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Senior Operations Research Engineer

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Remote (work anywhere in U.S.)
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Schneider is hiring a Senior Operations Research Engineer to join their award-winning TECH team. In this role, you'll be responsible for creating statement of work documents, data identification, data preparation (merging data from different sources, cleansing, manipulation, etc.), model selection and creation (descriptive as well as prescriptive models) model training, testing, improving and documenting. You will prepare reports of findings and present to executives, as well as develop key performance indicators to enable tracking of the project benefits. At Schneider, we believe strongly this is the future of Operations Research. This is a groundbreaking opportunity to continue to grow and seek more automation and intelligences in the business. This role allows for huge growth potential!

About the Role:

  • You will develop a sufficient understanding of client’s business operations and practices to apply the appropriate methods, models, and analysis.
  • You will present advanced level engineering analysis and other advanced analytical research to technical and non-technical business audiences; interpret results, understand business implications, and influence decision makers.
  • You will efficiently communicate technical engineering solutions and results into appropriate business language for clear client understanding.
  • In this role you will prepare proposals, statements-of-work, project logs and updates, and presentations in a clear and concise manner. Document project assumptions, approach and results including net savings or profit.

You will enjoy a strong work/life balance as an associate that includes paid vacation and holidays along with paid personal time off. You will also have access to medical, dental, and vision insurance and enjoy our company-paid life insurance and 401(k) savings with a company funded retirement plan. Schneider values individual development and offers a wide variety of opportunities through company-paid training and more than 170 personal development courses. What are you waiting for? You will love it here.

As a Senior Operations Research Engineer, you will need:

  • PhD degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, plus two years of significant work experience; or Master's degree plus four years of significant work experience required.
  • To validate skill with mathematical optimization modeling, linear programming solution techniques and Linear Programming/Integer Programming modeling tools.
  • Strong PC/Windows background with working knowledge of databases and spreadsheets and an understanding of the capabilities and uses of database applications.
  • Strength with Java and/or Python; proficiency with modeling interfaces such as ILOG Concert, DoCPLEX or Gurobipy.
  • Proficiency with one or more high level modeling languages such as AMPL, GAMS, MOSEL.

Company Overview:

Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started in 1935 with one man, one truck and one dream. Since then, we’ve grown and evolved to become a $5 billion company (2018 revenue) with one of the broadest portfolios of services in the industry delivering superior customer experiences.

The Schneider Way:

  • We treat our customers, associates, shareholders and suppliers with integrity, dignity and respect.
  • We are a desirable employer due to our dedication to achieving mutually beneficial, lasting relationships.
  • We are a responsible member of the community.

Core Values:

  • Safety-first and always
  • Integrity in every action
  • Respect for all
  • Excellence in all that we do
Rise to the challenge and become a part of the Schneider family. Be the difference with a leader in an industry that impacts the world. Apply today at
Schneider is an equal opportunity employer.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Schneider

Our history has taught us that treating everyone with dignity and respect is vital to our ongoing success. We embrace and seek out diversity that is inclusive of thought, race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, experience and background. We find that this diversity and openness ensures that all our associates have equal access to opportunities and resources to contribute fully to the organization’s success, and it fuels innovation, improves strategic thinking and cultivates leadership. Navigate to the following link to learn more about DEI at Schneider.

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