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Date: Aug 21, 2021
Location: Davidson, NC, US
Company: MSC Industrial Supply
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Requisition ID : 5550
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Category : Information Technology
Work Location : Davidson, NC (CSC) - Remote
State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)
Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson
JOB TITLE: Sr. Data Scientist-REMOTE OPPORTUNITY
BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:
At MSC, we are growing our Analytics team and investing in forward-thinking BI and Data Analytics solutions. As we build out the team, we are looking for a smart and innovative leader who is self-sufficient and thrives in ambiguity, has experience in Analytics, and can drive results across MSC bridging business and technical areas. This is an opportunity to be a part of a special milestone, help us build the future of Analytics at MSC, and ignite a data-driven culture.
The Data Scientist will identify business problems and solves them by using various numerical techniques, algorithms, and models in Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning, Operations Research, and Data Mining. With the opportunity to work on a broad spectrum of areas where our business partners need support to leverage data in a meaningful way to mitigate risk, reduce costs, and identify or create new growth opportunities such as Customer Churn, Upsell/Crosssell, Equipment Failure Prediction, Operational Tools Automation, Demand Forecasting, Alert Optimization, Supply Chain Optimization, Inventory & Capacity Planning, Process Design & Optimization, and Financial Modeling.
This role is responsible for architecting and building pragmatic, scalable, and statistically rigorous solutions for focused business problems by leveraging or developing state-of-the-art statistical and machine learning methodologies on top of MSC's growing data ecosystem. Data Scientists also need communication skills to work across departments to understand what business leaders want to learn/gain from the company’s data assets. Additionally, this role will have direct reports in their squad consisting of on and offshore team members.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Provides technical leadership and guidance in advanced analytics solutions as well as:
o Partner swith stakeholders on projects to identify and articulate opportunities, see beyond the data to identify solutions that will raise the bar for decision making.
o Collaborates with cross-functional data and product teams across business applications to access and manipulate data, explain data gathering requirements, make recommendations, display results, and build efficient and scalable analytics solutions.
o Analysis of operational data and user behavior to improve overall business performance.
o Defines, computes, tracks, and continuously validate business metrics with diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive analytics.
o Architects, builds and maintains data driven machine learning models, experiments, forecasting algorithms, and optimization models.
o Mentors others as needed on best practices for design and implementation of cutting-edge analytics solutions.
o Communicates final recommendations and drive decision making.
* Stays current with latest cloud technologies, patterns, and methodologies; knowledge by clearly articulating results and ideas to key stakeholders. May be required to present ideas to larger audience for review and buy-in.
* Drives the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.
* Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required
*INDICATES ESSENTIAL DUTIES
To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Valid through: 10/26/2021