or operational models as appropriate. 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. Research cutting edge technologies in support of
the best practices in any transportation or network related
question. Individually, or as project lead, design and develop
models for testing, validation and evaluation of strategic
proposals. Prepare decision analysis and reports for presentation
to senior management. Utilize multimedia presentations and formal
reports for presenting analyses to senior management.
Qualifications: Requires a Doctorate or Master's in Industrial
Engineering, Math/Statistics, or related quantitative discipline.
Experience in engineering, statistics, forecasting, or data
analysis required (2 years with Doctorate, or 5 years with
Masters). Experience can be gained concurrently with graduate level
education. Experience in each of the following skills: Programming
skills and languages including JAVA, Python, SQL, and SAS;
Optimization/simulation software CPLEX, Gurobi, and FlexSim;
Mathematical optimization and solution methods for linear,
non-linear, dynamic and integer programming; Designing and building
machine learning models; Relational database systems Oracle, DB2
and Terradata; Statistical software and reporting interfaces, data
mining tools, machine learning techniques and data visualization;
and Data visualization tools including Spotfire and Power BI.
To Apply: Go to https://careers.fedex.com/freight, enter Job ID
RC654941 under Keywords and follow prompts to apply. FedEx Freight
Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled
If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply
for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or
e-mail at ADAAssistance@freight.fedex.com.
FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment
because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed,
or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
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(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
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contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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