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61333: Ops Research Scientist III

Company: FedEx Freight
Location: Memphis
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

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, 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 and veterans.

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

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 have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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