Simulation Lead

Monsanto   •  

Saint Louis, MO

8 - 10 years

Posted 172 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop, lead and implement state of the art innovative approaches in optimization and simulation.
  • Lead adoption of predictive and prescriptive analytics across various functions at Monsanto.
  • Grow a team of Data Scientists to develop optimization and/or simulation solutions for operational efficiencies and revenue generation.
  • Work with business stakeholders, strategy personnel and engineering team to develop an enterprise-wide  analytics platform to efficiently develop, deploy, maintain and connect analytics models
  • Work with forward positioned teams to collaboratively develop solutions and share models and expertise where appropriate
  • Developing and managing external relationships 
  • Influencing a wide range of audiences, internally and at conferences or other external venues, through a range of engagements (e.g. presentations, panels)

Required skills:

  • MS or PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Economics, or other quantitative disciplines.
  • 5+ years experience applying sophisticated scientific methods in the areas of optimization and simulation
  • 5+ years experience with Simulation & Mathematical programming packages 
  • Understanding of big data technologies and cloud analytics environments is preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience applying advanced techniques for exploratory, predictive, prescriptive and operations research analytics modeling. 
  • Strong technical credentials in analytics field and up to date understanding of emerging simulation and optimization capabilities.
  • Experience leading a team of Data Scientists to develop simulation and optimization solutions
  • Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable and accepted technical solutions
  • Highly advanced ability to implement organizational, divisional and/or departmental vision and goals that result in achievement and success through exceptional leadership skills
  • Executive level oral and written communication skills including presentation skills, demonstrating the ability to convey information in a way that is meaningful and well received by stakeholders and team members
  • Creative, proactive, bold and out-of-box thinking
  • A proven track record of solving challenging and complex analytical/statistical problems.
  • Ability to prioritize and allocate resources, align with team members and business partners
  • Ability to translate complex scientific framework into clear and crisp message

Req ID 01Q73