Associate Data Scientist
Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.
Join our Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and deliver essential products to our customers.
What you’ll be doing:
The Associate Data Scientist (Robotics and Automation) 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 algorithms that optimize Staples’ order fulfillment system while achieving or exceeding service-level targets
Ability to provide technical expertise in software design, construction, and deployment.
Develop fulfilment solutions for Supply Chain Automation and Robotics with internal and vendor resources to support operations
Perform on-site commissioning support
What you bring to the table:
Apply analytical methods to solve complex, data-driven business problems that will ultimately have a direct impact on the Staple’s 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
What’s needed- 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)
BS in Analytical field (Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other fields with focus on analytical work) with 3 years of industry experience
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
What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications
Programming Skills developing applications in Python or Java
Knowledge and experience using major Python frameworks such as Flask, Pandas, TensorFlow and NumPy.
Experience working with various RDBMS (e.g.: SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Azure Cosmos DB, DynamoDB, Redshift, Teradata, Oracle, Snowflake)
Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center
Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more!
Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !
To apply for this job email your details to Staplestaffing@staples.com