Senior Logistics Modeler - Food SC

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Nov 08, 2018
Jan 10, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
The Senior Logistics Modeler support Target's Transportation network by anticipating future business needs, identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement, and developing & executing strategies to improve efficiencies by optimizing performance and expense. Gathers and analyzes data to solve highly complex business problems, evaluating multiple scenarios to predict and plan for future outcomes and support decision making. Provides thought leadership and peer coaching to lower level analysts, and uses data to influence peers and leaders, driving toward action and leading key partners toward the right business decisions.Data Modeling & Analysis

Deploy technology based algorithmic solutions to address business needsRecommend solutions to business problems based on analyzing large data models, data mining, leveraging optimization tools, machine learning techniques, and statisticsBuild and conduct simulations of supply chain under new parameters to understand impact of proposed changes to supply chain performance and make appropriate recommendationsUse data mining and statistical modeling to research inputs and develop scenarios for simulation modelsConduct analysis on current and new projects impacting the supply chain network specifically transportationUse historical trend data and future commitments to determine volumes and shifts to ensure necessary capacity requirements meet business needs.
Project, Process, and Program Management

Support and provide recommendations for projects and programs such as end to end supply chain initiatives and optimization.Influence leaders by providing accurate data analysis, interpretation, with well-founded insights.  Impact and influence key decisions throughout the project life cycle in conjunction with senior leaders.Manage relationships with internal partners to keep them informed on the Transportation perspective and impact related to supply chain initiatives.Identify roadblocks and communicate proactively to key stakeholders alerting them of potential delays.Consulting and Process Improvement

Lead peers in the development of process documentation related to Transportation Planning procedures and systems, forecasting, and workload planning.Ensure consistency and clarity so all processes stay current and are updated on schedule.Recommend appropriate responses to regulatory agency, external vendors and internal partner inquiries. About Us

Bachelor's Degree in math, statistics, analytics, and/or computer scienceA minimum of 3 years experience in Big Data AnalyticsM.S. in operations research math, advanced statistics, physics, and/or computer science preferredGood problem solving and project management experienceStrong written and verbal communication skillsA strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with dataPrefer candidates with previous Supply Chain experience / exposure (HQ or DC's)

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